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ABNS provides valuable resources to member organizations and the general public to explain ABNS’ role in the nursing community and help them to promote specialty certification including:

  • Certification Bibliography
  • Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification & Education (2008)
  • Defining Features of Quality Certification and Assessment-Based Certificate Programs – A paper published by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE).
  • Nursing License Map
  • 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.

  • www.bcencertifications.org/Tools-Resources/Advocacy-Toolkit.aspx
  • www.bcencertifications.org/Tools-Resources/US-Map-for-RN-Renewal.aspx• Student Nurse/LPN/LVN Information
  • National Student Nurses Association
  • National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Services, Inc. (NAPNES) at www.napnes.org
  • National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses (NFLPN) at www.nflpn.org

Resources

  • Workplace Violence and Harassment in Healthcare. For more information visit www.nationalhealthcareed.com and click on Workplace Violence and Harassment.

ABNS provides valuable resources to member organizations and the general public to explain ABNS’ role in the nursing community and help them to promote specialty certification including:

Resources

ABNS – American Board of Nursing Specialties

Regarding Verification of Credentials
ABNS does not verify certification credentials of individual certified nurses. To verify a credential, contact the certifying agency that granted the credential. ABNS does 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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