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NCC Maintenance Due Dates are Changing!
August 27, 2015
Effective January 1, 2016: All maintenance due dates will be on the 15th of the month, instead of the end of the month. All individuals due to maintain NCC certification in 2016, 2017, 2018 or beyond have a new maintenance due date. This change effec…more
Is your transport team certified? Share your photo!
July 5, 2015
This is the amazing Children's Hospital Los Angeles Emergency Transport Team. Currently 93% of its members hold the national Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Certification and they have set a team goal of 100%. NCC wants to recognize them for this phenom…more
Texas BON now accepts all NCC core certifications for licensure!
May 30, 2015
Earlier this year, NCC began work with the Texas Board of Nursing to have all core NCC nursing certifications accepted for licensure in lieu of CNE. NCC's APRN certifications (Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner) were al…more
Remember to take the specialty assessment - before earning CE!
May 28, 2015
The maintenance requirements for NCC Certified Nurses and Nurse Practitioners* are determined by a specialty assessment. The specialty assessment creates a personalized education plan that directs the continuing education activities needed in order t…more
NCC wins the Janel Parker President’s Award
April 3, 2015
The National Certification Corporation (NCC) was honored to receive the 2015 Janel Parker President’s Award for the Certified Nurses are Everywhere public awareness campaign. This award was given out by American Board of Nursing Specialties (AB…more
NCC's Continuing Competency Assessment for Maintenance - a Quick Update
April 3, 2015
In 2010, The National Certification Corporation transitioned its long-standing maintenance program to incorporate a continuing competency model for health care providers. A 125 item assessment was designed for each core certification aligned with the…more
Results for the 2014 NNP Workforce Survey
February 9, 2015
Last spring, NCC certified NNPs were asked to take part in the 2014 Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Workforce Survey. The survey, conducted by the National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NANNP) in collaboration with the National Certificati…more
The reviews are in . . . Golden Hours is certain to become an essential resource
November 26, 2014
The following review was provided by:Annie Rohan, PhD, RNC, NNP/CPNP-BCDirector of Pediatric ResearchStony Brook University, School of Nursing, New York Golden Hours – Care of the Very Low Birth Weight Infant, 1st Edition, is a concise yet comp…more
The CCI Specialty Assessment - and your NCC Maintenance!
October 31, 2014
NCC's Continuing Competency Specialty Assessment has been taken more than 90,000 times by certified nurses and nurse practitioners! If you are certified in one of the core NCC specialties you must take your assessment to obtain your education plan&he…more
The NCC CCI Specialty Assessment - nearly 90,000 assessments taken!
September 5, 2014
Innovative - Personalized - and REQUIRED! with nearly 90,000 assessments taken NCC's Continuing Competency Specialty Assessment has been taken nearly 90,000 times by certified nurses and nurse practitioners. This innovative program individualizes mai…more