License Verification Tool | Advanced HIV/AIDS Certified Registered Nurse

Advanced HIV/AIDS-Certified Registered Nurses (AHACRNs) have a higher-level of responsibility to provide care for patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). AHACRNs must be highly skilled professionals, with specialized education and training to best assess and manage their patient?s needs. To be officially recognized as an AHACRN, professional nurses must hold a valid license from their state’s board of nursing and have completed the specialized AIDS/HIV training offered by the American Academy of HIV Medicine.

Healthcare organizations need the assurance that their AHACRNs hold valid licenses and are up-to-date on their continuing education requirements. License Verification is a critical part of a comprehensive Compliance program, and Certemy is leading the way in providing automated primary source verification. With certified professionals possess a valid and verifiable license that is in good standing with their state’s board of nursing, the organization can have confidence in their workforce and provide peace of mind to patients.

A Look At Licensing Requirements

AHACRNs play a critical role in administering, monitoring and managing the care of patients with HIV/AIDS. To become an AHACRN, a registrant must:

Hold a valid and unrestricted nursing license from their state?s board of nursing

Provide proof of completion of an accredited academic coursework that includes a clinical competency examination or an additional standardized competency examination

Complete a minimum of 2,000 hours of “HIV-specific” nursing practice and refresh their clinical competency at renewal

Have access to HIV/AIDS-specific continuing education programs within the three years preceding registration renewal

Certemy provides primary source verification to make sure that the nurse meets the above standards. This ensures that they meet the required standards for AHACRN designation. With an automated license verification platform, organizations can easily and quickly validate that their nurses are volunteers are compliant with their licensing requirements.

Simplifying License Management With an Automated Tool

Using an automated license verification system, Certemy provides real-time tracking of AHACRN licenses and applicant credentials in one streamlined system. Organizations can improve employee productivity and visibility across the entire organization and have complete visibility and control of their workforce compliance program. With built-in workflows that are configurable to automate AHACRN application processes, the process is fast and efficient.

By using Certemys automated license verification system, organizations have the ability to:

Mitigate risk and ensure that members of the healthcare team meet official requirements

Improve staff utilization and save time by streamlining the entire process

Stay ahead of regulatory compliance with automated license tracking and primary source verification

Provide peace of mind to regulatory agencies, patients and staff that the organization is compliant

Final considerations

AHACRNs play a critical role in providing compassionate and specialized care to those living with HIV/AIDS. To gain the confidence of the patients as well as regulatory agencies, it is essential for the organizations to have confidence in their AHACRNs? credentials and approval. Certemy provides an automated license verification system that helps organizations comply with applicable regulations and provide streamlined processes that improve efficiency, save time and mitigate risks.


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