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Nurse Certification Organizations

Memorial Hermann encourages nurses to attain specialty certification, and tuition reimbursement is available in many cases to offset the costs.

Below are a number of informational resources related to nursing certifications.

Organization

E-mail / Web Site

American Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CCRN®; CCNS®

E-mail: certcorp@aacn.org
Web: www.certcorp.org

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program
NP-C
E-mail: certification@aanp.org
Web: www.aanp.org
American Board of Neuroscience Nursing
CNRN
E-mail: info@aann.org
Web: www.aann.org
American Board for Occupational Health Nurses
COHN®; COHN-S®; COHN/CM; COHN-S/CM
E-mail: info@abohn.org
Web: www.abohn.org

American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc.
CPAN; CAPA

E-mail: abpanc@proexam.org
Web: www.cpancapa.org

American Nurses Credentialing Center
RN,C; RN, BC; APRN, BC; CNA, BC; CNAA,BC

E-mail: ancc@ana.org
Web: www.nursecredentialing.org

Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing
CEN; CFRN

E-mail: bcen@ena.org
Web: www.bcencertifications.org
Canadian Nurses Association Certification Program
CCN(C); CNCC(C); ENC(C); GNC(C); CNeph(C); CNN(C); COHN(C)®; COHN-S (C)® CON(C); CPN(C); PNC(C); CPMHN(C)
E-mail: certification@cna-nurses.ca
Web: www.cna-aiic.ca

Certification Board Perioperative Nursing
CNOR®, CRNFA®

E-mail: webmaster@certboard.org
Web: www.certboard.org

Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists
CRNA®

E-mail: scaulk@aana.com
Web: www.aana.com

Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation
CRNI

E-mail: ins@ins1.org
Web: www.ins1.org

National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses
CHPN

E-mail: nbchpn@hpna.org
Web: www.hpna.org

National Board for Certification of School Nurses
NCSN

Web: www.nbcsn.com

National Certification Board for Diabetes Education
CDE

E-mail: info@ncbde.org
Web: www.ncbde.org

National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses
CPNP® CPN®

E-mail: info@pnpcert.org
Web: www.pnpcert.org

National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Specialties
WHNP; INPT; NIC; NNP; LRN; MN

E-mail: bburns@nccnet.org
Web: www.nccnet.org

Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission
CNN; CDN

E-mail: nncc@ajj.com
Web: www.nncc-exam.org

Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
OCN®; CPON; AOCN®

E-mail: oncc@ons.org
Web: www.oncc.org

Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board
ONC

E-mail: oncb@ajj.com
Web: http://oncb.org/onc-certification/

Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board
CRRN®; CRRN-A

E-mail: cert@rehabnurse.org
Web: www.rehabnurse.org