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  1. WOLF, PATRICIA

Abstract

Are you planning to become certified in your specialty? Or do you need to recertify? Many of these Web sites list test locations and schedules. Keep this issue handy (or make a copy of these pages to post at work.

 

Article Content

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corp.

 

Certification: ACNP, CCNS, CCRN

 

Web site: http://www.certcorp.org

 

E-mail: certcorp@aacn.org

 

Phone: 1-800-899-2226; fax: 949-362-2020

 

American Board for Occupational Health Nurses

 

Certification: COHN, COHN-S, COHN/CM, COHN-S/CM

 

Web site: http://www.abohn.org/certif.htm

 

E-mail: info@ABOHN.org

 

Phone: 1-888-842-2646; fax: 630-789-8901

 

American Board of Neuroscience Nursing

 

Certification: CNRN

 

Web site: http://www.aann.org/

 

(click on ABNN and the CNRN credential)

 

E-mail: info@aann.org

 

Phone: 1-888-557-2266; fax: 847-734-8677

 

American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc.

 

Certification: CAPA, CPAN

 

Web site: http://www.cpancapa.org

 

E-mail: abpanc@proexam.org

 

Phone: 1-800-622-7262; fax: 212-367-4266

 

American Holistic Nurses' Certification Corp.

 

Certification: HNC

 

Web site: http://www.ahna.org/edu/certification.html

 

E-mail: HNCC@flash.net

 

Phone: 1-877-284-0998

 

American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board

 

Certification: LNCC

 

Web site: http://www.aalnc.org/certification

 

E-mail: aalnc@sba.com

 

Phone: 1-877-402-2562; fax: 312-673-6655

 

American Nurses Credentialing Center

 

Certification: RN, C; RN, CNA, BC; RN, CNAA, BC; RN, BC; APRN, BC; APRN, BC-ADM

 

Web site: http://www.nursingworld.org

 

E-mail: ANCC@ana.org

 

Phone: 1-800-284-2378; fax: 202-651-7004

 

Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing

 

Certification: CEN, CFRN

 

Web site: http://www.ena.org/BCEN

 

E-mail: bcen@ena.org

 

Phone: 1-800-900-9659, ext. 2630;

 

fax: 847-460-2631

 

Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.

 

Certification: CIC

 

Web site: http://www.cbic.org

 

E-mail: info@cbic.org

 

Phone: 202-454-2550; fax: 202-789-1899

 

Certification Board Perioperative Nursing

 

Certification: CNOR, CRNFA

 

Web site: http://www.certboard.org

 

Phone: 1-888-257-2667; fax: 303-695-8464

 

Certifying Board of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.

 

Certification: CGN, CGRN

 

Web site: http://www.cbgna.org

 

E-mail: info@cbgna.org

 

Phone: 1-800-245-SGNA, Option 3; fax: 410-418-4805

 

Infusion Nurses Certification Corp.

 

Certification: CRNI

 

Web site: http://www.ins1.org/certify2.htm

 

E-mail: Julie.Smiley@ins1.org

 

Phone: 1-800-434-INCC; fax: 781-440-9409

 

National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses

 

Certification: CHPN

 

Web site: http://www.hpna.org

 

E-mail: HPNA@hpna.org

 

Phone: 412-787-9301; fax: 412-787-9305

 

National Board for Certification of School Nurses, Inc.

 

Certification: NCSN

 

Web site: http://www.nbcsn.com

 

E-mail: nbcsn@nbcsn.com

 

Phone: 303-663-2329; fax: 303-663-0403

 

National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators

 

Certification: CDE

 

Web site: http://www.ncbde.org

 

Phone: 847-228-9795; fax: 847-228-8469

 

National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, Inc.

 

Certification: CPN, CPNP

 

Web site: http://www.pnpcert.org

 

E-mail: info@pnpcert.org

 

Phone: 1-888-641-2767; fax: 301-330-1504

 

National Certification Corp. for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing Specialties

 

Certification: RNC

 

Web site: http://www.nccnet.org

 

Phone: 312-951-0207; fax: 312-951-9475

 

National Certifying Board for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses

 

Certification: CRNO

 

Web site: http://webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu/asorn/certif.htm

 

E-mail: asorn@aao.org

 

Phone: 415-561-8513; fax: 415-561-8531

 

National Certifying Board of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nursing

 

Certification: CORLN

 

Web site: http://www.sohnnurse.com

 

E-mail: info@sohnnurse.com

 

Phone: 386-428-1695; fax: 386-423-7566

 

Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission

 

Certification: CNN, CDN, CCHT

 

Web site: http://www.nncc-exam.org

 

E-mail: nncc@ajj.com

 

Phone: 1-888-884-NNCC; fax: 856-589-7463

 

Oncology Nursing Certification Corp.

 

Certification: AOCN, CPON, OCN

 

Web site: http://www.oncc.org

 

E-mail: oncc@ons.org

 

Phone: 1-877-769-ONCC; fax: 412-859-6168

 

Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board

 

Certification: ONC

 

Web site: http://www.orthonurse.org/certification/general.cfm

 

E-mail: oncb@sba.com

 

Phone: 1-888-561-ONCB; fax: 312-527-6658

 

Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board

 

Certification: CPSN

 

Web site: http://www.aspsn.org/certification/default.html

 

E-mail: aspsn@ajj.com

 

Phone: 856-256-2340; fax: 856-589-7463

 

Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board

 

Certification: CRRN, CRRN-A

 

Web site: http://www.rehabnurse.org/certification/index.html

 

E-mail: info@rehabnurse.org

 

Phone: 1-800-229-7530; fax: 1-877-734-9384

 

Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing Certification Board

 

Certification: CCCN, COCN, CWCN, CWOCN

 

Web site: http://www.wocncb.org

 

E-mail: info@wocncb.org

 

Phone: 1-888-496-2622; fax: 414-276-2146