Future Directions of Credentialing Research in Nursing: A Workshop
This IOM workshop aims to bring together participants with multiple perspectives to identify and assess a conceptual framework and research agenda for evaluating the impact of nursing certification and organizational credentialing on patient and nurse-related outcomes.
The workshop will feature presentations and discussions on the following topics:
• Critical knowledge gaps and methodological limitations in the field;
• Promising developments in research methodologies, health metrics, and data infrastructures to better evaluate the impact of nursing credentialing and certification;
• Emergent research priorities; and,
• Short- and long-term strategies to encourage continued activity in nursing certification and credentialing research.
The meeting agenda, presentations and archived webcast are now available.
The perspective papers presented during the workshop can also be accessed on the following pages: