april, 2016

14apr2:00 pmLet’s Talk About the Big “C” – Competency

Event Details




Certification: Eligible for 1 continuing education hour by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing

The 60-minute webinar will discuss the issue of competency assessment in the OR setting. Dr. Stobinski will compare and contrast education and training for three professions working in the OR – Central Processing Professionals, Surgical Technologists and Perioperative Nurses. He will also identify one theoretical framework that can be used to examine competency and skill acquisition among healthcare professionals.

Our presenter Jim Stobinski is the Director of Credentialing and Education at The Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI). Dr. Stobinski has over 25 years of experience in the operating room with work roles which have included janitor, orderly, staff nurse and a variety of supervisory positions. He has 18 years of management experience in perioperative nursing and until 2011, he was the Director for Surgical Services at the Boise facility of the St. Luke’s Health System. His education includes a diploma of nursing from the Toledo Hospital School of Nursing and a BSN and MSN from East Carolina University.


(Thursday) 2:00 pm



OR Today would like to thank our sponsor, The Competency & Credentialing Institute! CCI is a leader in credentialing, nursing competency assessment, and education for the perioperative nursing community. CCI has developed and maintained the CNOR, CSSM, CRNFA, and CNS-CP credentials for more than 35 years. The organization currently certifies more than 33,950 nurses. CCI supports these credentialing programs with a suite of publications, exam preparation resources, certificate programs and CE offerings, including those being offered at the OR Today Live! Surgical Conference. Visit www.cc-institute.org to learn more about this organization.


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