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Nursing Professional Development

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American Nurses Credentialing Center
Nursing Professional Development
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. Have practiced the equivalent of 2 years full-time as a registered nurse. Have a minimum of 4,000 hours of clinical practice in nursing professional development within the last 5 years. Have completed 30 hours of continuing education in nursing professional development within the last 3 years.

Nursing Professional Development Website


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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