Advocate Activity Bank

Want to promote certification or celebrate certified nurses but don't know where to start? Try looking through our Advocate Activity Bank for a variety of activities that can fit any budget.

 

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Cost: $$
Number of participants: 20+
Description:

Promote certification with a certification carnival! Encourage nurses to learn about certification by participating in carnival games. Offer small prizes when games are completed.
If budget allows, offer a paid practice test or test reference book as the ultimate prize.

What you'll need:
  • Prizes (glowsticks, sunglasses, stress balls, sticky hands, other small cheap toys)
  • Prize wheel (purchase one, make it yourself, or download an app on on your tablet)
  • Other carnival games (ring toss, duck pond, plinko)
  • Certification brochures
  • Carnival snacks (optional)
Additional Resources:

Cost: $$$
Number of participants: 20+
Description:

Host a review course for an ONCC exam. Develop content for your course with a team, using the most updated Test Content Outline.

What you'll need:
  • Location
  • Instructor
  • Course Outline
  • Schedule
Additional Resources:

Cost: $
Number of participants: 5+
Description:

Spark interest or celebrate already certified nurses by delivering garden-friendly items to "plant the seed for certification."

What you'll need:
  • Watering can
  • Flower/herb seeds
  • Shovels
  • Garden gloves
  • Any other garden accessory
Additional Resources:
Submitted by Theresa Gannon.

Cost: $
Number of participants: 15+
Description:

Show nurses that Certification is Sweet by handing out candy bars with "Certification is Sweet" labels.

What you'll need:
  • Candy Bars
  • Certification is Sweet Tags
Additional Resources: