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Court Decisions Reject Challenges to MOC Requirements, Support Standard-Setting

In recent court cases such as Lazarou v. American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), specialty medical boards that have adopted recertification or maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements have successfully defended against claims that their policies violate federal antitrust law. Learn more about what the dismissal of these claims means for organizations and the future of their certifications.

Key Challenges to Remote Proctoring: Communications and Technology, Security, and Privacy

Remote proctoring is not new to the credentialing community — but the challenges of 2020 caused a need for in-depth expertise on the subject, and quickly, as organizations pivoted to meet their constituents safely online. If you’re looking to learn more about remote proctoring and wondering what’s involved, consider these lessons learned from NBCRNA.  

I.C.E. Virtual Exchange Preview: Debunking Myths About Linear-On-the-Fly Testing

If you operate a certification examination, you may ask yourself, “If there is a smarter way to operate testing, will the changes fit our program?” In this I.C.E. Virtual Exchange preview, hear from the presenters who will answer this question as well as debunk myths about linear-on-the-fly (LOFT) testing.

I.C.E. Virtual Exchange Preview: Security Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-COVID-19 Era

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges that have forced credentialing and testing organizations to adapt their security measures. While many have been able to adjust, what will be the long-term impact of these changes? What will the permanent operating environment look like for test security and validity? Hear what the I.C.E. Virtual Exchange presenters have to say on this topic in this session preview.

I.C.E. Virtual Exchange Preview: Assessing the Inherent Risks to Your Certification Program

Assessing and managing risk is important to maintaining the integrity of your certification program. In this I.C.E. Virtual Exchange preview, hear from the presenters of this topic and learn what attendees can expect to take away from the session.

I.C.E. Virtual Exchange Preview: Converting 4-Option Multiple Choice Questions

Considering converting your test’s four-option multiple choice questions into three-option items? In this I.C.E. Virtual Exchange preview, hear from the presenters of this topic on the importance of making the switch, reasons behind the conversions and what attendees can expect to learn from their presentation.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Including Disabled People in Digital Certification, Credentialing and Licensure
2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In 2017, a revision to Section 508 was published and amended in 2018, addressing digital accessibility and telecommunications; however, many tests are still not digitally accessible. Samantha Evans, CAE, MBA, International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), discusses the challenges these changes present and how they impact exam delivery.
A Brief Introduction to Technology-Enhanced Items

For organizations using or considering computer-based testing, technology-enhanced items (TEIs) can be a great opportunity to improve an assessment program. In this article, Matt Ferris, MA, MBA, CAE, ELS, and Nathan Thompson, PhD, discuss benefits and pitfalls of TEIs.

A Q&A With Ashley Bardsley: ICE 2019 Next Gen Professional Award Winner

Ashley Bardsley was honored with the ICE 2019 Next Gen Professional Award for her commitment to developing a career path in the credentialing industry. Hear from Bardsley about her start in credentialing, her involvement with ICE and her advice for the future generation of professionals.

5 Ways to Digitally Connect With Millennials and Gen Z

In an era of information overload, how can certification organizations appeal to millennials and Gen Z? Hanna Aronovich, CAE, breaks down five ways to digitally connect effectively with these younger demographics.

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