Program Approval: Minnesota's Case for an Accreditation Requirement

From
Research Library
Publish Date
2012
Topic
Education, Licensure, Practice, Research
Description
Efforts to increase the number of accredited programs for practical nursing and associate-degree nursing and efforts to improve the BON rules for approving education programs led to a requirement that all programs in Minnesota must obtain national accreditation. This article describes the two distinct processes that produced this significant change.
Authors
Ann Jones, PhD, RN, Jane Foote, MS, RN, & Sharon Ridgeway, PhD, RN
Citation
Jones, A., Foote, J., & Ridgeway, S. (2012). Program approval: Minnesota's case for an accreditation requirement. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 2(4), 40-42.