American Nurses Credentialing Center
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, Silver Spring MD 20910-3492
Hold a current, active RN license within a state or territory of the United States or the professional, legally recognized equivalent in another country.
Have practiced the equivalent of 2 years full-time as a registered nurse.
Have a minimum of 2,000 hours of clinical practice in psychiatric-mental health nursing within the last 3 years.
Have completed 30 hours of continuing education in psychiatric-mental health nursing within the last 3 years.
Work Experience Required? YesOral or Written Exam Required? Yes Renewal Required? Every 5 Year(s) Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? YesRenew through Re-Examination? YesRenew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? YesDoes 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.