The National Certifying Board of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses (NCBOHN) endorses the concept of voluntary, periodic certification by examination for all otorhinolaryngology and head-neck registered nurses. Certification is one part of a process called credentialing. It focuses specifically on the individual and is an indication of current competence in a specialized area of practice. Board certification in otorhinolaryngology and head-neck nursing is highly valued and provides formal recognition of basic otorhinolaryngology and head-neck nursing knowledge.
The Certification Program is sponsored by the National Certifying Board of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses (NCBOHN). The Certification Examination for Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses is administered for the NCBOHN by the Professional Testing Corporation (PTC), 1350 Broadway – 17th Floor, New York, New York 10018, (212) 356-0660. Questions concerning the examination should be referred to PTC.