Certified Addictions Registered Nurse


Addictions Nursing Certification Board (ANCB)

Care of C-NET

35 Journal Square, Suite 901

Jersey City,NJ 07306

201.217.9083 (Voice)

201.217.9785 (Fax)

info@cnetnurse.com

www.cnetnurse.com

 

Check our new FAQ Page for answers to your questions and click HERE for an updated list of references for the exam!

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To be determined eligible to participate in the certification examination, candidates must meet the following requirements:  

 

1. Hold a current, full, and unrestricted license as a registered nurse (RN) in the United States, its possessions or Canada. If licensed in more than one jurisdiction, the candidate must hold full and unrestricted licenses in all jurisdictions. Non-US nurses who meet the eligibility criteria are also invited to apply for the CARN examination, but must submit evidence of equivalent licensure as RN.  

 

2. Have a minimum of 2000 hours (one year) of nursing experience related to addictions as an RN in a staff, administrative, teaching, private practice, consultation, counseling, or research capacity and

 

3.  30 hours of continuing education related to addictions nursing within the last three (3) years.

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$195 – Intnsa Members, $395–New-Members, $455 – Non-Members

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Beginning November 1, 2016, year-round Computer-Based Testing (CBT) will begin for the CARN exam.  Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing applications.  Exam Permits reflecting a 90-day testing window will be mailed to eligible candidates.  Candidates will have 90 days to schedule and take the exam.

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4 years from the date of passing exam.
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To download the Candidate Handbook/Application, click   HERE.

 

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To purchase study material, click HERE.

 

* Current license as an RN in the United States, its territories, or Canada.
* Minimum of 2 years of plastic surgical nursing experience as an RN.
* Spend at least 50% of practice hours in plastic surgical nursing during 2 of the preceding 5 years.
* Be in compliance with state regulations of the practice of hemodialysis patient-care technicians, if applicable. Applicants must meet the experience requirement (for certification) of the state in which they practice.