[Skip to Content]
Home    About Us    News


Accreditation Salon-January 2018

Informal Panel Discussion, Q&A

Candice Rettie, PhD 0 1288

Come join the January Accreditation Salon on Tuesday, January 23, 3:00 pm Eastern. This monthly, informal panel discussion and question and answer session is intended to respond to questions posted by individuals and programs considering accreditation, as well as by programs that have already applied and are actively in accreditation review. 

Click the register button to access and complete the required 2-step registration process.  First, complete the registration form which includes a comment box where you can submit your questions, and confirmation that you are not a robot!  The 2nd step is submitting the email verification of your registration, which is required in order to receive the link for the Zoom video conference. 

Posted 12/27/17

New Consortium Benefit -- Sharing and Advancing Research

NP Preparedness Survey -- Invitation and Link to E-mail to Others

Candice Rettie, PhD 0 772

The Consortium is rolling out a new membership benefit -- offering our members the capability of "sharing and advancing research" (to use a phrase coined by Research Gate, a wonderful source of scientific knowledge and platform for research collaboration.)  A core mission for the Consortium is creating and disseminating knowledge about topics, ideas, and issues that are important to the NP postgraduate community.  A current listing of research and publications is available on our website.  We are expanding on that resource by providing a mechanism for members to reach out to each other regarding research. 


We will consider posting proposals from our members, focusing on research that is relevant and consistent with our organizational mission and vision. The Consortium's role is limited to providing initial communication about opportunities that have already received local IRB approval, and have then been reviewed and approved according to the Consortium's policies and procedures. (The Consortium will provide no financial, administrative, data management, nor any other kind of support for these research projects.)

The first proposal to be shared is authored by Ann Marie Hart, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP (Professor and DNP Program Director, U. of Wyoming), Anne Bowen, PhD, (Professor, U. Arizona and Emeritus professor, U. Wyoming), and Elizabeth Dolbeck, honors student, U. Arizona.  They are conducting a research project on nurse practitioner preparedness for clinical practice and about participation in NP residencies and fellowships. 

Accreditation Salon

Learning about the Consortium's accreditation process -- Formal and informal presentations

Candice Rettie, PhD 0 916


The NNPRFTC will be offering monthly "Accreditation Salons", 1-hour informal webinars that are open to any program considering accreditation.  We will be posting a registration form in the next week or two.  Once the form is posted, please register and submit your information, along with any specific questions that you might have.  Each Salon will provide general information about the accreditation process, as well as provide specific information on various topics that have been identified as of interest. 

Please watch the News updates for how to register. Watch for the formal announcement and registration for the inaugural Salon, tentatively Thursday November 16, 1:00 pm, EDT. Tuesday December 12, 3:00-4:00 Eastern.  Going forward, we expect subsequent Salons to be held on the third Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm Eastern. 

We look forward to 'seeing' you there.

UPDATE: Please visit this news article to register for the event!

WNCCHS Receives Programmatic Accreditation

Advanced Practice Safety Net Residency Accredited

Candice Rettie, PhD 0 899

The National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Consortium (NNPRFTC) is pleased to announce the programmatic accreditation of Western North Carolina Community Health Services’ (WNCCHS) Advanced Practice Safety Net Residency (APSNR), headquartered in Asheville, NC.  APSNR has been awarded programmatic accreditation for the full 3-year period.  Their current trainees will be considered to have completed an accredited program.

North Mississippi Medical Services' Advanced Clinician Fellowship Program Accredited

For immediate distribution: April 17, 2017

Candice Rettie, PhD 0 1386
The National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Consortium (NNPRFTC) is pleased to announce the accreditation of the North Mississippi Medical Services' (NMMS) Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship (APCF) program headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi.  APCF has been awarded programmatic accreditation for the full 3-year period.  Current trainees will be considered to have completed an accredited program.