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.

40
Years of Credentialing Excellence
6
Perioperative Specialty Credentials
40000
Certified Perioperative Nurses

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Learn About Our Certifications

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

Conferences
Mar 14, 2023 @ 8AM EST

2023 Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Annual Convention

Join CCI during the 2023 Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Annual Convention, March 14-17, 2023, in Atlanta! Join your fellow NPD pioneers in-person for a re-imagined immersive education experience that will inspire and empower you to be a role model and change agent. Reserve your spot for the event now!

Certificate of Mastery Course
Mar 31, 2023 @ 12PM EST

Professional Educator Practicum Certificate of Mastery (PEP-COM)

The Professional Educator Practicum Certificate of Mastery (PEP-COM) is a one-day live course that will provide current and new professional educators with the guidance and tools needed to be effective in this key role. Upon successful 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. Earning the Professional Educator Practicum Certificate of Mastery will fine-tune current skills and provide new tips and tricks to incorporate into current professional development programs and orientations for the entire perioperative team. Reserve your spot today!

Conferences
Apr 1, 2023 @ 8AM EST

2023 AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo

Join CCI during the 2023 AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo, April 1-4, 2023, in San Antonio! Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with thousands of OR executives, directors, managers, staff nurses, and other perioperative professionals. Reserve your spot for the event now!

Find Help With Certification

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.