Rebecca Snider, RN, BSN Earns Patient Safety Credential

January 10, 2017

Rebecca Snider, RN, BSN Earns Patient Safety Credential

The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) recently recognized Rebecca Snider, RN, BSN of Wythe County Community Hospital as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS).

“Earning this credential attests to Becki’s professional competency in patient safety science and application,” said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, President, CBPPS. “This achievement demonstrates her expertise in this critical discipline and positions her among those committed to and leading patient safety work.”

Becki earned this credential in part by passing a rigorous, evidence-based examination that tests candidates on their competency in patient safety science and application. Becki is currently employed as director of quality and risk management at Wythe County Community Hospital.

“I am excited about earning this credential,” said Snider, RN, BSN, Director, Clinical Effectiveness, Quality and Risk Management & Patient Safety Lead.  “I enjoy my work at WCCH and the community we serve and having this credential will help to create a safer environment of care for our patients.” 

With the conferring of certification Snider is privileged to use the CPPS credential. For more information about the CPPS credential, contact the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety at (617) 391-9927 or write to info@cbpps.org.

About CBPPS

The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) was established by, but is a separate organizational entity from, the National Patient Safety Foundation, and was created to advance, standardize, and promote patient safety knowledge competencies for health care professionals. To this end, successful completion of the rigorously-designed Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) exam attests to candidates’ knowledge of essential patient safety competencies, upon which time the board confers the CPPS credential. Those attaining the CPPS designation represent a group of committed professionals from across health care who are determined to advance the patient safety field and make the health care system safer for all. To learn more, go to www.cbpps.org.