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The William Paterson University Department of Nursing, through its educational programs, is committed to preparing nurses who are accountable for the delivery of culturally sensitive, caring, and competent nursing care to diverse clients in a variety of settings.  Graduates of the Baccalaureate, Masters and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs are encouraged to pursue life-long learning to effect and enhance self-development, professional growth, critical thinking and leadership.

Call For Comments:  On October 15-17, 2014, the William Paterson University Department of Nursing will host the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for an on-site visit to re-accredit the Master’s Programs and initial accreditation of the Post Masters certificate in Adult gerontology and Family nurse practitioner programs and  the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program.   CCNE policy requires that institutions provide an opportunity for our communities of interest to provide written input into the deliberation of the evaluation team.  Written and signed third party comments will be accepted by CCNE until September 15, 2014. All comments should relate to the program’s compliance with accreditation standards. The standards can be found at 

All comments must be directed to:
Catherine Sneed
Accreditation Coordinator
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036

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