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1 ANCC and Credentialing Research in Nursing Karen Drenkard, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Executive Director

2 Objectives 1. Overview, organization, and history of ANCC 2. ANCC s role within the field of nursing 3. Overview of ANCC s credentialing programs 4. Charge to the committee 2

3 Relationship with American Nurses Association American Nurses Association American Academy of Nursing American Nurses Credentialing Center American Nurses Foundation 3

4 ANCC s Role within the Field of Nursing Professional self-regulation Ability to set standards Establish a credentialing organization ANCC serves in that capacity Credentials for individuals Credentials for organizations 4

5 Credentialing An Umbrella Term A term applied to processes used to designate that an individual, program, institution, or product has met established standards set by an agent (governmental or non-governmental) recognized as qualified to carry out this task The standards may be minimal and mandatory or above the minimum and voluntary 5

6 Credentialing Terminology Licensure Registration Accreditation Certification Recognition Approval Endorsement 6

7 Credentialing Terminology Accreditation is the process by which a voluntary, nongovernmental agency or organization appraises and grants accredited status to institutions and/or programs or services which meet predetermined structure, process, and outcome criteria. ANCC s Accreditation program includes: Accreditation of continuing nursing education organizations Accreditation of courses to validate a nurse s skills or skill sets in the clinical setting (Nursing Skills Competency Program) Joint accreditation for interdisciplinary continuing education with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) 7

8 Credentialing Terminology Certification is a process by which a non-governmental agency or association certifies that an individual licensed to practice a profession has met certain predetermined standards specified by that profession for specialty practice. Its purpose is to assure various publics that an individual has mastered a body of knowledge and acquired skills in a particular specialty. ANCC s Certification Program includes: Specialty RN board certification Advanced practice board certification 8

9 Credentialing Terminology Recognition is formal acknowledgement that a program, institution, or service has met a set of criteria promulgated by an official agency. ANCC s organizational recognition programs include: Magnet Recognition Program Pathway to Excellence Program Pathway to Excellence Long Term Care Program 9

10 ANCC Credentials Individuals ANCC certifies nurses in specialty practice areas Organizations Recognizes healthcare organizations for nursing excellence Pathway to Excellence Program Pathway to Excellence in Long Term Care Program Magnet Recognition Program Accreditation of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) 10

11 About ANCC s Programs 11

12 Certification of Individual Nurses ANCC currently offers 14 advanced practice (APRN) and 14 specialty nursing certification programs Enables nurses to demonstrate their expertise and validate their knowledge to employers and patients Empowers nurses with pride and professional satisfaction More than a quarter million nurses have been certified by ANCC since

13 Accreditation of Continuing Nursing Education: Conceptual Framework 13

14 Magnet Recognition Program : Magnet Model 14

15 Pathway to Excellence Program Practice Standards and Elements of Performance: 1. Nurses Control the Practice of Nursing 2. The Work Environment is Safe and Healthy 3. Systems Are in Place to Address Patient Care and Practice Concerns 4. Orientation Prepares Nurses for the Work Environment 5. The CNO Is Qualified and Participates at All Levels of the Organization 6. Professional Development is Provided and Used 7. Equitable Compensation is Provided 8. Nurses are Recognized for Achievements 9. A Balanced Lifestyle is Encouraged 10. Collaborative Relationships are Valued and Supported 11. Nurse Managers are Competent and Accountable 12. A Quality Program and Evidence-Based Practices are Used 15

16 Organizational Application Process Phase One Phase Two Phase Three Phase Four Application Document Review Validation of Documentation Commission Vote 16

17 Charge to the Committee Discuss issues related to research on credentialing of nurses and organizations: Emerging priorities for nursing credentialing research Research methodologies and measures relevant to nursing credentialing research and outcomes assessment The impact of individual and organizational credentialing in nursing on improving healthcare quality Strategic planning for moving the field of nursing credentialing research forward 17

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