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).
- National Certifications Currently Included in the DDCT [xls]
Last updated: 3/26/2020
Information for Magnet Program Directors (MPDs)
For questions about certifications included in the DDCT, contact the Magnet Program Office.
Information for Credentialing Organizations
Credential Review Requests must be submitted by credentialing bodies. New requests require a fee for processing. Please see the evidence requirements and submission instructions provided below in the Criteria for Inclusion of National Certifications and Credentialing Body Review Request documents below.
To ensure compliance with the July 22, 2015 revised inclusion criteria, each certification in the posted list of National Certifications Currently Included in the DDCT will be undergoing a review and will continue to be listed until the review is completed. The processing fee will be waived for reviews of currently listed certifications. ANCC reserves the right to periodically revise the Criteria for Inclusion of National Certifications.
- Criteria for Inclusion of National Certifications [pdf]
Last updated: 7/19/2017 Effective date: 07/22/2015
- Credentialing Body Review Request [pdf]
Last updated: 7/19/2017
- PDF Bookmarking Instructions [pdf]
Last updated: 4/7/2015
- DDCT Inclusion Appeal Policy 2018 April [pdf]
Last updated: 4/6/2018
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