Focus On: Specialty Certification

Reasons-to-get-Certified-250.pngCertification in one’s specialty is no longer just something that’s “nice to have.” While not a requirement for practice, more and more employers are seeking out nurses who exhibit a commitment to excellence in their area of practice through specialty certification. This is especially true for those hospitals which are seeking Magnet Recognition® and need to meet eligibility standards. Read the recent journal articles below to learn more about the value of specialty certification.

Why take the Certified Nurse Educator exam?
Nursing2016, March 2016
Celebrate Certified Nurses
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration, March 2016

Increasing Professional Nursing Certification
Nursing Management, August 2015
The Value Of Certification: What Do Pediatric Nurses Think?
Nursing Management, February 2015
Supporting Nurse Manager Certification
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration, June 2014


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