To review the standards that organizations must meet to become accredited click the links below.
- Summary of March 2011 Revisions to ABSNC Standards and Effective Dates
- Accreditation Standards - overview
Organizations seeking initial accreditation AND those organizations seeking reaccreditation of certification programs on or after March 1, 2012 must use the following ABSNC Accreditation Standards. In addition, the Standards have been revised to include the accreditation of non-RN nursing team member certification programs offered by a nursing certification organization that currently has nursing certification programs accredited by ABSNC. Standards 1 and 6 are the only standards where language was modified to include non-RN nursing team members.
- Accreditation Standards UPDATED 06/2012 - complete version (PDF)
- Accreditation Standards UPDATED 06/2012 - complete version (Word)