The following article is not intended to provide general advice.
We provide a general outline of some of the programs and services that may be of interest to you.
Nursing students and residents are required to complete a course in nursing education.
This is a very difficult and time-consuming process, so be sure to check the course description, and contact the nurse in your area for more details.
To help you with the process, we’ve listed a few of our favorites: The RNAC is the nation’s leading nursing education accreditation organization.
The RNAA is a professional organization of nursing educators, nursing research experts, and registered nurses, and it is recognized by the National Association of State Colleges and Universities (NASCU).
You may be able to find RNAC membership information here.
You may also want to contact your state nursing education office or contact the RNAC for more information.
For more information about RNAC and its accreditation program, please click here.
Nursing programs include the following: • Registered nurses, RNAs, and RNAs for Health Care and Nursing Care (RNACHR).
This includes: • Certified nursing assistant programs (CNA) for students, residents, and associates.
• Registered nurse programs for students and their families.
• RNAs in nursing for patients (RN-P) and for residents (RNs in nursing).
• Nurse education programs, including RN-C (RN for Clinical Nurse Assistants) and RN-F (RN in Nursing for Faculty) as well as RN-A (RN as a Nurse) as an advanced course for students.
RN-P, RN-H, and nursing-education programs for residents, nursing assistants, and students are available in the United States and Canada.
RNAs can also be found in other countries including the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland.
• Nursing program for students in accredited nursing schools, including the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACPNP), the Accrediting Commission for Graduate Nursing Education (ACCGNE), the Association of Registered Nurses of the United Methodist Church (AMCPUS), and the Accredited Nursing Education Consortium (ANSEC).
• Registered Nurse Education Program for residents and nursing assistants (RNESP).
These programs are accredited by the ACGME.
Students can also enroll in RN-M, RN for Clinical Nursing Assistants, RN as a Nursing Assistant, or RN as an Advanced Nursing Education Program (ANETAP).
RN-D is a program for registered nurses for nursing students and students who want to take a RN-d program.
Registered nurses must complete an RN-MD program.
RNs who wish to pursue a nursing degree must have completed a program that meets the RN-RNAP standards.
This includes an RN for Nursing Assistant program, RN or RN for Continuing Education, or the RN for a Nursing Education Certificate.
Registered nurse education programs for registered nursing students include RN-E and RN for Intermediate Certificate in Nursing Education.
For additional information, click here to see what RN-ED and RNs can teach you.
For residents and residents who are seeking an accredited nursing program, there are three RN-AC programs: the RN Accreditation Program (RNAP), RN-AA (RNAA), and RNAS (RNAS).
The RN Accrediation Program (RAP) is accredited by ACGSE and the RNAA.
The RDAP program is accredited through ACGPE and the National Council of Registered Nursing Educators (NCRNE).
The NCRNE is accredited as a Registered Nurse Educator.
RNAA, RNAC, and the NCRNES are accredited through the RNAB.
Registered nursing programs for nursing residents include RNAS for residents.
RNas can also find programs in nursing assistants in nursing schools as well.
For students and nursing residents seeking to enroll in a nursing program that is accredited, click the RNAP or the RDAP for RNs below.
You can find more information on RNAC’s accreditation here.
To learn more about registered nursing programs and accredited nursing programs in general, click on RN-L, RNs in Nursing, RN Accredited and RNAccredited Nursing Schools.
You will also find the RN and RN Accreditations of Health Care Organizations (RNHOCO), the RNHOCA, and their accrediting body, the Accreditors Association of Accredited Healthcare Organizations.
Learn more about nursing education programs and RN accreditation.