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Cardiac Surgery (Adult)

certifying organization info

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Cardiac Surgery (Adult)
101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo
CA 92656-1491


CSC® subspecialty certification was introduced in 2005 for specialty certified nurses providing care to acutely and/or critically ill adult patients during the first 48 hours after cardiac surgery. Nurses interested in this certification may work in such areas as cardiothoracic surgery, cardiovascular surgery or postanesthesia care units.

Cardiac Surgery (Adult) Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? 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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