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NCC offers the only OB and Antepartum national certifications available.
December 28, 2023
Learn more about these important certifications for perinatal nurses who provide care to hospitalized pregnant women. Earn your certification and demonstrate your advanced knowledge in caring for vulnerable expecting mothers! Inpatient Obstetric Nurs…more
Spotlight on NCC’s Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certification - Magnet™ Approved!
December 21, 2023
Nationally accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and Magnet™ Approved! Available to test through Live Remote Proctoring (LRP)! The Inpatient Obstetric Nursing (RNC-OB®) certification is for obstetrical nurses w…more
Election Results for 2024 NCC Board of Directors and Officers
December 15, 2023
Chicago, IL – December 2023 – The National Certification Corporation (NCC) is pleased to announce the outcome of the NCC Board of Directors and Officers election. Directors are elected by constituents through a slate approval process and …more
NCC Celebrates WHNPs and NNPs! Happy National Nurse Practitioner Week – November 12-18, 2023
November 12, 2023
Since March of 2020, both Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioners (WHNP) and Neonatal Nurse practitioners (NNP) have had to adjust to many changes in health care due to the pandemic. Neonatal nurse practitioners have had to protect fragile newb…more
Founding Leader of NCC and Pioneer in Nursing Certification
November 1, 2023
It is with sadness that NCC announces the passing of Ruth S. Young, RN, BSN, one of the founders of NCC at age 91. Ruth Young as Executive Director of NAACOG (now AWHONN) was instrumental in the establishment of the ANA-MCH/NCC Joint Certification Pr…more
Spotlight on NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Certification - Magnet™ approved!
October 31, 2023
NCC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC®) certification is the largest NCCA accredited, and Magnet™ approved certification for NIC nurses. The Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC®) certification focuses on the care of …more
CERTIFICATION COUNTS - Treat yourself this Holiday Season!
October 20, 2023
Display your specialty knowledge with new NCC swag. Visit NCC’s store at CafePress.com to customize apparel and accessories to demonstrate your certification. CafePress.com/NCCnationalcertificationcorporation CafePress.com/CertifiedNursesMakeaD…more
Spotlight on NCC’s Electronic Fetal Monitoring Multidisciplinary Certification – Magnet™ Approved!
October 16, 2023
Nationally accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and Magnet™ Approved! Available to test through Live Remote Proctoring (LRP)! NCC’s Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM®) multidisciplinary certification is…more
The 2024 NCC Board Nominations is now closed
September 29, 2023
2024 Board Nominations SlateThe 2024 slate of nominees for the NCC Board of Directors and the NCC Representative to the Nominating Committee is now closed. The nominee slate is posted for your review. No other individuals were put forward by a petiti…more
NCC Celebrates Perinatal Nurses Everywhere! Happy Perinatal Nurses Week – October 10-16, 2023
September 17, 2023
Perinatal Nurses care for pregnant women through birth and postpartum along with their infants and families. Since March of 2020, perinatal nurses have had to protect expecting women and their families within a health care system that had to be compl…more