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JUNE 15, 2015
CNL Faculty Preparing for the CNL Exam in Japan
CNC along with its Board of Commissioners continue to support expanding the CNL initiative to CNL education programs in Japan.  This will allow faculty and students to shadow CNLs at Saint Anthony College under the supervision of Asako T. Katsumata, PhD, RN, CNL and Gordana (Dana) Dermody, MSN, RN, CNL.  This month, they are working with faculty at Tsukaba University in Japan as they study for the CNL Certification Exam. We wish them the best of luck!

JUNE 1, 2015
CNC Welcomes New Members of the Board of Commissioners
Congratulations to new CNC Board of Commissioners (BOC) members who will start their terms on July 1, 2015. Brandy Hatcher, MSN, RN, CNL, Becky Hulett, DNP, RN, CNL, and Joanne G. Samuels, PhD, RN, CNL all have terms ending on July 1, 2018. CNC staff and current CNCBOC members look forward to their contributions.

JUNE 1, 2015
Upcoming CNL Presentation
CNL Ambassadors, Miriam Bender, PhD, RN, CNL and Tricia Thomas, PhD, RN, CNL along with Elizabeth Murphy, MBA, RN will be presenting at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting that will be held June 14 – 16, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. Their presentation, CNL Integration into Care Delivery Microsystems: Quality and Safety Outcomes at the Unit Level, will explore how organization-wide CNL incorporation impacts the care environment.

APRIL 29, 2015
CNL Exam Cut Score
CNL subject matter experts, along with CNC's testing vendor, completed the item writing workshop and approved a new form for the CNL Certification Exam on April 23, 2015. The new exam is comprised of 140 questions, of which 130 are scored. The cut score (passing score), effective immediately, for the exam is 88. Learn more about the CNL Exam Cut Score by clicking here

MARCH 18, 2015
Taking the CNL Global!
Healthcare providers from Kyoto University in Japan (in collaboration with Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, IL) visit Mercy Health Saint Mary's to learn about the CNL Role. Dr. Asako Katsumata of Saint Anthony Medical Center and Dr. Kazuko Nin have been instrumental in developing this initiative. For more information about this exciting program, click here.

MARCH 13, 2015
Celebrate Certified Clinical Nurse Leader Day on March 19th!
Join the Commission on Nurse Certification (CNC) in celebrating Certified CNL® Day on March 19, 2015!  Certified CNL® Day spreads awareness to recognize our certified Clinical Nurse Leaders and provide employers with an opportunity to extend their appreciation to their certified CNL staff! Visit the Certified CNL Day web page for additional resources and tools.


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