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Credentials application tracking system cats

Credentials Application Tracking System

CATS


Credentials application tracking system cats

Credentials

Application

Tracking

System

  • License

  • Certifications

  • Education

  • Years of Experience


What is the purpose of cats

What is the purpose of CATS

  • Developed in 2006 to manage nurses information

  • Communicates licensure information to Vandyworks (the scheduling system for nurses)

  • Centralized database

    • Stand alone

    • Vanderbilt Performance Evaluation System


Purpose continued

Purpose, continued

This data is imperative to a number of reports including:

  • Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicator Reporting (NDNQI)

  • Magnet annual report

  • 100 top ten hospital data

  • various School of Nursing requests

  • Human Resources

  • Research Grants


Who accesses cats

Who accesses CATS?

  • Nurses can view their individual information (read only)

  • Manager’s and/or their designate can add/update information

  • Human Resources via VPES (evaluation)


Advantages

Advantages

  • Automated system

  • Accuracy

  • Centralizes information

  • Easy to run a variety of reports


Credentials application tracking system cats

CATS Training Modules

6 Modules (4-12 minutes each, total time 46 minutes)

The training modules are posted on the Learning Center Website in the Manager’s Toolkit section

http://www.vanderbiltlearningcenter.org/


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CATS Training Resources

  • User’s Guide

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • License Verification Notes

  • 3 Policies Regarding Licensure

  • Nursing Licensure Verification/Re-verification, CL 20-06.02

  • Orientation, Competency, and Performance Development, CL 20-07.02

  • Licensure: Primary Source Verification/Re-Verification, OP 30-10.03

  • Years of Experience HELP Guide


Access to cats

Access to CATS

https://webapp-a.mis.vanderbilt.edu/cats


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