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IEC submits comments on disability and nursing education standards to CCNE

IEC submitted this comment letter to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on incorporating disability education into the Standards for Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Programs. The letter is co-authored by IEC CEO Mai Pham, MD, MPH, and Allison P. Edwards, DrPH, MS, RN, CNE, Assistant Professor, UTHealth Cizik School of Nursing who has published research on the existing knowledge gap of nursing students in the care of people with disabilities (PWD). The CCNE is recognized as a national, autonomous accreditation agency, responsible for the quality and integrity of nursing education.

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