AONE Credentialing Center

Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP) 
Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML), developed in partnership with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)

Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP)
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.

To Verify CENP Certificants

CENP Program Steering Committee:

Julie Krebs, BA, Aurora, OH
David Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, Galveston, TX
Patricia Conway-Morana, Mad, RNC, NEA-BC, CPHQ, FACHE, CENP, Haymarket, VA
Dennis Kneeppel, MPA, RN, FACHE, CPHQ, CENP, NEA-BC, San Mateo, CA
Joan Sevy Majers, MS, RN, FACHE, CENP, Topeka, KS
Irene Strejc, RN, BSN, MPH, CENP, Richardson, TX
Pamela Thompson, MS, RN, CENP, FAAN, Washington, DC

Summary of Certification Activities - CENP

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

 Apply Online  CENP candidate handbook
 Renewal Application
 Renewal Application - Effective January 1, 2015
 Testing centers
 Preparing for the exam 
(Click here for info on SAEs)
 Request for International Examination Administration
 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  Employer Notification
 Additional Products Order Form  News Release Request
 New CENP Certificants  Contact Us

Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML)
The Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) — 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 (minimum of 1,040 hours per year) in a nurse manager role or a non-nursing bachelor’s plus three (3) years of experience (minimum of 1,040 hours per year) in a nurse manager role or a diploma or associate degree plus five (5) years of experience (minimum of 1,040 hours per year) in a nurse manager role.  

To Verify CNML Certificants

CNML Program Steering Committee:
Elizabeth Abderrahman, MS, MBA, CNML, RN, Murphy, TX
Julie Gorczyca, RN, MHSA, CNML, Grand Blanc, MI
Wanda Johanson, RN, Aliso Viejo, CA
Julie Krebs, BA, Aurora, CO
Susan Nelmark, MA, RN, CNML, Duluth, MN
Tanya Osborne-McKenzie, MSN-MBA, RN, CCRN, BSN, CNML,Salinas, CA
Tamara Sebolt, RN, MSN, CNML, Iowa City, IA
Sharon Tobias, MSN, RN, CCM, PCCN, CNML, Cary, NC
Pamela Thompson, MS, RN, CENP, FAAN, Washington, DC

Summary of Certification Activities - CNML

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

 Apply online  CNML candidate handbook 

 Renewal Application
 Renewal Application - Effective January 1, 2015

 Testing centers
 Preparing for the exam 
(Click here for info on SAEs)
 Request for International Examination Administration
 Additional Products Order Form  News Release Request
 New CNML Certificants  Contact Us

 

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