Why is Certification Important?
- Serves as a Quality Indicator
- Maintains a workforce current in its field
- Reduces Turnover Costs
- Improves Hiring Decisions
- National Registry
- Ability Benchmark
- Limits Liability and Reduces Insurance Premiums
- Certification promotes professional standards and improves the practice of Quality Assurance
- Portability will enhance employment opportunities
- Certification bestows acknowledgement, recognizes skills and instills pride
To The Public
- Certification offers consumers a way to judge facilities and services
- Certification protects the patient, as well as the profession and its providers, by ensuring that individuals who obtain the credentials have skills consistent with specific national standards and criteria.