Approved Provider

Thank you to those that joined us either virtually or in person for the “WNA Approved Provider Workshop: Navigating the Waters of Gap Analysis, Outcomes, COI, Commercial Support and the 2015 ANCC/WNA Criteria Change.” We’re now planning to offer these programs annually, so check back for our 2017 dates!

Interested in becoming an Approved Provider through WNA CEAP?

That’s great!  We commend you for considering this next step in offering quality continuing nursing education.

Before beginning the application process, you must contact WNA Nurse Peer Review Leader (NPRL) Mary Kay Scheller at to determine preliminary eligibility to apply and discuss the requirements of being an Approved Provider.

Several organizations in Wisconsin and beyond are now Approved Providers of continuing nursing education.  For a complete list of WNA CEAP Approved Providers, click here.

Current WNA CEAP Approved Providers only


All forms are provided in an active Word format to allow for electronic completion. Download and save the applicable forms to your computer before completing.  As long as criteria isn’t deleted from the documents, changes may be made to the forms to meet the needs of your Approved Provider unit (i.e. your organization’s name/logo may be added).  Current Approved Providers should not utilize forms/documents from the Individual Educational Activity (IEA) webpage.

Documents for current Approved Providers reapplying for Approved Provider status:

Approved Provider Application Process, Fees, and Decisions
Intent to Apply/Approved Provider Eligibility Verification
Approved Provider Application Instructions — Update to be posted soon

Monthly Approved Provider Calls

As discussed on previous Approved Provider conference calls, starting in 2016 recordings of all calls will be posted on the WNA CEAP webpage for a period of one week from the date of posting. Once the recordings are removed from the site, they will no longer be available.

Below is the recording from the 7/11/17 WNA CEAP Approved Provider conference call.  The recording will be available until 7/24/17.

The next WNA CEAP Approved Provider conference call will be Tuesday, August 8th at 12:00 PM CST.


For questions on forms, fees, deadlines etc., please contact Megan at the WNA office at

For questions related to eligibility and clarification of ANCC/WNA CEAP requirements and criteria, please contact WNA Nurse Peer Review Leader (NPRL) Mary Kay Scheller at