Changes for Recertification Candidates

Effective November 1, 2006 for all CNN and CDN certificants due to recertify beginning November 1, 2009 only candidates pursuing a baccalaureate degree in nursing full time: 1) will be eligible to waive the work requirement and this exception will be approved for only one recertification period; and 2) may apply all academic coursework in lieu of nephrology nursing continuing education for only one recertification period. Additionally, certificants enrolled in graduate nursing degree programs (master's or higher) may apply only nephrology-related coursework toward the contact hour requirement.