GILLETTE, WY – Cindy VerBurg, RN, nurse in Cardiac Rehabilitation at Campbell County Health (CCH), recently received certification in Cardiac-Vascular nursing from the
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The ANCC Cardiac-Vascular Nursing board certification examination is a competency based examination that provides a valid and reliable assessment of the entry-level clinical knowledge and skills of registered nurses in the cardiac-vascular specialty after initial RN licensure.
Nurses who meet the requirements are awarded the credential Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC). In order to take the certification exam the applicant must:
- have practiced the equivalent of two years full-time as a registered nurse
- have a minimum of 2,000 hours of clinical practice in cardiac-vascular nursing within the last three years
- and have completed 30 hours of continuing education in cardiac-vascular nursing within the last three years.
The certification is valid for five years. Cindy has been employed by Campbell County Health since August 2001.
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