|Review Team Process|
NJSNA Review Team Process
There Are Two Types of Applications
All applications must be submitted 90 days prior to their presentation date to allow sufficient time for review. Before applications are forwarded to reviewers, verification of eligibility and a quantitative screening is done. If accepted, an acknowledgement letter is sent to the applicant informing them when they will receive a response pertaining to their application.
Applications are then forwarded to reviewers two weeks prior to their scheduled meeting. If an application is received after material has been forwarded to the review team, the application will be scheduled for review at the next review team meeting. Check the NJSNA Calendar at www.NJSNA.org for scheduled review team meetings.
Each review team has 6 members; two members of the review team review the application and note their comments. The Education Department meets with the review team on its scheduled review date and all results of the reviews are discussed and finalized.
Once the review process is completed, within 2 weeks, all applicants receive a letter noting if the application has been approved, deferred or denied.
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Review Team Members
The philosophy of the New Jersey State Nurses Association Committee on Continuing Education states that nurses have an obligation to grow and develop within their professional roles in order to improve the health of society. Continuing education is vital to the improvement of the practice of nursing. It acts as a positive influence to stimulate individuals in their growth as practitioners of nursing.
The purpose of the NJSNA Committee on Continuing Education is to ensure that continuing education activities meet specified appropriate standards and that these activities have been reviewed for quality assurance.
The Committee on CE appoints registered nurses to the Regional Review Teams to review submitted continuing education activities for completeness, quality, and adherence to ANCC criteria. The review team meetings are held every month. There are three review teams that meet quarterly.
Review Team I: Meets in North Jersey - January, April, July, and October
Review Team II: Meets in Central Jersey - February, May, August, and November
Review Team III: Meets in South Jersey - March, June, September, and December