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Tools for Building Momentum:
The Employer Community

An important aspect of this project is advocating the value of specialty nursing certification to those who employee and manage RNs.  The following tools have been developed to assist you with this endeavor.


Presentation for Staff Meeting, Opportunities to Speak to Employers, State Hospital Associations, State AONE Chapters, etc.
Download this slide deck which includes notes, or talking points, to assist you with your presentation.

Sample Articles for Staff Newsletters
Download and customize the content to meet your needs.

How to Talk with Your Colleagues, Manager, and Facility Leadership About the Benefits of RN Specialty Certification
Download this helpful document.

Tips for Gathering Statistics and Facts About the RN Specialty Certified Employees at Your Facility
Download this helpful information.

  • Tips for developing and conducting a workplace survey on RN specialty certification - Download this document for helpful information on how to create and conduct your own survey


Bibliography: Resources for State Advocates - Download


Forming and Working in Coalitions
Download this document for helpful tips and guidance on forming a coalition.

Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification

BCEN's Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®), Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN®) and Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN®) credential have been accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC).

Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association