American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (Adult, Neonatal & Pediatric)
101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo CA 92656-1491
CCNS® is an entry-level advanced practice certification launched in 1999 for nurses educated at the graduate level as clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) providing care to acutely and/or critically ill adult, pediatric or neonatal patients and their families.
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? 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.