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J Nurs Adm. 2017 May;47(5):245-247. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000473.

The Relationship Between Specialty Certification of Individual Nurses and Outcomes: Developing a Standardized Taxonomy for Research.

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Author Affiliations: Associate Professor, Department of Innovation in Medical Education and Director of Research, Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine (Dr Kitto); and PhD Student, Faculty of Education (Ms Grant), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; and Senior Vice President, Certification/Measurement, Accreditation Program, and Institute for Credentialing Research (Dr Chappell), and Director, Institute for Credentialing Research (Dr Lundmark), American Nurses Credentialing Center, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Abstract

Specialty certification is an important method to demonstrate that RNs possess advanced training, knowledge, and competencies required to provide safe, high-quality care for specific populations.

PMID:
28422927
DOI:
10.1097/NNA.0000000000000473
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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