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 or CNAMB certification.

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Upcoming Events and Webinars

Feb 10, 2021 @ 7PM EST

CNOR Certification: Pathway to Excellence

Certification validates the patient care provided by the perioperative nurse committed to professional excellence. Join CCI to learn more about how earning the CNOR credential can benefit you, your patients, and your workplace. 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.

Feb 11, 2021 @ 7PM EST

CSSM Recertification: Maintaining Your Credential

The CSSM recertification process acknowledges the need for active work in the maintenance of continuing competency. The practice and professional activities requirements facilitate the maintenance of current skills and the acquisition of new ones. This webinar will cover eligibility requirements, recertification methods, and the application process. CCI staff will answer questions at the end of the webinar.

Feb 17, 2021 @ 7PM EST

CNS-CP Certification by Professional Portfolio

The Clinical Nurse Specialist Perioperative Certification credential (CNS-CP) recognizes the important role CNSs have in promoting optimal perioperative patient outcomes. This credential is designed for advanced practice registered nurses who have completed graduate preparation (Master’s or Doctorate) in the CNS role. Join CCI staff to learn more about how earning and maintaining the CNS-CP credential can benefit you and your workplace. This presentation will cover the eligibility requirements and give an overview of the project-based portfolio required for initial certification. The session will conclude with a question and answer period with CCI staff.