Partners

Our Community Partners

Amy Lafko - Cairn Consulting Solutions

Amy Lafko - Cairn Consulting Solutions helps organizations solve their people's problems to build teams who work together and get the job done – and achieve new levels of success and fulfillment. As a sought-after speaker, facilitator, and business consultant, Amy is bringing the secrets of the People First Method to transform organizations and their leadership by shifting the way owners and leaders view the lifecycle of their employees. In partnership with the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI), Amy Lafko is pleased to share professional development resources for points.

AORN

Discover the value of becoming an AORN Member. Be part of a supportive community of perioperative nurses and stay current with evidence-based practice recommendations for the continued safe care of your patients. Gain access to professional development and educational resources for your recertification!

Association of Nursing Professional Development (ANPD)

The Association of Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) advances the specialty practice of nursing professional development to enhance healthcare outcomes. Earn the Nursing Professional Development Advanced-Board Certified (NPDA-BC) certification to acknowledge the professional achievement of a nursing professional development specialist who fulfills all NPD roles and responsibilities while demonstrating adherence to professional practice and performance standards.

Beyond Clean

Earn points toward your CNOR or CSSM recertification with free podcasts from Beyond Clean, the sterile processing education experts dedicated to improving medical device reprocessing programs. To access the podcasts worth points activities, visit our free educational activities in the CCI Store.

First Case

Earn points toward your CNOR, CSSM, or CNAMB recertification with free podcasts from First Case, an operating room podcast featuring exciting interviews, engaging discussions, and innovative solutions that are changing the way patients receive surgical care. To access the podcasts worth points activities, visit our free educational activities in the CCI Store.

HSPA

The Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) is the premier association representing healthcare Sterile Processing (SP) professionals worldwide. Because SP professionals are responsible for cleaning, decontaminating, sterilizing, and distributing medical and surgical instrumentation, they are among the most vital contributors to the delivery of safe, high-quality patient care. For more than 60 years, HSPA has been providing these professionals with the broadest range of certification and continuing education offerings available. Access complimentary professional development education by exploring our free educational activities in the CCI online store.

MHAUS

Learn more about malignant hyperthermia from our partners at MHAUS, whose mission is promoting optimum care and scientific understanding of the disease. Learn from these skilled professionals and earn points toward your CNOR or CSSM recertification with free educational activities in the CCI Store.

OR Manager Conference

The OR Manager Conference, taking place September 18-20, 2023, at Music City Center in Nashville, TN, is a premier opportunity to learn and network among the brightest minds in perioperative leadership. Our attendees return each year for the hands-on education, collaboration, and opportunities to find solutions to their everyday challenges in their surgical suite. Each year, our Program Committee convenes to develop a conference program that builds upon the previous year’s learnings and arms leaders with strategies and tactics to meet and exceed their goals. Our goal is to educate leaders and foster relationships among colleagues that will exceed expectations in the future of surgical suite management and patient care.

Steris University

Increase your knowledge of device reprocessing and infection prevention practices while earning points toward your CNOR or CSSM recertification. Explore our free educational activities to access complimentary professional development education from the professionals at Steris University.

Whitman Partners

Whitman Partners is known as the top search firm for Directors of Surgical Services. Their focus is to ensure new leaders, executive teams, surgeons, and staff receive candidates who can successfully meet their patient and business needs. Learn from their expertise and earn points toward your CNOR or CSSM recertification with Whitman Partner’s contribution to our free educational activities.