CGFNS Receives ICN’s “Partners in Development” Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Philadelphia—CGFNS International, Inc. is proud to be the recipient of the 2021 International Council of Nurses’ Partners in Development Award – recognizing the two organizations’ long and successful partnership and collective efforts to advocate and advance nursing during the ongoing pandemic. The award recognizes those who have…
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In Memoriam: CGFNS remembers ILDA recipient and former ICN President Kirsten Stallknecht

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The International Council of Nurses (ICN) sadly announces the passing of Kirsten Stallknecht, former ICN President (1997-2001), Second Vice President (1985-1989) and member of the ICN Board of Directors (1981-1985). Mrs. Stallknecht received the CGFNS International Distinguished Leadership Award in 2004. Annette Kennedy, ICN President said: “It is with great…
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CGFNS International and International Council of Nurses certification will produce a registry of experts to contribute to national and global nursing and healthcare policy

News Release, Services
Philadelphia, USA; Geneva, Switzerland, 17 February 2021—The nursing profession is increasingly being relied upon for its expertise in a widening array of public health and workforce issues around the world. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) and CGFNS International, Inc. (CGFNS) are pleased to announce the first-ever certification program to…
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CGFNS International Issues Joint Statement with CoNGO in Support of the International Day of Education 2021

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PHILADELPHIA—As the leading global standards-setting organization and world’s largest credentials evaluation organization for nursing and allied health professions, CGFNS International, Inc. is acutely aware of the importance and relevance of academic, professional, and vocational education, especially within the health and allied professions. In recognition of the International Day of Education,…
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Nursing workforce crisis looms as expected six-million shortfall will be increased by more than four million nurses retiring by 2030

Up to 4.7 million nurses worldwide are expecting to retire by 2030. A new report reveals strategies that must be adopted to help them continue in work and keep health services running. Ageing Well? Policies to Support Older Nurses at Work builds on the World Health Organization’s State of the World’s Nursing…
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CGFNS Welcomes Ret. RADM Kerry Nesseler as Policy Advisor and Janine Hawley as Director of Assessment

PHILADELPHIA—CGFNS International, Inc., has expanded its public policy expertise and strengthened its assessment capabilities with the addition of Retired Rear Admiral (RADM) and Assistant Surgeon General Kerry Paige Nesseler, MS, RN, FAAN and Janine Hawley, MS to its leadership team. Ms. Nesseler will serve as CGFNS’ Strategic Public Policy Advisor,…
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CGFNS Expands Service Portfolio with International Background Check Forensics Capabilities

PHILADELPHIA—Global mobility is a defining feature of today’s workforce. For many organizations, this requires more comprehensive screening systems to make better informed decisions about their applicants, especially as technology enables increasingly sophisticated fraud and as public and patient safety is on the line during the current pandemic. As the leading…
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