This chaptercovers recertification & continuing competency. Its purpose is to explore the goals and concepts underlying recertification, introduce a number of recertification methods and processes, and identify the challenges certifiers face in promoting continuing competence. In addition, the chapter describes issues certifiers should consider when selecting and implementing recertification processes.
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.
In this webcast, NBCRNA staff and volunteers will share their experiences with developing a rigorous continued competency program that embraces lifelong learning. Gain insight into the development and implementation of a Continued Professional Certification (CPC) program for one of the advanced practice nursing roles.
This package offers you recordings of 12 concurrent sessions (1 hour each) from the 2013 ICE Excahgne that focus on testing concepts and issues for certification programs. Most sessions are suitable for all levels of credentialing professionals in both the public and private sectors.
Methods for Ensuring Continuing Competence, Part 2 builds on the concepts behind continuing competence programs and the elements of a robust program. Through use of the existing literature, additional content on guidelines for program implementation and outcomes assessment is being added, along with tools to aid new programs.
Use Advanced Topics in Certification online modules to guide your staff's conversations and decisions on expanding, elevating, or differently marketing your established program. This purchase is for a single user of the Continuing Competence module.
Hear thepreliminary findings of the ICE Continuing Competence Task Force work, including: designing evidence-based program requirements, establishing consistency among program requirements and components, and providing context-sensitive criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of a program.
Whether you are looking to select, build, or revise your continuing competence program, ICE has gathered suggested assessment measures in this Process Framework document for organizations that wish to explore the relevance of their continuing competence programs to the credibility of their certification credential.
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.