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CE Applications

"Palmetto Health Baptist is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by South Carolina Nurse's Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation."

"Palmetto Health Richland is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by South Carolina Nurse's Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation."

What does and doesn't qualify for CNE (Continuing Nursing Education)?
  • Qualifies: new knowledge / standards, performance / quality improvement
    60 minutes of instruction = 1.0 contact hour 
    Time for Q+A and course evaluation does qualify for contact hours
  • Doesn't qualify: orientation, product inservice, welcome / introductions, breaks

Is there a deadline for submitting a CNE Application?
  • Minimum of 30 days before date of program for Palmetto Health programs
  • Minimum of 6 weeks before date of program for co-provided programs (ie. Palmetto Health and a professional organization)
 
What do we have to do to get Nursing Contact Hours for our program?

Special Circumstances
  • Commercial Support – If you are receiving any commercial support, read SCNA Standards for Commercial Support and submit a signed Commercial Support Agreement with your CE request.
  • Co-Providerships – If you are partnering with another entity to present your program, read SCNA Co-Providership Guidelines and submit a signed Co-Provider Agreement with your CE request.

Helpful Resources
 
What do we have to do after the program?
  • Within two weeks of completing your program, submit the following to Lead Nurse Planner: original sign in sheet, evaluation summary (Baptist), evaluation summary (Richland), copy of handouts, leftover certificates

How long can we offer our Nursing Contact Hours for our program?
  • Contact Hours can be provided for two years as long as the content and faculty remain the same. Notify the Provider Unit of future course dates and for assistance with faculty changes. 

 
 Designated Lead Nurse Planners:

Palmetto Health Baptist: Palmetto Health Richland: Palmetto Health Richland:
Debbie Brown, RNC, MS
803.296.3616
debra.brown@palmettohealth.org
Gina Clayton, RN, BSN, CPN
803.434-2607
gina.clayton@palmettohealth.org
Nakesha Rivers, RN, BSN
803.434.4449
nakesha.rivers@palmettohealth.org