Professional Development

Certification Resources


Calling all Med-Surge nurses who want to become certified!
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Professional And Specialty
Certification Recertification

Registered Nurses (RN) throughout the organization, are reimbursed for the cost of one active professional and specialty certification and re-certification offered by nationally recognized professional organizations. The MGH goal is to have all Registered Nurses certified.
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Success Pays Information

Success Pays™ is available to all Registered Nurses throughout the MGH who are deemed eligible for reimbursement. Success Pays™ may only be used for certification exams that are not required for licensure.
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ONCC Free Take Information

FreeTake is available to all Registered Nurses throughout the MGH who are deemed eligible for reimbursement.
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Instruction for Entering
Certification into People Soft

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Professional Nursing
Certification Resources

Certification resources on the Norman Knight Nursing Center SharePoint site.
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Magnet Certifications

National Certifications Currently Included in the DDCT.
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American Occupational
Therapy Association (AOTA)

Exam-based advanced certifications, widely used by many professional organizations, are among the most recognized tools for showing you have the expanded capabilities to excel. Employers are familiar with the exam-based certification process and value exam-based certifications for their objective measurement of skills and knowledge.
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Hand Therapy
Certification Commission

In 2021, HTCC will offer a hybrid approach to test delivery and candidates will have the option to either test at home or in a traditional test center environment.
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National Board for
Certification in
Occupational Therapy

NBCOT provides initial and renewal certification for occupational therapy in the United States.
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The American Board of
Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)

The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) has certified over 27,000 individuals who have demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge and skills in physical therapy specialty areas.
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Academy of Neurological
Communication Disorders
and Science (ANCDS)

ANCDS is a non-profit professional association that supports practitioners who serve individuals with neurologic communication disorders by providing education, training, and certification opportunities to promote high quality professional service.
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American Speech-Language
Hearing Association (ASHA)

Making effective communication, a human right, accessible and achievable for all.
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Dysphagia Research Society

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Last Updated: 12/7/2020