RCIS Credential Administrators Hold Annual Board of Trustees Meeting

Charles Barbiere, RN, CCRN, RCIS, CCT, CRT, FSICP, Sacramento VA Medical Center, Sacramento, California
Charles Barbiere, RN, CCRN, RCIS, CCT, CRT, FSICP, Sacramento VA Medical Center, Sacramento, California
The following professional societies sent representation: American College of Cardiology Joseph Messer, MD American Society of Echocardiography Ken Horton, RCS, RDMS, FASE Nelson Schiller, MD British Society of Echocardiography Kevin Fox, MD Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals Charles Barbiere, RCIS, CCT, RN, CCRN, FSICP Society for Vascular Ultrasound Claudia Benge, RDCS, RDMS, RVS, RVT Thai Cardiovascular Invasive Society Chris Nelson, RN, RCIS, FSICP CCI™s current officers are: President Elaine A. Shea, RCIS, RCS President Elect John H. Toptine, RCS Treasure Christopher M. Nelson, RCIS Secretary Douglas L. Passey, RCIS Immediate Past President Steve A. Marmon, RCIS RCS Chair Dennis K. Carney, RCIS, RCS, FASE RCIS Chair Douglas Passey, RCIS, NREMT-P RVS Chair James J. Shafer, RVS CCT Chair Christie Hill Jordan, RCIS, RCS CCI Staff Aaron White Executive Director (non-voting) Janet Punzi Staff (non-voting) Guests: Mike Jones, Psychometrican David Cox, Psychometrican After the meeting was called to order, new members and representatives were introduced. An overview of the financial standing of CCI was reviewed. CCI remains solvent and the financial outlook continues to improve. The Chairs of the CCI exams gave their reports, including information on the question banks for the various exams and information on the exam matrix. CCI recently moved to an electronic online exam and is carefully reviewing all aspects of exam results to ensure that no problems exist. Mike Jones and David Cox from Pearson Education presented an overview on psychometrics and how psychometrics is used to validate the CCI online examinations. They also detailed results from the examinations for the Exam Chairs. All of the represented professional societies presented reports on their respective society. This included membership numbers, society activities, and advocacy issues. In addition, Steve Marmon became the past president and Elaine Shea became CCI’s president. Find CCI on the internet at: http://www.cci-online.org/ or http://www.vue.com/cci/