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UEXCEL Credentialing



UEXCEL Credentialing Timeline 2015

Intent to Credential Submission Deadline: April 1, 2015

Credentialing Portfolio Submission Deadline: August 22, 2015

Notification of Credentialing Status: October 15, 2015

UEXCEL is a goal-oriented professional practice program that offers the opportunity for promotion by submitting a portfolio to demonstrate your achievements. The portfolio consists of documentation of your contributions to nursing practice at University of Colorado Hospital and your commitment to the profession. Both regular and flex clinical nurses are eligible to advance beyond Level II in the UEXCEL Professional Practice Program by portfolio application.

2014 UEXCEL Luncheon and Award Ceremony

January 29, 2015
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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UEXCEL Credentialing Information 2014-2015


Credentialing Resources

Nurses looking to credential in UEXCEL 2015-16 are strongly encouraged to attend a UEXCEL Introductory Workshop

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UEXCEL - Introductory Workshop

This workshop provides a broad overview of the credentialing process and the required components of the UEXCEL credentialing portfolio.

Learning Objectives At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the value of the credentialing process
  2. Identify the 4 sections of a credentialing portfolio
  3. Identify resources available to assist in portfolio development
  4. Identify the key components of a professional resume
  5. Construct a professional resume for use in seeking a professional promotion
  6. Describe the benefits of reflective practice and clinical narrative writing
  7. Develop a clinical narrative illustrating advanced (or expert Level IV) clinical practice

2014 Introductory Workshop Dates - register in ULearn (LB: Leprino Bldg)

  • Tuesday, Aug. 18, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Leprino 613
  • Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Leprino 612
  • Thursday, Sept. 10, 3 to 5 p.m., Leprino 612
  • Monday, Sept. 21, 9 to 11 a.m., Lebprino 620

UEXCEL - Resume/Narrative

This course will go more specifically into how to construct or refine your professional resume and how to write a clinical narrative to "tell your story," both important components of your portfolio. Participants are encouraged to bring drafts of their resume and/or narrative to class for feedback (this is optional).

2015 Resume/Narrative Workshop Dates - register in ULearn (LB: Leprino Bldg)

  • Monday, April 20, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Leprino 612
  • Thursday, April 30, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Leprino 620
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Leprino 613
  • Thursday, May 14, 1 to 2 p.m., Leprino 612

Are you planning to submit your 2014-15 UEXCEL credentialing portfolio in DIGITAL* format?

*All Level III and Level IV nurses are required to submit a digital portfolio in 2015! 

Questions? Read our Digital Portfolios FAQs.

We recommend you attend one of the digital portfolio workshops.

2015 Digital Portfolio Workshop Dates - register in ULearn (AIP 1: Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 1)

Questions? Send an email message to the Digital Portfolio mailbox

2015 Certified Advisor Workshop Dates - register in ULearn (LB: Leprino Bldg)

This workshop is required for nurses seeking to serve as a Certified UEXCEL Advisor.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 20, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Leprino 612
  • Thursday, Jan. 29, 8 to 9 a.m., Leprino 612
  • Monday, Feb. 9, 1 to2 p.m., Leprino 612
  • Tuesday, Feb. 17, 3 to 4 p.m., Leprino 612

UEXCEL Advisor Course

UEXCEL Certified Advisors List (last updated February 2015)

UEXCEL Board Credentialed to Levels III and IV

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