The Consortium for Advanced Practice Providers exists to support new and ongoing postgraduate training programs for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the achievement and maintenance of the highest standards of rigor and quality, consistent with achieving the goal of an expert healthcare workforce prepared to meet the needs of patients and the society as a whole.
Policies and Procedures
For the Consortium for Advanced Practice Providers’ Accreditation Policies and Procedures (2023 version), click here.
For the Complaints Policy and Procedures, click here for the feedback and concerns form.
For the Accreditation Commission’s Rules of Governance and Integrity of Accreditation Activities (The Rules), click here.
For Accreditation Commission’s Conflict of Interest documents: Conflict of Interest Policy; Conflict of Interest Form; Procedures to manage Conflict of Interest
For the Accreditation Appeals Policy, click here.
For the Public Notice of Accreditation by Accredited Programs Policy and Procedure, click here.
For the Notification of Accreditation Actions, click here.
The Consortium for Advanced Practice Providers is recognized by the United State Department of Education as the accrediting agency for postgraduate nurse practitioner training programs in the U.S. The public has a right to contact the U.S. Department of Education with feedback or a complaint.
To contact the U.S. Department of Education, please see below:
- Phone: 1-800-USA-LEARN (1-800-872-5327)
- Website: Home | U.S. Department of Education
- Mailing Address:
The U.S. Department of Education (ED)
400 Maryland Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20202
Updated and Approved on 01/10/2023