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How long do online competency tests take to complete?

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After collecting data on hundreds of thousands of online competency tests, we’ve put together the following estimates to help allocate time appropriately for testing.

Keep in mind that each hospital and healthcare staffing organization holds standardized policies in place to determine testing requirements.

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Prophecy Healthcare Expands Executive Team

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It’s official! Anne Hackman BSN RN MPA, NE-BC has joined the Prophecy team to lead client-based research studies and clinical performance improvement strategies for US-based healthcare facilities.

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Top 5 Reasons Staffing Agencies Use Personality & Interpersonal Skills Testing

Facilities can no longer afford to fill open positions on job knowledge alone. Reimbursements are tightly tied to the “Value of the Patient Care Experience.” And, travelers play an integral part of positively or negatively impacting the experience. Check out these 5 reasons why every pre-hire process should include behavioral and interpersonal skills testing.

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How to Troubleshoot Online Testing Technical Requirements?

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Have you ever heard “User-Friendly” used to describe technology?  Have you ever laughed and thought said technology could only be “User-Friendly” for the folks who wrote the manual?! Online testing vendors typically strive for an easy end-user experience. Why?  Because we understand that although you may want to reap the benefits of instantly scoring assessments […]

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2015 Joint Commission Education Modules Now Available

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Stay current on national standards in healthcare employee education! Clients now have access to the 2015 Core Mandatories and National Patient Safety Goal’s.

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New CNA Acute Care & CNA Sitter Competency Exams Launched

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The validation team at Prophecy has been at it again…busy at work updating content for the clinical exam library! In collaboration with a panel of subject matter experts with over 80 years of combined experience in working as certified nursing assistants, or supervising nursing assistants and sitters, the CNA Acute Care and CNA Sitter assessments have received a facelift.

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Support Notifications Feature Now Released

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This new feature provides a platform for our support team to share important announcements to your entire team, and beyond!

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Prophecy’s Reference Library is Growing!

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Thanks to feedback from our clients, these new resources are available to facilitate quick and efficient interpretation of Prophecy’s online healthcare behavioral personality assessments. Successful interviews and tailored onboarding sessions start with proper use of the Behavioral assessment.

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Who won Prophecy’s Halloween costume photo contest?

Congratulations to LiquidAgents, from Plano, TX, for winning 2014′s Halloween Costume Photo Contest. See the winning photo posted via Facebook and a few from the Pizza Party celebration. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, thanks to all of our clients for making the healthcare industry a fun, yet safe environment, by ensuring quality patient care, one assessment at a time.

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Tips to Get Clients to Accept Validated Pass/Fail Scores

Our recent Staffing Quality Survey revealed there are still healthcare staffing organizations with facility clients mandating an 80% passing score on clinical competency exams. Using arbitrary pass/fail cutoff scores, such as 80%, without being able to demonstrate it’s validity, results in the inability to defend such score in discriminatory litigation or audit under the OFCCP. Here are 4 proven ways to adopt the legal pass/fail scores organization-wide.

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