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ABTC and TFCA Join Forces to Deliver the TFCA Certification Exam
The American Board for Transplant Certification is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent with the Transplant Financial Coordinators Association.
American Board for Transplant Certification
American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) and Transplant Financial Coordinators Association (TFCA) Join Forces to Deliver the TFCA Certification Exam
Mt Laurel, NJ: The American Board for Transplant Certification is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent with the Transplant Financial Coordinators Association. This partnership will result in the delivery and further development of a certification exam for specialists in transplant finance, ensuring practitioners in the field provide accurate financial information to transplant patients and their families in a compassionate and tactful manner.
"We are very gratified to partner with TFCA, combining their long-standing expertise in transplant financial coordination with our established certification test administration and oversight," says Katherine Robinson, President, ABTC Board of Governors. "ABTC has been promoting education, competency, and professional growth in organ transplantation through exclusive specialty certification for 35 years and is the perfect entity to provide this opportunity for transplant financial coordinators. Additionally, our knowledge in the Institute for Credentialing Excellence NCCA accreditation process, makes us the hallmark for donation and transplant certification. This is an important milestone, and we will continue to look for other potential synergy within the transplant profession."
"The TFCA is excited to partner with ABTC to improve all aspects of certification testing," says Deidra Simano, President of TFCA.
The benefits of this new partnership will be:
About ABTC: The ABTC is a not-for-profit organization established in 1988. The mission of the ABTC is to set standards that distinguish transplant professionals through certification. The ABTC's staff in conjunction with Board of Governor members – experts in organ donation and transplantation - fulfill this mission by ensuring that transplant professionals meet rigorous standards to earn and maintain certification. Visit ABTC at https://abtc.net
About TFCA: The Transplant Financial Coordinator Association envisions a transplant environment where we function as an integral part of our transplant teams, where no patient suffers unnecessary financial hardship, and the financial requirements of our programs are fully met. Visit TFCA at tfcassociation.org
Felicia Lembesis, CAE, ICE-CCP