NCSA Mission + Purpose

For Families + Professionals

The NCSA was founded as the Industry Association and Certification Entity for Newborn Care Specialists

We are a non-profit organization that also offers scholarships for NCS training and support for families with limited resources in urgent need of newborn care.

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To establish and maintain the certification standard for Newborn Care Specialists. To adhere to US national standards for certification programs.

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To develop and administer the NCSA certification exam for assessment of competency in the practice of newborn care.

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To award Newborn Care Specialists that meet all certification requirements for the time-limited designation of Certified Newborn Care Specialist (CNCS).

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To establish and maintain the re-certification process.

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To monitor and enforce continued compliance with all certification requirements.

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To oversee ongoing education in the field of newborn care and to raise the standard for quality in the Newborn Care Specialist industry.

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To assist and support NCSA members to be the best resource a family can hire.

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To be an advocate for the Newborn Care Specialist industry as a whole.

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To be a resource for Agencies and families so they can rely on the ease of knowing that through the NCSA certification, they can hire newborn caregivers who are verified and entirely up to date with their knowledge and experience.

“Babies are such a nice way to start people.”

- DON HERALD -