Nursing Professional Development Online Certification Preparation Course

Description:  This 28-module learner-paced, course is designed to prepare practitioners for the basic NPD certification examination administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The content is also applicable (although not exhaustive) for individuals preparing for the Certified Healthcare Continuing Professional Development Professionals (CHCP) certification or Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Associate Certificate administered by the Alliance for Continuing Education in Health Professions.

Target Audience:   

  • RNs: NPD practitioners who meet the eligibility requirements for basic certification
  • Professional development associates preparing for the Certified Healthcare Continuing Professional Development Professional (CHCP) or the Healthcare Continuing Professional Development Associate Certificate

Outcome:  NPD practitioners who complete this course will successfully pass the ANCC certification exam at a rate higher than the national average from year to year.

Continuing Education: Association for Nursing Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: Please see individual module listing.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2022

Successful completion:

  1. Complete module
  2. Pass module post-test with score of 80% or higher
  3. Complete on-line evaluation

Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity.

Modules:

1. Intro to Certification and Test-Taking Strategies

(Contact Hours: 0.60)

2. Intro to NPD Practice

(Contact Hours: 0.82)

3. Learning Theories

(Contact Hours: 1.0)

4. Introduction to Planning Quality Continuing Professional Development

(Contact Hours: 0.69)

5. Identifying Need for Educational Activity

(Contact Hours: 0.57)

6. Outcomes and Objectives

(Contact Hours: 0.62)

7. Educational Activity Content

(Contact Hours: 0.63)

8. Learner Engagement

(Contact Hours: 0.39)

9. Commercial Support

(Contact Hours: 0.53)

10. Conflict of Interest

(Contact Hours: 0.58)

11. Evaluation

(Contact Hours: 0.55)

12. Interprofessional Continuing Education

(Contact Hours: 0.57)

13.Test Construction

(Contact Hours: 0.50)

14. Role Development

(Contact Hours: 0.50)

15. Leadership

(Contact Hours: 1.0)

16. Change Agent

(Contact Hours: 0.86)

17. Competency Management

(Contact Hours: 0.74)

18. Resource Management

(Contact Hours: 1.0)

19. Healthy Work Environment/Teambuilding

(Contact Hours: 0.75)

20. Decision Making

(Contact Hours: 0.60)

21. Delegation

(Contact Hours: 0.50)

22. Communication

(Contact Hours: 1.0)

23. Ethical/Legal Considerations of NPD Practice

(Contact Hours: 0.80)

24. Copyright

(Contact Hours: 0.50)

25. Practice and Process Improvement: Research/EBP/QI

(Contact Hours: 1.25)

26. Technology

(Contact Hours: 0.75)

27. Program and Project Management Part I: Phases

(Contact Hours: 1.0)

28. Program and Project Management Part II: Tools

(Contact Hours: 0.75)

Purchase Options: You may either purchase the full version of this course, or partial packages based on your educational needs. The bundles are grouped by content domain as identified on the ANCC NPD exam content outline. A full list of purchase options can be found below. Please note: No refunds will be given once the course has been started.

 

Full Course:

ANPD Member: $325
Non-member: $500 

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Partial Packages:

Introduction/Test-Taking Strategies
(1 module)

ANPD Member: $15
Non-member: $20 

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Education Testing Domain
(13 modules)

ANPD Member: $195
Non-member: $260

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Leadership Testing Domain
(7 modules)

ANPD Member: $105
Non-member: $140

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Communication Testing Domain
(1 module)

ANPD Member: $15
Non-member: $20

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Ethical/Legal Testing Domain
(2 modules)

ANPD Member: $30
Non-member: $40

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Practice and Process Improvement Testing Domain
(1 module)

ANPD Member: $15
Non-member: $20

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Technology Testing Domain
(1 module)

ANPD Member: $15
Non-member: $20

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Program and Project Management Testing Domain
(2 modules)

ANPD Member: $30
Non-member: $40

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