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Alternate Certification Program available for APRNs
October 2, 2017
For WHNPs and NNPs who wish to achieve national certification, but are not eligible to sit for the exam. NCC developed the Alternate Certification Program (ACP) as an alternate pathway to certification for Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and Women&rsquo…more
NCC congratulates the first NPs to complete the Alternate Certification Program!
March 31, 2017
NCC developed the Alternate Certification Program (ACP) as an alternate pathway to certification for NNPs and WHNPs who began their career prior to the need for a national certification to practice, allowed their certification to lapse or worked in a…more
I am an NNP student and I am the last of my kind...
March 31, 2017
Recently, Joanna McLaughlin (DNP-NNP student) was selected to attend a policy summit in Washington, DC. She took this opportunity to discuss the closures of NNP programs across the country with multiple federal nurse leaders; including the Director o…more
The NCC EFM Certification Exam . . . Now Meets MOC Requirements!
March 1, 2017
NCC’s Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification Exam and Maintenance of NCC EFM Certification has been approved to meet the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) Part IV Improvement in Medical Practice requirements for Maintenance …more
NCC President inducted into the American Academy of Nursing as a Fellow
November 4, 2016
Chicago, IL – October, 2016 – The National Certification Corporation (NCC) is pleased to announce the induction of NCC President, Suzanne Staebler, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN into the American Academy of Nursing as a fellow. Invitatio…more
The Alternate Certification Program (ACP) for Nurse Practitioners
October 3, 2016
Chicago, IL – September 2016 – The National Certification Corporation (NCC) is pleased to announce The Alternate Certification Program (ACP) for Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioners. The program w…more
NCC Achieves NCCA Accreditation Renewal
January 29, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NCC achieves National Accreditation renewal for its Credentialing Programs Chicago, IL - October, 2015 - The National Certification Corporation (NCC) is pleased to announce that the National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NC…more
NCC Remembers Warren H. Pearse, MD
November 23, 2015
It is with sadness that the leadership of NCC received word recently of the death of Warren H. Pearse, M.D. We wish to extend our condolences to Dr. Pearse’s family and friends along with our profound gratitude for his efforts in creating NCC a…more