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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).

 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 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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