American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Provider Unit (PU) forms an integral part of the Department of Nursing Midwifery Education and Research. The PU focused outcome for nursing/ midwifery professional development for all activities is enhanced competency of the nursing and midwifery workforce to deliver quality patient focused care.
The Provider Unit plans, implements, and evaluates continuing professional development activities aligned with ANCC guidelines in order to contribute to the advancement of the mission of the Hamad Medical Corporation, Nursing Services and Department of Nursing Midwifery Education and Research.
To support recognition as national and international center for nursing and midwifery education and research excellence
PU Core Values
Academic and Clinical Excellence
- Research and Innovation
- Social Responsibility
- Respect, Professionalism
- Patient Safety
PU goals 2019-2022
Coordinate, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of continuing professional development activities as part of preparations for ANCC Accreditation process •Undertake rigorous needs assessment to inform continuing professional development activities• Provide an infrastructure to ensure accurate record keeping including data entry and outcome reports associated with delivered educational activities in line with CPD policy• Employ a robust quality assessment process to monitor educational activities •Implement an effective marketing and communication approach to ensure all stakeholders are aware of PU activities.
Emiri decree No.7 was declared in March 2013, which provided for the establishment of the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) as an independent council rather than being a department within the Secretariat of the Ministry of Public Health; and the Sole authority responsible for the regulating of all healthcare practitioners working in both governmental and private healthcare sectors in the state of Qatar.