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Certification Partnership with Society for Simulation in Healthcare 

NOVA is proud to announce a new certification partnership with the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) to provide NOVA members with the SSH member discount on certification examination and re-certification fees! This discount applies to all three SSH certifications for NOVA members:


Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)
Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator - Advanced (CHSE-A)
Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS)

SSH seeks to improve performance and reduce errors in patient care through the use of simulation. Established in 2004 by professionals using simulation for education, testing and research in healthcare, SSH fosters the improvement and application of simulation-based modalities such as human patient simulators, virtual reality, standardized patients, and task trainers. SSH promotes improvements in simulation technology, educational methods, practitioner assessment, and patient safety that promote better patient care and can improve patient outcomes.

NOVA members pursuing any of these certifications must provide a copy of their membership card upon application. Please note that you must be a currently certified CHSE in order to be eligible for the CHSE-A certification.

For more information, please visit
www.ssih.org or use the following links:

CHSE Exam Information
CHSE-A Exam Information
CHSOS Exam Information