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CCH Employee certified in Cardiac-Vascular Nursing

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CCH Employee certified in Cardiac-Vascular Nursing

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.

Karen Clarke
Director, Community Relations
307-688-1580
communityrelations@ccmh.net