Across the Industry

Evolving a Continuing Certification Program

In recent years, the American Board of Anesthesiologists (ABA) has come under increasing pressure to make continuing certification programs more relevant, less burdensome and less costly for diplomates. Discover how this was achieved with the creation of MOCA 2.0.

Listening to Test Takers – Pre-Testing New Item Formats and Approaches

The changing nature of accounting and other professions has driven test blueprint development toward an evidence-centered design approach. In this article, we explore how organizations can gather such evidence by listening to test takers.

A Winding, Rewarding Path to Credentialing: An Interview with Pam Weber, CAE

How do you start a career in credentialing? For some, it’s more happenstance than planned. This was the case for Pam Weber, who began her career in agriculture. Today, she works for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and is actively involved in ICE’s career pathway efforts.

Why Present at the ICE Exchange? 4 Past Speakers Weigh In

Speaking at a conference like the ICE Exchange is a great professional development opportunity, as well as a way of sharing your expertise with peers. We spoke with a few past ICE Exchange presenters to get their take on the benefits of submitting proposals.

Leading the Charge in Research: An Interview with ICE R&D Leadership

Learn about the ICE Research and Development committee’s activities, what’s on the horizon and the benefits of such research from John Wickett (2018 committee chair) and Patricia Muenzen (2019 committee chair).

Millennials Having Fun and Making a Difference as Public Members

In 2018, more than a dozen public members attended the ICE Exchange. Two of them – Kevin Harris and Ben Klein – are bright, energetic millennials who conveyed their enthusiasm about being public members during a joint interview at the conference in Austin.

Celebrating a Lifetime of Achievement with Cynthia Durley, MEd, MBA

Cynthia Durley, MEd, MBA, was the 2018 recipient of the ICE Lifetime Achievement Award. In this interview, Durley recounts her more than 35 years’ experience with ICE, how she first entered the field and her advice for what it takes to be a good mentor.

Navigating a Multigenerational Workplace

Managing a workplace comprised of multiple generations can seem like a daunting task on paper, but it may be easier than you think. In this infographic, we highlight key traits of each generation and ways to mind the (generational) gap.

Public Member Spotlight: Thomas Hartsell, Jr., Public Member on the board of the Art Therapy Credentials Board, Inc.

In this continued series, we explore the role of the public member, interviewing individuals and telling their story – their experience, triumphs and challenges. Hear from Thomas Hartsell Jr., who serves as public member for the Art Therapy Credentials Board, Inc.

New Credential Maintenance Program Features to be Implemented by the National Board for Respiratory Care

Respiratory therapists who hold credentials from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBCR) have evolved from solely generalists in 1961, to a diverse group that includes specialists. Learn how NBRC navigated these updates, including the creation of a mobile-friendly assessment platform.


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