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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 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
Welcome Robin L. Bissinger, Ph.D., APRN, NNP-BC, FAAN - NCC's New Executive Director
August 1, 2014
Dr. Bissinger joins NCC from the Medical University of South Carolina, College of Nursing where she held the positions of the Associate Dean of Academics and Professor. Dr. Bissinger also served as NCC President from 2010-2013 and brings to the Execu…more
The NCC 2014 Content Validation Survey is now complete
May 30, 2014
We would like to thank the many thousands of certified professionals who took the opportunity to earn CE and share their practice experience, changes and challenges. The information gathered will be used to insure that NCC exams reflect the ongoing c…more
NCC Names a New Executive Director
May 22, 2014
PRESS RELEASE NCC NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR For immediate release:Chicago, IL May 22, 2014 The National Certification Corporation (NCC) has named Robin L. Bissinger, Ph.D., APRN, NNP-BC, FAAN, as the new Executive Director of NCC, the national cer…more
Annual Review of NCC Activities
February 28, 2014
2013 Annual Review The annual review of NCC activities is here. The annual review identifies the milestones of the organization achieved in the past year and future plans. Click on the header to view it.more
Stage 1 is complete! NCC Certified Nurses and Nurse Practitioners are now in Stage 2 CCI. . .
January 31, 2014
. . . and Need an Education Plan! If you hold a certification in one of the following:Inpatient Obstetric NursingLow Risk Neonatal NursingNeonatal Intensive Care NursingNeonatal Nurse PractitionerMaternal Newborn NursingWomen's Health Care Nurse Prac…more
Do you have a Stage 2 Education Plan? If your maintenance is due 2014 or later-you probably need one
November 28, 2013
If you hold a certification in one of the following:Inpatient Obstetric NursingLow Risk Neonatal NursingNeonatal Intensive Care NursingNeonatal Nurse PractitionerMaternal Newborn NursingWomen's Health Care Nurse PractitionerAnd your certification mai…more
Is Your NCC Maintenance Due in 2014, 2015 or beyond?
August 2, 2013
Did you take your stage 2 specialty assessment? For individuals due to maintain their NCC certification in 2014, 2015 or beyond (this includes all newly certified), maintenance requirements are determined for each individual by a stage 2 specialty as…more