Types of Program Documents

Planning Form

The planning document identifies the following:

  • Name and date of CNE activity
  • Contact Person
  • Number of Contact Hours
  • Nurse Planner
  • Planning Committee Members
  • Target Audience
  • Purpose/Desired Outcomes
  • Needs Assessment
  • Speakers
  • Joint Provider
  • Commercial Support
  • Advertising

Educational Design Form

The educational design form identifies:

  • Speaker
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Time Frame
  • Teaching Methods
  • Evidence Based References

Biographical Data/Conflict of Interest

A biography is required all member of the planning committee as well as speakers. This document identifies:

  • The individual and their role within the CNE activity
  • Demographic information
  • Expert statement
  • Conflict of Interest

Joint Provider

The document identifies when an approved provider and an inidividual activity applicant are jointly providing the educational activity.


This document identies the guidelines as well as the entity that has been choosen to be an exhibitor at a CNE activity.

Commercial Support

This document identifies an entity that has chosen to give commercial support to a CNE activity.


This document identifies any disclosures any member involved in the CNE activity may have in regard to the topic.

Evaluation Form

The evaluation evaluates:

  • The speakers of the CNE activity
  • The purpose of the CNE activity
  • The objectives of the CNE activity

Contact Hour Certificate

This document identifies:

  • Name and date of CNE activity
  • Number of Contact Hours
  • Name of participant
  • Name of Provider Unit and Provider Number


The roster identifies all participants at a CNE activity.

Evaluation Summary

The evaluation summary provides the detailed information of the CNE activity evaluation.

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