AONE Credentialing Center

Credentialing Center  
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.

Cost:  $325 (AONE member); $450 (non-member)
Renewal:
$200 (AONE member); $275 (non-member)
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for information on applying, renewing, and more.

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 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)
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