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NCC President to receive NONPF Outstanding Policy Leader Award
March 29, 2018
NCC President Suzanne L. Staebler, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN will receive the 2018 Outstanding Policy Leader Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) during their 44th Annual Conference this April. Since their…more
Your Baby Communicates – National PSA Campaign - Update!
March 29, 2018
The PSA campaign “Your Baby Communicates”, is being broadcast on major TV and cable markets across the country. It has already generated 18 million audience impressions in its first two months of broadcast and is now expected to go over i…more
NCC’s new publication - Neonatal Imaging - purchase your copy today!
February 28, 2018
Chicago, IL – January, 2018 – The National Certification Corporation (NCC) is pleased to announce the release of their new publication Neonatal Imaging ISBN 978-0-9890198-2-8. Written by Pediatric radiologists, this full-size, 292 page bo…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
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
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
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