NURSING NEWS


July 6, 2016:

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education – a nationally recognized accrediting agency for baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in nursing and post-baccalaureate nurse residency programs – has scheduled an accreditation site visit for Tusculum College’s baccalaureate degree program in nursing. In accordance with the CCNE Procedures for Accreditation of baccalaureate nursing programs, the Commission provides an opportunity for individuals and program constituents to submit, in writing, third-party comments concerning the program’s qualifications for accreditation status. Third-party comments must be received at the CCNE offices by August 24, 2016. Third-party comments must be signed and must be related to the CCNE Standards for Accreditation of Baccalaureate Nursing Programs. Comments are shared only with the CCNE evaluation team appointed to review Tusculum’s baccalaureate nursing program. Please submit comments via email to; thirdpartycomments@aacn.nche.edu. Or, if you prefer, mail your comments to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Attn: Third-Party Comments

One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530

Washington, DC 20036

 

August 8, 2015:          The Tennessee Board of Nursing granted the Tusculum Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program full approval at its August 7, 2015 meeting.

 

August 17, 2105:         The baccalaureate nursing degree program at Tusculum College is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.  Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

 

June 13, 2016:          We are scheduled for an initial accreditation visit on September 14-16, 2016As required by the CCNE procedures, written third-party comments will be received by CCNE until August 24, 2016.  If you wish to submit written comments to CCNE, please do so by submitting your comments directly to CCNE at:

          Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

          Attn: Third-Party Comments

          One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530

          Washington, DC 20036