A Faculty Directed Activity which involves participant attendance,
such as seminars, workshops, lecture series, journal clubs, conventions or other
educational events. Specific application requirements can be found in the Faculty
Directed section on this website.
An Independent Study Activity which is designed
for completion by learners, independently, at the learners’ own pace and at a time
of the learners’ choice. The content is designed and tested through a pilot study
or other method to determine the amount of credit to be awarded. Examples of independent
study include: viewing webinars, listening to audio tapes, reading selected article(s)
and completing pre and/or post tests, accessing computer on-line activities. Specific
application requirements can be found in the Independent Study section on this website.
An approved Provider Unit is recognized for its capacity to award
contact hours for its faculty directed or independent study CNE activities it plans
to implement and evaluate. Provider Units must have offered a minimum of three CNE
activities that have been approved by the WSNA CEARP or other ANCC accredited approver
at least six months prior to applying for Provider Unit status. Provider Units include
hospitals, community colleges, universities, health departments or other CNE providers.
Specific application requirements and required Provider Unit activity forms can
be found in our Provider Unit section on this website.