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NCC Celebrates Certified Nurses Day - March 19

Mar 1, 2016

NCC recognizes the commitment and demonstrated expertise of the certified nurse. NCC has awarded more than 120,000 credentials to licensed health care professional in the obstetric, neonatal and women's health care specialties and currently there are over 80,000 NCC certified nurses.

Nurses are probably the foremost providers of care throughout the health care system. . . . Nurses certified in their clinical specialties serve as agents of change and advocates of best practice for the patients they serve. -- Robin L. Bissinger, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, FAAN, Executive Director of NCC.

NCC supports the commitment and expertise of certified nurses and has created multiple public awareness campaigns to bring much deserved recognition to NCC Certified Nurses. (visit the NCC YouTube Channel).

To celebrate Certified Nurses day. . .
NCC is pleased to announce the launch of our video sharing app – Certified Nurses

This campaign was created to give our certified nurses an opportunity to share how certification has affected their nursing career, enhanced collegial and interprofessional relationships, improved the ability to effect change in the workplace and provide opportunities to serve as an advocate for quality and safe patient care

Your video submission could be part of NCC’s next Public Service Announcement on broadcast TV.

Take a moment to download the app and share with us how becoming certified has helped transform your career and has impacted your life. Your thoughts will be shared on the video wall and the Certified Nurses YouTube channel

We all have a story… share yours!


What is Certified Nurses’ Day?

Certified Nurses Day is a national day to honor and recognize the important achievements of Certified Nurses. 

Certified Nurses Day is March 19, the birthday of Margreta ‘Gretta' Madden Styles, the renowned expert of nurse credentialing. Styles designed the first comprehensive study of nurse credentialing and was an accomplished advocate for nursing standards and certification. Styles spent more than two decades advancing nursing practice and regulation.