The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board Selects Professional Examination Service

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ProExam to manage PNCB’s rigorous certification programs

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PNCB is committed to maintaining the highest standards in its certification program, and we are delighted to be partnering with ProExam.

The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) has selected Professional Examination Services (ProExam) to manage and provide a broad range of credentialing services in support of its Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN®), Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP-PC®), Acute Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP-AC®) and Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist (PMHS®) certification programs. Services will include item and examination development, item banking, psychometric services, item analysis, scoring, reporting, and job analysis.

To support this partnership, ProExam will leverage deep expertise in credentialing, industry-leading technology, and its partnership approach to client engagements. This highly successful combination of expertise, technology, and approach facilitates the development of high quality, defensible examinations, and positions PNCB to meet newly revised NCCA accreditation standards.

Commenting on the agreement, Peg Harrison, MS, CPNP-PC, CAE, CEO of PNCB, said, “PNCB is committed to maintaining the highest standards in its certification program, and we are delighted to be partnering with ProExam.”

Robert Block, president and CEO of ProExam offered, “PNCB certification is the gold standard in pediatric nursing credentialing. We’re proud to add PNCB to our growing list of nursing specialty certification clients, and we look forward to working together to advance PNCB’s mission.”

About Professional Examination Service
Professional Examination Service (ProExam) is the most experienced organization in professional credentialing, providing comprehensive services to programs across a broad range of professions. Since 1941, the organization has supported professional licensure and certification, training and continuing professional education with its full, flexible range of assessment and advisory services. ProExam is a not-for-profit organization with uniquely tailored services, a dedication to personal attention and insight into emerging credentialing trends and technology. Learn more at http://www.ProExam.org.

About the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Established in 1975, the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) is the leading certification organization for pediatric nursing. The PNCB's mission is to provide the highest quality certification services for nursing professionals who care for pediatric populations. PNCB exams are recognized and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society of Pediatric Nurses, the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. More than 40,000 nursing professionals currently hold PNCB certification. For more information about the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, visit http://www.pncb.org.

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