Healthcare Certification

Healthcare certification programs must maintain the highest quality standards while delivering a simple, secure, and convenient candidate experience. With increasing rates of technological innovations and advancements in evidence-based medicine, it is increasingly important for certifying bodies in healthcare to keep pace and ensure their certificants maintain the necessary competence to practice.

PSI provides healthcare organizations (including nursing, allied health, and dental, among others) with comprehensive certification program services and superior support backed by over 75 years of innovative testing experience.

How does PSI help?

Build Better Exams

With a wealth of knowledge and unparalleled understanding of accreditation standards, our team of leading psychometricians guide you through every stage of your test development and measurement needs.
 
 
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Enhance the Candidate Experience

Put your candidates at ease with a certification process that’s fair, simple, and supported with around-the-clock access to our responsive candidate service team.
 
 
 
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Offer Secure Test Delivery Options

Whether your exams are administered at one of our extensive network of owned-and-operated test centers or through our leading remote proctoring process, secure delivery is our top priority to protect intellectual property and candidate identities.
 
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Achieve and Maintain Accreditation

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).

Healthcare Certification Should be Backed by Data

Take a quiz and download PSI’s latest toolkit to assess your certification program and learn how PSI, through trusted partnerships, has revolutionized the candidate experience across a variety of healthcare professions.

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Learn More about Our Flexible Testing Platform

PSI Dimensions™ is a robust testing platform that handles everything from item banking and authoring to test delivery and reporting.

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Insurance

Customer Success Story:
NBSTSA

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.

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Evidence Based Medicaine

Blog: A Data-Driven Approach To Healthcare Certification

Using a data-driven approach to healthcare certification can help create a successful program that is continuously improving. Here are some straightforward ways data can help improve the program’s candidate satisfaction, support program growth, build credibility, and mitigate candidate misconduct.
 
 
 

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Comparative Study

Study: A Comparative Study of
Proctored Exams

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.
 

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