Professional certification is desirable for nursing staff and leaders to demonstrate high levels of knowledge and expertise. Nurse managers can be role models for staff by attaining certification. The organization highlighted in this article developed a process that included an in-house nurse manager certification review course resulting in increased certification rates from 33% to 50% for nurse managers in a 14-month period.
Author Affiliations: Vice President, Development, Nursing & Patient Care Services (Dr Rees); Director, Education and Development for Nursing & Patient Care Services (Ms Glynn); Director, Nursing Finance and Staffing Effectiveness (Ms Moore); Director, Nursing Informatics (Ms Rankin); and Director, Nursing Quality and Safety (Dr Stevens), University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Rees, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 600 Highland Ave, H4/822, Madison, WI 53792 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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