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Applying the American Nurses Association Credentialing Center Accreditation Program in the Setting of Registered Nurse Remediation

Harding, Andrew D. DNP, RN, CPHQ, FACHE, FAHA, FAEN; Sipe, Margie DNP, RN, NEA-BC; Whalen, Kathryn C. DNP, RN, FAHA; Almeida, Nicole MSN, RN, CNL

Journal for Nurses in Professional Development: November/December 2018 - Volume 34 - Issue 6 - p E1–E7
doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000503
Articles: Online Only

The objective of this project was to use and evaluate the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accreditation program in the context of registered nurse practice remediation using Just Culture. The quality improvement project intervention was aimed at educating nursing professional development educators about the accreditation program for registered nurse remedial education and implementing this program for remediation. It compared pre- and postintervention data for nurse educators using the nine key elements.

Andrew D. Harding, DNP, RN, CPHQ, FACHE, FAHA, FAEN, is Chief Nursing Officer, MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham and Natick, Massachusetts.

Margie Sipe, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, Massachusetts.

Kathryn C. Whalen, DNP, RN, FAHA, is Trauma Program Nurse Manager, South Shore Health System, Weymouth, Massachusetts.

Nicole Almeida, MSN, RN, CNL, is Clinical Expert Nurse, Southcoast Hospitals Group, New Bedford, Massachusetts.

The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationship with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.

ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE: Andrew D. Harding, 70 Old Farm Road, Bridgewater, MA 02324 (e-mail:

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