For over 40 years

The Leader in Perioperative Certification

CCI is a non-profit credentialing body dedicated to perioperative nursing. Our mission is to improve patient outcomes through nursing competency assessment and lifelong professional development.

Years of Credentialing Excellence
Perioperative Specialty Credentials
Certified Perioperative Nurses

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Start your next journey by learning more about CNOR, CSSM, CNS-CP, CNAMB, CFPN or NPDA-BC certification.

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Upcoming Events and Webinars

Oct 13, 2022 @ 7PM EST

CNAMB Certification: Essentials

The CNAMB credential is designed for perioperative nurses who are seeking to improve and validate their professional competency in the ambulatory surgery setting. Eligibility requirements, helpful study strategies, and test question analysis are discussed. The session will conclude with plenty of time for CCI staff to answer your questions.

Prep Course
Oct 15, 2022 @ 9:30AM EST

CNOR Live Prep Course

This one day CNOR Live Prep Course is an interactive course designed to provide foundational information relevant to preparing for the CNOR exam. This CNOR prep for cert course serves as one resource available to CNOR exam applicants. This interactive course is designed to provide foundational information relevant to preparing for the CNOR exam, with the most popular topics based on exam performance presented. Additional resources to augment an applicant’s study plan have been provided.

Certificate of Mastery Course
Oct 16, 2022 @ 1PM EST

Professional Educator Practicum Certificate of Mastery (PEP-COM)

The Professional Educator Practicum Certificate of Mastery (PEP-COM) is a one-day in-person course prior to the OR Manager Conference, that will provide current and new professional educators with guidance and tools needed to be effective in this key role. Upon sucessful completion of the Certificate of Mastery program, you will receive an electronic Certificate of Mastery, Digital Badges for each of the components & the Certificate of Mastery, and 150 points that can be used to meet your recertification requirements. Earn your Professional Educator Practicum Certificate of Mastery by participating in the live course, and actively engaging in interactive lectures, breakout sessions, and completing all required post live course assignments in the CCI virtual classroom. Reserve your spot today!

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Use our new tool to find a Certification Coach in your area. Coaches are volunteers that offer guidance on everything from preparing for the exam, succeeding after a failed attempt, and other general questions about earning your certification.