Accreditation

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council is the accreditation authority responsible for accrediting education providers and programs of study for the nursing and midwifery profession.

Accreditation standards

The National Board has approved the following accreditation standards. These documents are available on the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council website:

  • National framework for the accreditation of nursing and midwifery courses 
  • Registered Nurse Accreditation Standards
  • Enrolled Nurse Accreditation Standards
  • Nurse Practitioner Accreditation Standards
  • Midwives Accreditation Standards
  • Standards and Criteria for the Accreditation of Nursing and Midwifery Courses Re-Entry to the Register Standards Enrolled Nurses
  • Standards and Criteria for the Accreditation of Nursing and Midwifery Courses Re-Entry to the Register Standards Registered Nurses
  • Standards and criteria for the Accreditation of Nursing and Midwifery Courses Re-Entry to the Register Standards Midwives 
  • Guidelines for Education Requirements for Recognition as Eligible Midwives and Accreditation Standards for programs of study leading to endorsement for scheduled medicines for Eligible Midwives  

Standards review

From time to time, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) reviews the accreditation standards it has developed and goes into wide-ranging consultation on new or revised content.

Visit the ANMAC standards review website for details on what is undergoing review.