Department of Training and Continuing Education

It is one of the three departments under development and scientific research directorate and reports to it directly, the department aims to achieve JNC goal of developing human resources in nursing profession and improving their capabilities through implementing continuous education standards, the department implements processes related to implementing and accrediting continuous education programs for the purpose of professional nursing development, nursing professional classification, and re-certification of specialization in nursing. These procedures are derived from the standards and instructions that regulate these programs in the JNC, and in accordance with the updates in the continuous nursing education field.

JNC has been accredited by the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a provider for continuous education unit in the year 2009, and it was reaccredited in the years 2013 and 2017. By gaining this accreditation, JNC aims to achieve excellence in providing continuous nursing education programs according to the highest international standards.

The Jordanian Nursing Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

 Roles and responsibilities:

  1. Implement the mission of the Council and achieve leadership in the directorate work.
  2. Design the goals and plan of the department.
  3. Proposing national regulations, standards and policies for the implementation and monitoring of continuing nursing education programs.
  4. Renewal the accreditation of council from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  5. Determine the training and educational needs of the nursing and midwifery.
  6. Planning and implementation of continuing education activities.
  7. Evaluation of the implemented training and educational programs.
  8. Accreditation of continuing education and professional development programs for the purpose of relicensing, technical classification, and renewal of nursing specialization.
  9. Preparing statistics reports and data for programs, trainees and trainers.
  10. Cooperation with national, regional and international institutions in the field of training and continuing education programs.
  11. Encourage the different sectors to implement continuing nursing education activities and training to develop the capacity nurses.
  12.  Develop, establish and implement rehabilitation programs of graduates Jordanian nursing schools.
  13. To carry out any work, responsibilities and duties entrusted to the Directorate in the field of work.