The CLTC Board of Standards Inc. has unveiled a CLTC Code of Professional Responsibility.

The board also has introduced a CLTC Pledge, according to the CLTC Board, Needham, Mass.

The CLTC Board, which helps oversee the Certified in Long-Term Care professional designation program, says all prospective CLTC students must indicate by signing the pledge that they agree to abide by the code, according to the CLTC Board.

The CLTC Board developed the code in an effort to improve the professional credibility of the CLTC designation.