The NBCRNA develops PODCASTS and VIDEOS to help inform CRNAs, SRNAs, and the public about important topics and events related to nurse anesthesia practice and continuing education activities. Engage: The NBCRNA Podcast is produced with busy CRNAs in mind and offers CRNAs a timely and concise platform to stay informed.
The NBCRNA Youtube channel covers important topics such as an overview of the 2-year Check-in and CPC Program, as well as an introduction to the four organizations working together on behalf of the nurse anesthesia profession.
We encourage visitors to subscribe to our podcast page and YouTube channel and to stay tuned with NBCRNA social media accounts for newly published media.
Whether you're on your morning commute or on break, Engage: The NBCRNA Podcast offers listeners the flexibility to learn about topics related to nurse anesthesia practice in a quick and concise manner. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or through any podcast application that supports an RSS feed. Learn something interesting from an episode? Let your colleagues know! Have an idea for an episode? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
COMING IN MAY 2021: Two new podcasts on the CPC Assessment:
- One episode discussing the CPC Assessment (CPCA) overall and another with Frequently Asked Questions! Stay tuned!
Episode 5: CPC Assessment (CPCA) FAQs
Episode DescriptionIn this episode podcast host Dawn Bent sits down with NBCRNA's Chief Executive Officer John Preston, and Senior Director of Testing, Mary Browne to discuss frequently asked questions related the CPC Assessment. When to take the CPCA, how to schedule your assessment, and what to expect are just a few of the questions answered in this episode. Learn more on the CPC Assessment page.
Episode 4: CPC Assessment (CPCA) Overview
Episode DescriptionIn this episode the new podcast host, Dawn Bent, sits down with NBCRNA's Chief Executive Officer John Preston, and Director of Testing, Mary Browne to discuss the CPC Assessment. Hear answers to frequently asked questions and other important information on taking the CPCA. Learn more on the CPC Assessment page.
Episode 3: Item Writing and Test Development
Episode DescriptionEver wonder what it takes to design a professional examination? In this episode, NBCRNA Communications Associate Brent Novosel sits down with two staff members of the NBCRNA Testing Department, Director Matt Ferris and Manager Katie Gottwaldt, to discuss the process known as item writing. Learn about the challenges, misconceptions, and what it's like serving on a committee that develops an exam. We hope you enjoy this episode and find the information valuable. For more information visit the Exams page.
Episode 2: Understanding the CPC Program: Class B Credit
Episode DescriptionPart 2 of the Understanding the CPC Program podcast series covers Class B credit. In this episode NBCRNA Communications Associate Brent Novosel sits down with John Preston, NBCRNA's Chief Credentialing officer to discuss the Class B requirement for each 4-year CPC cycle and what activites can count for Class B credit. Many frequently asked questions, including how to upload and report Class B credit, are addressed during the podcast. We hope you enjoy this episode and find the information valuable. For more information visit the CPC page.
Episode 1: Understanding the CPC Program: 2-year Check-in
Episode DescriptionThis podcast on the 2-year Check-in is the first installment of the Understanding the CPC Program podcast series. In this episode NBCRNA Communications Associate Brent Novosel sits down with John Preston, NBCRNAs Chief Credentialing officer to discuss the quick and easy process known as the 2-year Check-in. The 2-year Check-in is the next step in the CPC Program for many CRNAs. We hope you enjoy this episode and find the information valuable. For more information visit the 2-year Check-in page.
From introductions to new NBCRNA board members, to in-depth coverage of the CPC Program, the NBCRNA YouTube Channel offers a variety of engaging videos for CRNAs, SRNAs, and the public alike. Below are some of the most popular videos we have produced, but we encourage all CRNAs to subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up-to-date on new and existing videos.
Video: A 3-Minute Guide to the 2-year Check-in
This video tutorial will walk you through each step of the CPC Program 2-year Check-in. To view a longer version of this tutorial, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yG_lY-D0DI See More at our Youtube channel!
Video: A 3-Minute Guide to the CPC Program Fundamentals
This short animation provides an overview of the key concepts of the CPC Program. It reviews some of the history of the changes to the NBCRNA's recertification program and outlines the components. See More at our Youtube channel!
Video: Working Together to Support Students and CRNAs
The NBCRNA, AANA, COA, and AANA Foundation have worked together on a series of videos for student registered nurse anesthetists to help describe each organization’s function. These videos will also help students better understand how they can interact with each organization as they progress through their training and career. The organizations work together to support nurse anesthetists throughout their career. See More at our Youtube channel!
Video: Class B Requirement Overview for the CPC Program
This short animation provides an overview of the Class B requirement of the Continued Professional Certification (CPC) Program. It includes examples of various activities that may be considered for Class B credit. See More at our Youtube channel!