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This is a discussion on Certifications: ANCC or NCC? in General Nursing Discussion, part of General Nursing ... I hold two Board certifications from ANCC, in Ambulatory and in Gerontology. My hospital is...by mclennan Apr 19, '12I hold two Board certifications from ANCC, in Ambulatory and in Gerontology.
My hospital is taking a big initiative to have at least 50% of their RNs Board Certified, from the ANCC, and even pays exam fees and days off to test, and offers raises of 3% for passing. Joint Commission also looks at ANCC certification at facilities as part of their survey. http://www.nursecredentialing.org/
Suddenly on TV I see a cheesy commercial for this NCC - "National Certification Corporation," with the slogan "Just ASK: For Certified Nurses." http://www.nccwebsite.org/default.aspx
What the hell? It seems to be a small org that only has a few certifications available for neonatal and pads stuff but still......what's the difference?
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- Apr 19, '12 by NicuGalJust that, they offer a different subspecialty group to test for their RNC. Either is accepted as certified when getting Magnet or Joint Commission. We have 75% of our staff RNC