|Adoption of Approved Providers|
Adoption of Approved Providers
The New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) Approver Unit welcomes any state seeking adoption for their provider units. Approved Providers are asked to prepare the following adoption packet:
Prepare the following documents to be submitted to the NJSNA Accredited Approver Unit:
1. NJSNA Adoption Form (attached), which asks for the following information:
a. Name of current Approved Provider Unit
b. Name and contact information for the primary point of contact of the
Approved Provider Unit
c. Names and credentials of the Lead Nurse Planner for the Approved
d. Names and credentials of other Nurse Planners (if any) in the Approved
e. Names and credentials of key members (if any) in the Approved
2. Organizational chart of the Approved Provider Unit
3. Copy of last approval letter from accredited organization
4. Sample certificate of completion that will be used after adoption demonstrating
correct use of new Accredited Approver approval statement (below)
(Name of approved provider) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by NJSNA, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
5. Sample of marketing materials from one educational activity already provided.
6. Biographical/Conflict of Interest form from an individual who had an actual or
potential conflict of interest in relation to an educational activity and the
process used to resolve the COI
7. Sample of co-provider agreement (if the organization co-provides activities).
Following adoption, the Approved Provider Unit will be asked to submit one full activity program planned using the new Accredited Approver policies, procedures and forms.
Please send the completed adoption packet by US Postal Service to:
Attention: Education Department
New Jersey State Nurses Association
1479 Pennington Road
Trenton, New Jersey 08618
or by email to: Tyea Santiago BSN, RN, Education Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
The $300 fee includes adoption packet review, NJSNA Approver Manual and electronic forms.
Approved Providers should expect to receive notice of review results within 14 business days of submission of completed adoption packet and payment.
The NJSNA Approver Unit may ask for additional information prior to making final decision regarding adoption.
NJSNA Education Department Contacts
Barbara Chamberlain, PhD, RN
Debra Harwell, AAS
Tyea Santiago, BSN, RN
On behalf of the New Jersey State Nurses Association Accredited Approver Unit, we welcome you to our provider community. We look forward to collaborating with you on high quality continuing nursing education in the years to come. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.