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(includes Pharmacy Tech)

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Nursing Accreditation


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RN Information and Admissions

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Vital Information for Nursing

Nursing Accreditation

The Associate of Science Registered Nurse and the Practical Nurse programs are approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The A.S. (R.N.) Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

Third Party Comments about the A.S. (RN) Nursing Program at NPC

The third party comments must be signed, dated and in writing and be addressed to:  Executive Director, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone: 404-975-5000, Fax: 404-975-5020 or on the Internet at

Comments may be provided up until one month prior to the regularly scheduled accreditation visits. The next regularly scheduled visit will be in the fall of 2015.  As part of ongoing efforts to make the accreditation process responsive to a broad range of constituents, the Commission invites third party comments on programs being reviewed for initial or continuing accreditation.  Comments from interested individuals from the nursing community, students, and graduates, as well as the public may be included.

The comments will be shared with the nursing administrator of the school/program, the program evaluators composing the site visit team, and the Commission. The nursing administrator of the school/program may submit written clarification of any item addressed in the comment letter to the Commission. (Accreditation Manual, 2008) .