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
5
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 or CFPN certification.

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Upcoming Events and Webinars

Webinars
Oct 7, 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.

Webinars
Oct 12, 2021 @ 7PM EST

CNOR Recertification: Maintaining Certification

CNORs understand the importance of maintaining their credential. Attend this webinar for a clear understanding of which method of recertification best meets your professional development needs. Eligibility requirements, recertification options, and the application process are discussed. CCI staff will answer questions at the end of the webinar.

Conferences
Oct 20, 2021 @ 8:30AM EST

OR Manager Conference

Visit us at the OR Manager Conference, which attracts more than 1,400 perioperative leaders, OR directors, managers, OR business managers, and other decision-makers involved in the management of the surgical suite. The OR Manager Conference includes tracks for OR business managers, ambulatory surgery center managers, and new OR managers, as well as a dedicated Masters track, for those OR leaders with 10+ years of experience.

Find Help With CNOR Certification

Use our new tool to find a CNOR 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 the CNOR.