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We have worked with hundreds of healthcare organizations to develop, maintain, and strengthen their certification programs. We have helped numerous healthcare programs achieve and maintain third-party accreditation, including the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC), and ISO/IEC 17024 (via ANSI or IAS).
“What PSI brings to the table is their work with so many other professions … anything we come up with to throw at PSI, there’s someone on their staff that already has an answer. That broad base of experience is really invaluable to us.”
– Ben Price, National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), CEO
The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) need to certify Surgical Technologists and Surgical First Assistants to ensure candidates meet the national standard and have acquired the mandated theoretical and practical knowledge. With over 12,000 candidates each year from all corners of the US, the NBSTSA need to create rigorous tests that are geographically accessible.
The aim of this study was to adjudicate class of recommendation (COR) and level of evidence (LOE) for the ABVM endovascular examination and establish an additional feedback mechanism for examination improvement based on contemporary evidence-based guidelines.
This paper describes a quasi-experimental field study carried out with three professional licensing examinations administered concurrently at different test sites that offered either onsite proctoring in testing centers or remote online proctoring in computer kiosks where the testing was proctored via Internet-connected video communication and surveillance.