Why Regain Your CNOR Certification?
Earning the CNOR credential is a significant achievement in a nurse’s career. It is an indicator of a higher standard of practice within the nursing profession and a source of professional and personal pride.
There are many reasons for allowing your CNOR credential to lapse; what’s important is that you are once again committed to validating your professional perioperative nursing practice by holding a current CNOR credential.
Research indicates that benefits of the CNOR credential include:
- Enhances feelings of personal accomplishment and satisfaction among nurses
- Validated knowledge
- Indicates attainment of practice standards
- Provides evidence of personal commitment and achievement
- Enhances professional credibility
- Demonstrates commitment to the highest level of patient care and institutional safety
Moreover, reactivation is your pathway to further your knowledge, to continue to validate your clinical practice, and to help advance the perioperative field.
Objectives of CNOR Reactivation
- Recognize the individual registered nurse who is proficient in practice.
- Strengthen the use of theory in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.
- Enhance professional growth through continued learning, which broadens knowledge and improves clinical skills.
Purposes of CNOR Reactivation
- Demonstrate a continued concern for accountability to the general public for nursing practice.
- Continue to advance quality patient care.
- Enable management to identify nurses who demonstrate professional achievement in providing excellent surgical nursing care.
- Bring the individual nurse personal satisfaction.