Approver unit

The AAOHN Board of Directors voted to permanently close the Approver Unit on November 8, 2019, and will not seek accreditation as an Approver Unit beginning in 2020.

Since usage by our members has declined over the past five years, the decision by the board was for financial reasons and will allow the organization to use member dues to build new benefits and create new educational products of value to our members.

All applications accepted before November 8, 2019, will be reviewed for continuing nursing education (CNE) credits. Questions concerning these in-progress applications should be sent to or AAOHN's Lead Nurse Reviewer Nan Migliozzi at

AAOHN recommends past Approver Unit applicants seek the services of the following ANCC accredited organizations for CNE:

Please contact specific organizations for more information on their application process. The ANCC website also lists approver organizations.

AAOHN will keep all approver records. Applicants should contact AAOHN at for information about previously approved applications.