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Program Approval

IAFN is committed to educational and professional development activities that support evidence-based, high-quality care of forensic patients.  Submit your educational activity/program for review to award continuing education (CE) contact hours through the IAFN Approver Unit. 

 

Getting Started:

  • Read the IAFN Approver Unit 2020 Individual Educational Activities Manual and our Tips for Successful Submission.

  • If you are planning to provide a 40-hour SANE Course, review the SANE Course checklist and infographic.

  • Identify the current state and desired state of the knowledge or skill gap you wish to address with your program/activity.

  • Identify the learning outcome for learners who participate in your activity.

  • Ensure that your learning activity meets the criteria for eligibility.

  • Identify your nurse planner with a minimum of a BSN.

  • Prepare basic program information (topics to be addressed, timeline).

Before You Begin

 

Required Forms

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Fees

 

Resources


 

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FAQs

                                                                     

Submitting an Application 


  • Submit your completed application and payment at least 6 weeks prior to the activity.

  • Send your application via email (preferred), fax, or the US postal service or a private, trackable delivery vendor.

  • We will process applications only after receiving the application fee.         

  • Should we need additional information while processing your application, we will contact you.

  • After completing the review, we will email you the results of your application’s approval status.

  • SANE Programs submitted must meet standards outlined in the IAFN SANE Education Guidelines.

  • Commercial entities are not eligible to apply for approval of activities. A commercial entity is defined as an organization that produces, distributes, markets, or re-sells products used by or on patients.

Submitting Payment

  • After submitting all of your forms, return here to submit payment.

After Approval

  

Within 30 days after your program has been presented, you must complete a Post Activity Survey  (during which you will upload the Summative Evaluation).

  

Questions?

 

Review the FAQ's (above) or contact ce@forensicnurses.org

 

The International Association of Forensic Nurses is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

 

 

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