State Boards of Nursing Recognize Certification In Lieu of CE ABNS thanks member organization, the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN), for sharing the information from their Advocacy Project where they have advocated on behalf of nursing certification to be recognized by State Boards of Nursing as a proxy for continuing education requirements. The links below will provide more information about this project as well as map showing which states recognize certification programs.
Regarding Verification of Credentials ABNS and ABSNC do not verify certification credentials of individual certified nurses. To verify a credential, contact the certifying agency that granted the credential. ABNS and ABSNC do not administer certification programs.
This website contains information specific to specialty nursing certification and is not intended or designed to give medical or nursing advice.
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