Individual Educational Activity Application

Thank you for your interest in providing American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) accredited continuing nursing education. (Changes effective January 2020)

Eligible providers of Individual learning activities include individuals, organizations or a unit of a larger organization submitting a proposed learning activity for accreditation based on the criteria established by the ANCC.  ANCC criteria exist to ensure that individually designed nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) activities are effectively planned, implemented, and evaluated according to educational standards and adult learning principles.

NCPD is defined as learning activities intended to build upon the educational and experiential bases of the professional RN for the enhancement of practice, education, administration, research, or theory development, to the end of improving the health of the public and the RN’s pursuit of continuing professional development.

Individual Education Activity Application & Resources (all applications MUST be submitted online) 


Applications will not be processed until application fee is received.

Eligibility to apply criteria will be evaluated as part of your Individual Activity Documentation application form. The application fee is based on the number of contact hours requested for review for your learning activity:

  1. Up to 2.0 Contact Hours  = $150.00
  2. Up to 4.0 Contact Hours = $250.00
  3. Up to 7.0 Contact Hours = $350.00
  4. Up to 10 Contact Hours = $500.00
  5. Up to 15 Contact Hours = $650.00
  6. Up to 25 Contact Hours = $800.00
  7. Up to 50 Contact Hours = $1,000.00
  8. Up to 100 Contact Hours = $1,200.00
  9. > 100 Contact Hours = $1,700.00
Application fees must be submitted to CNA via the Individual Activity Online Form above with your Individual Activity Documentation application form.
  • Your Activity will not be reviewed until all fees are submitted
  • A late fee will be charged for applications submitted less than 6 weeks prior to the Learning Activity will be assessed an expedited review fee of $350.00
  • The fees relate to the costs of conducting a nurse peer review of the ANCC Individual Activity criteria and does note guarantee approval of the activity.

Print fee schedule.


Questions?  Please contact [email protected] or call 720.457.1194


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