medical-surgical nursing certification


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medical-surgical nursing certification

The validation of knowledge in medical-surgical nursing via an examination offered by one of two organizations: 1. The Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB), a partner of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN), or 2. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association.
See also: certification
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Specialty nursing certification is one approach to validate the nursing knowledge and skills that support and enhance the provision of patient care (Wade, 2010).This article describes one hospital's journey to increase medical-surgical nursing certification.
With this in mind, in the spring of 2014 the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB) and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) explored creation of a certification examination for care coordination and transition management.
Furthermore, AAACN collaborated with the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB) to develop a certification for care coordination and transition management (CCCTM).
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