Copyright and Trademarks

This website,, © copyright 2015, CCI. All materials on this website are owned or licensed by CCI and are protected under the copyright laws of the United States, and under applicable international treaties and conventions. All rights reserved. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any materials on this site is expressly prohibited, except that CCI permits the reproduction and use of the information and materials on this site for the sole purpose of obtaining information about, and applications for, CCI certification programs. "CNOR", "CRNFA", "Personal commitment to extraordinary care", and the double-crescent logo are registered trademarks of CCI.

CCI is the owner of its name, trademarks, certification marks, logos, slogans, and associated good will (generally, "marks"). The marks CNOR and CRNFA are federally registered certification marks, Reg Nos. 3564062 and 3564068, respectively. No use may be made of the CCI marks without prior written authorization from CCI. Those individuals who have received and maintain the CNOR and CRNFA designations may use those marks in accordance with applicable CCI use policies.

The name "Competency and Credentialing Institute" is a registered trademark for pre-recorded CD-ROMs in the field of Nursing; for study guides, reference books in the field of nursing, workbooks in the field of nursing and printed teaching materials in the field of nursing; for testing, analysis and evaluation of the knowledge, skills and abilities of others for the purpose of certification and re-certification in the field of nursing, accreditation services, namely, developing evaluating and testing standards for nursing for the purpose of accreditation.  (Reg. No. 4,012,138.)
The name "CCI" is a registered trademark for prerecorded CD-ROMs featuring instructional videos in the field of nursing; for study guides, reference books in the field of nursing, workbooks in the filed of nursing, and printed teaching materials in the field of nursing.  (Reg. No. 4,062,515.)

CCI’s training and educational materials – in print and electronic form - are protected under federal copyright law.  No part of the publications may be reproduced, copied, modified, or transmitted in any form by any means – electronic or otherwise – without the prior written permission of CCI.  Any unauthorized use of CCI materials is strictly prohibited.  Violation of CCI’s valuable intellectual property rights may incur substantial damages, including statutory damages of up to $150,000 for a single willful violation of CCI's copyright.  CCI has attempted to ensure that all information in this publication is accurate and consistent with standards of good practice from a health and legal perspective.  However, nothing in this publication should be construed as medical or legal advice or opinion and readers should make their own independent practice decisions based on the particular circumstances and the advice of a licensed professional, as appropriate.  CCI does not make any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose and is not liable for any claims or damage resulting from use of the information in this publication.


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Information we collect
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