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CBUNA improves the quality of care provided to urology patients by promoting and acknowledging the highest standards of urologic nursing practice through the certification process. Certification is a process by which a non-governmental agency or association validates an individual's qualifications and knowledge of practice in a defined function or clinical area, based upon predetermined standards. It assures both the lay public and other professionals that an individual has the knowledge needed to practice in a particular role in a particular specialty area. Certification:
More than 650 urologic nurses and associates are currently certified by the CBUNA. To become certified, candidates must pass a standardized examination. Individuals successfully completing the certification process may use the following credentials for a period of 3 years:
Certification is the tangible recognition of professional achievement and special competence in the practice of urologic care by nurses and technicians. Certification is a major step in your professional career and offers many benefits:
Adapted from Quallich, S. (2012). Top ten reasons to become certified. Uro-Gram, 40(3), 15.