If you are certified in one of the core NCC specialties you must take your assessment to obtain your education plan….HAVE YOU DONE THIS YET?…..The educational plan that is developed outlines the CE used to maintain your certification. It is essential to have this education plan in place early in your certification cycle.
NCC views certification as a process that functions throughout an individual nurse or nurse practitioner's career. It reflects life-long learning, ongoing professional development and is supported by maintaining specialty knowledge competencies.
The standard process for the NCC Maintenance Program includes use of an assessment and the development of an education plan:
This program provides continuing validation that NCC certified nurses and nurse practitioners maintain their specialty knowledge competencies based on current practice and examination content.
Visit the Continuing Competency Specialty Assessment section of NCCwebsite.org to learn more.