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 bachelor of science 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 (2) years of experience in a nurse manager role
    or a non-nursing bachelor’s plus three (3) years of experience in a nurse manager role
    or a diploma or associate degree plus five (5) years 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)