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The American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Rheumatology Nurses Society announced plans to develop a new board certification through portfolio for rheumatology nursing. Announced Aug. 7 at the RNS Annual Conference in Louisville, Ky., the new certification program will be developed beginning this year and is scheduled for launch in 2015, according to a news release.
ANCC’s certification through portfolio is an alternative assessment method for credentialing individual RNs in their specialty areas. Nurses document their skills, knowledge, abilities and career accomplishments as part of the application process. Certification through portfolio requires meeting accrediting bodies’ criteria to determine proficiency through a peer review process.