Class A Credits: 1
Course Launch Date: 11/17/21
Course Expires: 7/18/22
As a leader of the perioperative space, CRNAs are required to participate in continued certification as part of their commitment to the profession and for the safety of their patients. This presentation will provide information on the role and responsibility of the NBCRNA, describe the goals and composition of the NBCRNA Evaluation and Research Advisory Committee, and purpose of the CPC Program, with focus on the CPC Assessment. Findings from a scoping review that examined empirical evidence on methods to assess, knowledge, skills, and abilities in licensed independent practitioners will be presented. It will review concepts related adult learning principles that may help CRNAs retain necessary clinical knowledge over time. The audience will learn how medical boards have transitioned away from high-stakes exams to longitudinal assessment, and how they are leveraging modern technology to deliver shorter, reoccurring assessments with feedback and follow-up assessments to promote learning and retention. Examples of longitudinal assessment platforms will be presented. Finally, the presentation will review preliminary data from medical boards on longitudinal assessment and will conclude with a question and answer, audience polling, and an interactive discussion session to gather feedback from CRNAs on longitudinal assessment.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.
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A minimum passing score of 80% is required to pass this course. You have TWO opportunities to achieve a passing score. If you fail to achieve a passing score of 80%, you will not receive CE credit for this course.
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Dr. Ken Wofford is an Associate Professor in the Nurse Anesthesia Program at the USF Health College of Nursing. Before joining USF in 2018, he spent 26 years in the U.S. Navy, serving as a hospital corpsman, nurse, and certified registered nurse anesthetist. As his final tour in the Navy, Dr. Wofford served for six years on the faculty of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md., teaching nurses, medical students, and dentists from the U.S. and allied nations. His areas of expertise include airway management, fluid resuscitation, evidence-based practice, research methods, and data analysis. He is an alumnus of Jacksonville University, Georgetown University, and Duke University.
Sarah E. Giron, PhD, CRNA is the Longitudinal Assessment Subcommittee Chair for the NBCRNA’s Evaluation and Research Advisory Committee. As an educator and researcher at the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia, Dr. Giron has explored and utilized longitudinal assessment as a tool, a model for learning and invaluable means of assessment. She has presented at multiple state and national conferences, and is thrilled to bring her expertise in longitudinal assessment and her work with the NBCRNA to this AANA Annual Congress.
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