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Planning Resources
Approved Providers can click here to download the 2015 ANCC Primary Accreditation Approver Application Manual. Choose eBook from the menu to download a free copy of the manual. Approved Providers should utilize Chapter 3 to review Educational Design Process requirements and Chapter 5 to review the requirements that their Approved Provider Unit must meet in order to be an Approved Provider.

The ANCC Content Integrity Standards for Industry Support in Continuing Nursing Educational Activities can be found here

Approved Provider Updates are held online quarterly and are open to all VNA Approved Providers. For more information, please contact the Director of Professional Development

Are you taking your educational program virtual?
Watch our webinar on how to meet NCPD criteria virtually, when to consider professional AV services, and how to transition exhibitors to the virtual world!

Approved Provider Planning Templates
Please utilize these Approved Provider Planning templates developed by the ANCC:
Approved Provider Planning Form Option 1
Approved Provider Planning Form Option 2
Approved Provider Conflict of Interest Form  (Required)
Approved Provider Commercial Support Form (If Applicable)

Approved Providers may also use these templates to develop their disclosures and certificates:
2020 Approved Provider Sample Disclosures
2020 Approved Provider Sample Certificate

Annual Reporting
Approved Providers are required to submit their Annual Report to the Nursing Activity Reporting System (NARS) by February 28th of each year.

To login to NARS go to and login using the user ID and password provided to you previously. Approved Providers must also go here to complete the VNA Approved Provider Report. 

Notification of Changes to Your Program
The Primary Nurse Planner or designee must notify VNA within thirty days of any change in the accredited organization affecting accreditation or information submitted in accreditation application materials, including but not limited to:

  • Changes that alter the information provided in the application, including change of address or name;
  • A decision not to submit self-study written documentation after application;
  • Change in Primary Nurse Planner;
  • Change in Nurse Planners;
  • Suspension, lapse, revocation, or termination of the nursing license of the Primary Nurse Planner or Nurse Planner(s);
  • Change in ownership; and
  • Indication of potential instability (e.g., labor strike, reduction in force, bankruptcy).
Click here to notify VNA of any of the above changes to your program.