St. John's College, Department of Continuing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nursing Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). 

As an accredited provider unit, the dept. of CE adheres to ANCC criteria related to structural and operational components of an accredited provider unit. 

Members within the provider unit:

  • Lead nurse planner:  Directly accountable for upholding all ANCC criteria in operations and structural capacity of the department The lead nurse planner is responsible for orienting nurse planners and evaluates their compliance with adhering to ANCC criteria when providing continuing nursing education activities.

  • Nurse planner:  Trained in all aspects of providing continuing education activities which adhere to ANCC guidelines and directly involved in planning, implementing and evaluating educational activities awarding contact hours for nursing.

As an accredited provider unit all educational activity intended to award contact hours for nurses must have a nurse planner directly involved in all aspects of planning, implementing and evaluating the educational activity.  

Contact your local nurse planner before planning to implement an educational activity awarding contact hours.  

For a list of classes and upcoming events, please visit the events and education page.