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National Certifications for all Levels of Perinatal Care
March 1, 2021
Join the community of NCC certified experts addressing perinatal patient safety! Nationally recognized NCC certifications validate specialty expertise. Most exams can be taken using remote proctoring at your home or office. Click on the certification…more
NCC Celebrates Certified Nurses Everywhere! Happy Certified Nurses Day - March 19, 2021
March 1, 2021
When the World Health Organization designated 2020 as the “International Year of the Nurse and Nurse Midwife” in honor of the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale, no one could have predicted the special impact nurses would make that ye…more
Take a sneak peek at the new Inpatient Antepartum Nursing exam being developed by NCC!
February 22, 2021
NCC always has programs and resources in various stages of development and we are very excited to announce this upcoming certification opportunity! Launching Fall 2021 Inpatient Antepartum Nursing (RNC-IAP)This core nursing certification is for nursi…more
Credentials can get complicated, are you displaying your achievements the correct way?
February 7, 2021
While the only credentials that must be displayed are the ones that are required by state or employment, specialty certifications are helpful to patients and peers. Credentials validate expertise and give tangible recognition of professional achievem…more
2020 Milestones -- Annual review of NCC activities
January 30, 2021
The annual review of NCC activities is below. The annual review identifies the milestones of the organization achieved in the past year and future plans.NCC has certified over 180,000 professionals since 1975. 11,344 new registrants signed up for an …more
Spotlight on NCC’s Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certification
January 24, 2021
The Inpatient Obstetric Nursing (RNC-OB®) certification is for obstetrical nurses who provide care to hospitalized pregnant women during the antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn periods. Candidates can describe a comprehensive plan for…more
Order your FREE NCC Certification Awareness Kit - Certified Nurses Day is March 19!
January 23, 2021
Celebrate Certified Nurses Day and generate awareness within your unit and institution. Share the increased confidence of having your skills and knowledge validated through certification. Help your peers join more than 187,000 NCC certified experts p…more
Start the year with New and Popular CE from NCC!
January 22, 2021
CE from NCC is a convenient resource! Purchase and complete CE modules from, 24/7. When passed your modules will be posted automatically to your NCC maintenance application. CE from NCC is an affordable resource! NCC continuing educati…more
Spotlight on NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Certification
January 21, 2021
The Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC®) certification focuses on the care of the high-risk neonate. It demonstrates the specialty knowledge of Neonatal ICU nurses who provide care to acutely and critically ill neonatal patients and their f…more
Conference Calendar for 2021 - virtual and physical
January 15, 2021
Using NCC CE modules to maintain NCC certification is a convenient and affordable choice - but not required. NCC recognizes major nationally accrediting agencies, state boards of nursing, and health care organizations as CE providers. (for a full lis…more