Certified in Executive Nursing Practice

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The Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) is geared to nurse leaders who are engaged in executive nursing practice.  To be eligible for this certification, you must hold a:

  • valid and unrestricted license as a registered nurse; and either a
  • master’s level degree or higher plus two (2) years of experience in an executive nursing role
    (one of your degrees must be obtained in nursing from an accredited institution)

    or
    a baccalaureate in nursing (BSN) plus four (4) years in an executive nursing role.

Cost:  $325 (AONE member); $450 (non-member)
Renewal:
$200 (AONE member); $275 (non-member)

Certified Nurse Manager and Leader

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The Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) credential — offered in partnership with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) — is designed exclusively for nurse leaders in the nurse manager role.  To be eligible for this certification, you must hold a:

  • valid and unrestricted license as a registered nurse; and either a
  • bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree or higher plus two years (or 2080 hours) of experience in a nurse manager role
    or a non-nursing bachelor’s plus three years (3120 hours) of experience in a nurse manager role
    or a diploma or associate degree plus five years (5200 hours) of experience in a nurse manager role.
    One year experience is a minimum of 1,040 hours per year.

Cost:  $300 (AONE or AACN member); $425 (non-member)
Renewal: $200 (AONE or AACN member); $275 (non-member)

 

On March 2016, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted accreditation to the American Organization of Nurse Executives Credentialing Center (AONE-CC) for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs. NCCA is the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. The NCCA Standards were created in 1977 and updated in 2003 to ensure certification programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the certification industry. AONE-CC joins an elite group of more than 120 organizations representing over 270 programs that have received and maintained NCCA accreditation. More information on the NCCA is available online at www.credentialingexcellence.org/NCCA or by calling 202/367-1165.

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