Wednesday, April 5, 2017

ANCC Board Certified RNs Make a Difference in Delivering Quality Outcomes

 
Dave Kyllo


Having at least one RN who has been certified in gerontological nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has been correlated to achieve better outcomes in nursing facilities. 

Research conducted by AHCA/NCAL in 2016 found that the rehospitalization rates in nursing facilities with at least one RN certified in gerontological nursing by the ANCC consistently have run at least two percentage points lower than the national average since 2011. AHCA/NCAL believes that assisted living settings may experience similar results by increasing their RNs’ gerontological expertise. 

ANCC is the world’s largest and most prestigious nurse credentialing organization and a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association. Less than one percent of America’s RNs are board certified in gerontological nursing. That means having an ANCC Board certified RN can easily give providers an edge in the marketplace. 


To help increase the number of board certified RNs, AHCA/NCAL’s Gero Nurse Prep program is designed to help RNs prepare for and pass the ANCC gerontological certification exam. RNs who complete the AHCA/NCAL Gero Nurse Prep program have a passing rate of 96 percent on the ANCC exam on their first try and receive 30 CEUs.

AHCA/NCAL Gero Nurse Prep is on sale now through April 30 and each RN registrant can save $100 off his/her Gero Nurse Prep by entering promo code QUALITY17 (all caps) at checkout. RNs who are interested in boosting their credentials and expertise can become board certified for less than $1,000 ($590 sale price for AHCA/NCAL Gero Nurse Prep and a separate $395 to take the ANCC exam). 
Watch this video to learn more about AHCA/NCAL Gero Nurse Prep or click on the course preview to get a quick view of this engaging on-line curriculum designed to help RNs pass the ANCC exam.   

 
The time to complete for the Gero Nurse Prep program is flexible.  RNs have one year to complete the program and the clock does not start ticking until they begin their coursework.     

Get an edge on your competition and order now while Gero Nurse Prep is on sale and save $100 by using entering promo code QUALITY17 (all caps) at checkout. 

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