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Informatics Nursing

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American Nurses Credentialing Center
Informatics Nursing
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, Silver Spring
MD 20910-3492


Eligibility Criteria Hold a current, active RN license within a state or territory of the United States or the professional, legally recognized equivalent in another country. Hold a bachelor's or higher degree in nursing or a bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Have practiced the equivalent of 2 years full-time as a registered nurse. Have completed 30 hours of continuing education in informatics nursing within the last 3 years. Meet one of the following practice hour requirements: -Have practiced a minimum of 2,000 hours in informatics nursing within the last 3 years. -Have practiced a minimum of 1,000 hours in informatics nursing in the last 3 years and completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of academic credit in informatics courses that are part of a graduate-level informatics nursing program. -Have completed a graduate program in informatics nursing containing a minimum of 200 hours of faculty-supervised practicum in informatics nursing.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 5 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is accredited by NCCA.
Read more about NCCA.

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