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Nursing2015

August 2003, Volume 33 Number 8 , p 48 - [FREE]

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  • PATRICIA WOLF

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    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.

    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: ...

    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.

     

    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