Nursing Accreditation Goes Virtual: How to Survive and Thrive (EAC 2021)


Virtual Accreditation…each of these words individually has the power to invoke very emotional responses within the world of nursing education but together they can send even the most experienced faculty into a search for a “career change.” The current climate created by the COVID-19 Pandemic has made the virtual accreditation visit an absolute necessity. Despite the need for conducting visits in a virtual manner there is currently not much assistance available related to the “Nuts and Bolts” of the visit process. View a discussion about resources created and used during a February 2021 visit by CCNE and the Kansas State Board of Nursing.

After viewing this session participants will be able to:

  • Verbalize 3 steps programs can take right now to help prepare for a successful virtual accreditation visit
  • Document a plan for creating a virtual resource room
  • Demonstrate how to run an item analysis with data collected from ExamSoft