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For WHNPs with an interest in treating obesity
January 31, 2018
NCC is not involved in any way with the below noted certification exam. We are sharing this news release, as it may be of interest to some of our WHNP-BC population. The Commission on Dietetic Registration has launched an interdisciplinary credential…more
LRN exam now meets the needs of Level II Neonatal ICU nurses
January 5, 2018
Low Risk Neonatal Nursing Certification Exam focuses on the Care of the Level II Neonate. NCC volunteer Content Teams review exam competencies and content on a yearly basis. Keeping exams current, relevant and true to their specialties. Based on the …more
NCC President provides testimony to GA Senate on the healthcare role of APRNs
November 3, 2017
The SR 188 “Barriers to Georgians’ Accessing Adequate Healthcare” Study Committee takes an in-depth look at physician shortage data and explores how APRNs could be an important part of the solution. In the 2017 Legislative session, …more
Have you accessed the free EFM toolkit at NCC-EFM.org?
November 3, 2017
NCC-EFM.org is one of many free resources offered by NCC to enhance professional practice and to support our certified professionals. Use the NCC EFM Tracing Game to test your EFM skills. This web game uses NICHD terminology to identify tracing eleme…more
Announcing NCC’s new publication - Neonatal Imaging
November 3, 2017
NCC is excited to offer this new publication. It is scheduled to be released this winter and we believe it will be a huge resource for providers. NCC’s new publication Neonatal Imaging provides a foundation for neonatal health care providers; t…more
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 National Volunteer Team – Call for Members!
September 29, 2017
NCC is looking for certified professionals who would like to become involved in the future of certification at the national level. The NCC National Volunteer Team is open to professionals holding an active NCC certification and willing to complete a …more
Sneak peek at some of the NCC projects and plans for 2018
September 1, 2017
New and Revised Certification Exams Low Risk Neonatal Nursing Certification Exam is moving to a Level IINCC volunteer Content Teams review exam competencies and content on a yearly basis. Keeping exams current, relevant and true to their specialties.…more
Lapsed certification? Let’s talk about the NCC reinstatement program.
April 26, 2017
The NCC reinstatement program is available for individuals who failed to maintain their certification by their maintenance due date. The reinstatement program allows professionals formally certified by NCC, to come back into the system without re-exa…more
2016 NCC Milestones
April 1, 2017
NCC has certified over 147,000 professionals since 1975. Over 9,172 new registrants signed up for an NCC certification in 2016, with 8,690 taking the exams and 7,637passing the exams (An overall 88% pass rate). Over 22,000 maintained during this time…more