Accepted Certifications in the DDCT
National Certifications Currently Included in the DDCT
The Magnet Recognition Program® maintains this list for the sole purpose of identifying certifications that Magnet-recognized and Magnet-applicant organizations may report in the Demographic Data Collection Tool® (DDCT).
- Accepted Professional Board Certifications in the DDCT [xls]
Last updated: October 1, 2021
- Eligibility for inclusion of certifications in the DDCT (starting January 1, 2024)
Last updated: December 2022
- Submission Guideline Tool
Last updated: September 14, 2021
The Magnet Program Office (MPO) has reviewed and approved health-related professional board certifications accredited by ISO-17024. The expectation is that the professional board certification will relate to how the eligible RN influences and provides care within the inpatient and ambulatory setting. Please click here to link to the directory .This link may not be an exhaustive list. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to seek approval for “other accrediting bodies”. (November 5, 2021)
Information for Magnet Program Directors (MPDs)
For questions about certifications included in the DDCT, contact the Magnet Program Office.
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