Using a Competency Model to Ensure Minimal Competency When Recertifying Certification Holders

Bill West, EVP of Business Development at Global Skills X-Change (GSX), co-presented at a recent Certification Network Group virtual meeting with Manfred Straehle, Ph.D., GISF, President/Founder of Assessment, Education, and Research Experts (AERE), and Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BScN, RN, CAE, CEO of the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB).

Among the presenters for “Competency Model to Ensure Minimal Competency when Recertifying Certification Holders,” they collectively discussed when and why to implement a competency framework by pulling from a recent successful implementation for the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) & Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB).

Key Takeaways

  1. Reasons to implement a competency framework
  2. Benefits and challenges compared with other models
  3. Best practices for working with subject matter experts (SMEs) and monitoring success
  4. How to pitch the idea to the organization

For more details about the MSNCB case study and the presenters, click here to visit the official Certification Network Group site.

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