Approved Provider

Announcing … Registration is OPEN for the
2018 WNA CEAP Annual Approved Provider Education Program

Thursday, October 25, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST
Best Western Premier Park Hotel (downtown Madison)
Fee: $40.00/person
CNE contact hours available: 5.0
Registration deadline: Monday, October 22
Register Now!

Primary Nurse Planners and Nurse Planners are strongly encouraged to attend.  An agenda for the program will be posted here when available. CNE credit will be awarded to those that attend the entire day and complete an evaluation.  Refreshments, a light breakfast, and lunch will be provided.

Directions and parking information will be emailed the week of October 15.

Please contact with questions or if you need overnight accommodations..

Hope to see you there!

** Note that we are not offering a virtual option this year, and due to budget constraints, we are only able to offer the program in one location.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Key Responsibilities for Approved Providers

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 your organization’s ability to apply and discuss the requirements of being an Approved Provider.

Listing of WNA CEAP Approved Providers

Many organizations in Wisconsin and beyond are Approved Providers of continuing nursing education (CNE).  For a complete list of WNA CEAP Approved Providers, click here.

Current WNA CEAP Approved Providers ONLY:

Activity Record Forms

These forms are to be used during the CNE activity planning process to document your educational planning using the WNA criteria.

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.  Your organization’s name logo may be added.  Current Approved Providers should not use forms/documents from the Individual Educational Activity (IEA) webpage.

Required Forms for your CNE Activity Records:

  1. Educational Activity Record Form  NEW 1/11/18
  2. Conflict of Interest Form
  3. Commercial Support Agreement (if applicable to your CNE activity)

Optional Approved Provider Forms:

  1. Educational Planning Table
  2. Biographical Data Form 
  3. Joint Provider Agreement
  4. Educational Activity Record Form – Enduring Material Form

NARS (ANCC Nursing Activity Reporting System)

Documents for current Approved Providers reapplying for Approved Provider status (Renewal is once every three years):

  1. Approved Provider Application Process, Fees, and Decisions
  2. Intent to Apply/Approved Provider Eligibility Verification
  3. Approved Provider Application Instructions
  4. Approved Provider Application – contact the WNA NPRL at for the latest AP application
  5. WNA Provider Manual – contact the WNA NPRL at

Approved Provider Webinars

Below are the recordings from CEAP Approved Provider webinars held every other month.



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 the WNA Nurse Peer Review Leader (NPRL) at