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Occupational Certification



Most Healthcare professionals have experience, but lack documentation. 

Our certification workshops are designed to give the healthcare professional a refresher course or continuing medical education hands-on class that includes certification, because most employers only hire healthcare professionals with valid certification.

Qualified participants that successfully complete the certification program will be able sit for the exam the same day provided by one of our certification partners. Please visit each of the certification provider's website to view their certification exam requirements. Certification is valid for two years from the date the exam was taken and must be renewed every 2 years via continuing education or re-examination.
NCCMEA National Council on Continuing Medical Education Assessment NHCWA National Healthcare Workers Association NPCTA National Patient Care Technician Association

Why Take a Certification Exam?
 
Certification is a demonstration of your mastery in your chosen medical career.  And since certification is voluntary, it represents not only compliance with established medical standards, but also highlights your personal commitment to quality and professionalism.

Being certified not only establishes your competence and commitment to continuing professional education but also demonstrates to employers that you are capable of more advanced job responsibility.  Allied health certification programs help the medical industry make these distinctions by establishing a standard of competence in specific job roles.

Employers are looking for ways to distinguish among employees and job applicants.  Certification tells the employer that you have the solid foundation of skills needed for effective performance and a commitment to staying current to the rapidly changing medical health care field.


Importance Of Certification For Healthcare Professionals

There are many reasons for seeking professional certification. For some it represents achievement of a career goal while for others it represents a credential necessary to perform their job.
  • Professional certification serves as a mark of accomplishment.
  • You work as a healthcare professional and should be recognized as such.
  • It provides a measure of status and credibility among your peers.
  • Becoming a certified healthcare professional may also provide personal satisfaction.
  • Certification may help you get a job or promotion.
  • It demonstrates that you are interested in healthcare as a profession it s not just a job. In a competitive marketplace, this dedication may set you apart from others. Since some employers require certification for hiring and promotion, certified healthcare professionals have a greater range of career opportunities
  • Having the right credentials means having the training and education necessary to be a star performer and excel at your job.
  • Certifications are like licenses, and they help to provide confidence to the hiring manager that you are capable of performing and implementing the skills that you learned during the certification process.

Certification v certificate 

Certification:

Results from an assessment process that recognizes an individual's knowledge, skills and competency in a particular specialty

Typically requires professional experience

Awarded by a third-party, standard-setting organization, typically not for profit

Indicates mastery/competency as measured against a defensible set of standards, usually by application or exam

Standards set through a defensible, industry-wide process (job analysis/role delineation) that results in an outline of required knowledge and skills

Typically results in credentials to be listed after one's name (CMA, CPT, CPCT)

Has on-going requirements in order to maintain; holder must demonstrate he/she continues to meet requirements
 
Certificate of completion:
 
Awarded by educational programs or institutions that indicates completion of a course