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306 Earn the Prestigious C-NPT Credential

Oct 7, 2009

NCC is pleased to announce that the first testing for the Neonatal Pediatric Transport subspecialty has been completed.    350 health care professionals including nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, paramedics and physicians took the exam. Eighty seven percent of the candidates successfully completed the credentialing process for the subspecialty certificate of added qualification receiving the credential C-NPT.

Testing of the NPT exam will resume November 20, 2009.  Registration is currently available online or by mail and further information can be obtained at the NCC website under the NPT exam link  located under the certification tab.

Maintenance of the C-NPT credential will be required every three years either by retesting or earning 15 continuing education hours in the Neonatal Pediatric Transport Specialty.    A maintenance catalog and application will be available for this examination beginning in January 2010 on the NCC website.

NCC congratulates this first group of professionals on achieving this milestone in their career and advancing the neonatal pediatric transport specialty. 

2009 NPT Performance Outcomes

2009 NPT Performance Outcomes

Professional Category

Pass

Fail

RNC 69 15
RN 124 16
NP 28 1
RT 66 8
MD 2 0
Paramedics 17 4
Total 306 44

 

Specialty

Pass

Fail

Total

Percentage Pass

Neonatal

84

19

103

82%

Neonatal Pediatrics

202

24

226

90%

Pediatrics

20

1

21

95%

 

306

44

350