Using NCC CE modules to maintain NCC certification is a convenient and affordable choice - but not required. NCC recognizes major national accrediting agencies, state boards of nursing, and health care organizations as CE providers. (for a full list of recognized accrediting organizations - click here)
The criteria for earning CE for NCC maintenance is
• CE must be accredited by an agency recognized by NCC.
• CE must be in the certification specialty.
Additional requirements for RNC & BC-NP certifications
• CE must be completed after the specialty assessment.
• CE must be in accordance with the education plan.
Below is a listing of organizations holding educational conferences in 2020. This is a partial listing and does not exclude other recognized CE opportunities.
Academy of Neonatal Nursing (ANN)
Spring 2023 Advanced Practice Neonatal Neonatal Nurses Conferences
April 26-29, 2023 • Honolulu, Hawaii
Fall 2023 National Neonatal and Advanced Practice Neonatal Nurses Conference
September 6-9, 2023 • Las Vegas, Nevada
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
2023 Annual Convention
June 17-21, 2023 • New Orleans, Louisiana
National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)
39th Annual Educational Conference
September 26-28, 2023 • Anaheim, California
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH)
26th Annual Premier Women's Healthcare Conference
October 29 – November 1, 2023 • San Diego, California
Remember to take the specialty assessment - before earning CE! - make sure any CE planned for NCC maintenance is appropriate for your education plan!