As a follow-up to our virtual Town Hall meeting in October 2016, ICE will discuss the activities around the maintenance of certification issue on September 21, 2017.
Jointly sponsored by ICE, the National Board on Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists, and the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation, this research into the practices and requirements of renewal programs in professional licensure and certification began in late spring 2008 as an effort to supply a logical basis for such programs as they may be developed and refined. (c) 2009.
Methods for Ensuring Continuing Competence, Part 1, provides a comprehensive discussion regarding the definitions and constructs of competence and typical continuing competence activities. The report also explores methods for measuring and promoting continuing competence within a certification program.
A digital copy of the ICE Handbook, a step-by-step guide to designing and implementing effective professional certification examinations was written by recognized experts with applied knowledge of practical experience.
During this concurrent session, Continuing Competency Initiatives: Lessons Learned & Evolving Outcomes, representives from three certification organizations provide case studies on how they implemented new continuing competency methods into their programs.