Category Archives: Certification

Specialty Certifications – Information on the different certifications, how to prepare, why you should consider certification

My path to excellence. Step #2 Certification

As part of my ongoing path to excellence I had to look at my certifications. During that time where I thought I knew everything I obtained both my CEN and my CCRN.  The CEN was a legitimate certification.   I … Continue reading

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In an earlier post I questioned the validity of specialty certification.   With people cramming for certification, I think they have lost a little of what they used to mean. That doesn’t mean however that certifications are a waste of … Continue reading

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Certification FAIL!

A co worker of mine recently got a specialty certification.  It really doesn’t matter which one.  Prior to taking the certification exam, she paid good money to take a review course, and had planned her testing for the day after … Continue reading

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