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May 2001, Week 2

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Marsha and James White <[log in to unmask]>
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Marsha and James White <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 9 May 2001 19:44:43 -0400
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Not so - you still MUST be an RN with an active license and 2 years of
nursing experience.

Marsha

Marsha H. White, MLS
Medical Librarian
Library Service (142D)
VA Hospital
Gainesville, FL  32608
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mari Stoddard" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, May 04, 2001 2:10 PM
Subject: Re: MLA CONSUMER CREDENTIAL FOR NON-LIBRARIANS


> Credentialling other professionals is part of trend.  The American Nurses
> Association provides certification for "Informatics Nurse
> Certification."  The requirements specifically allow non-nurses
> <http://www.ana.org/ancc/certify/cert/catalogs/2000/cbt/infonurs.htm#req>
> to apply.
>
> As a result, ANA has established their right to certify in this field.
>
> MLA is establishing its right to certify consumer health information
> experts -- including fellow professionals such as Patient Education
Nurses.
>
>
>
> --
> Mari Stoddard          mailto:[log in to unmask]
> Arizona Health Sciences Library     520/626-2925 (voice)
> PO Box 245079, Tucson AZ 85724        520/626-2922 (fax)
> University of Arizona      http://educ.ahsl.arizona.edu
>

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