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CE Approver Unit

The Missouri Nurses Association Continuing Education Approver Unit is administratively and operationally responsible for coordinating all aspects of the peer review approval process of continuing nursing education activities and approved providers for the association.The Missouri Nurses Association accepts applications for approval from providers meeting the eligibility criteria. The Missouri Nurses Association Continuing Education Approver Unit has been operational since 1978. It was accredited at that time by the American Nurses Association and has maintained accreditation as an approver of continuing nursing education.

The goals of the Continuing Education Approver Unit Committee are updated during each biennium, and support the Missouri Nurses Association board of directors strategic plan. Goal progress is evaluated annually by the committee to ensure completion within the biennium. As a standing committee of the association, the Continuing Education Approver Unit Committee is expected to:

  • Implement a peer review process utilizing the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation criteria for approval of nursing continuing education activities,
  • Provide a mechanism for verification of quality for continuing (nursing) education programs,
  • Encourage nurses to maintain and improve knowledge and skills of professional practice, and
  • Foster availability and accessibility of continuing (nursing) education programs throughout the state.

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The Missouri Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

CNE Approval Process Survey

The CE Approver Unit Committee members are interested in how you rate our services throughout the continuing nursing education approval process, and how we can better meet your needs. Your feedback provides necessary information needed to monitor and maintain the quality of continuing nursing education in Missouri.

Please complete and return this survey by mail to the Missouri Nurses Association, Attn: Sara Fry, P.O. Box 105228, Jefferson City, MO 65110; by fax to 573-636-9576; or by email.

CNE Approval Process Survey.pdf (Adobe Acrobat Reader required)

CNE Approval Process Survey.doc (Microsoft Word document)

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