Urology


CUNP: Nurse Practitioner

Certification Board for Urology Nurses and Associates (CBUNA)

East Holly Avenue

Box 56

Pitman, NJ 08071-0056

856.256.2351 (Voice)

856.589.7463 (Fax)

cbuna@ajj.com

www.cbuna.org

 

 

  • Completion of a nursing education program accredited by the NLNAC or the CCNE, two (2) years working as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) with a minimum of 800 clinical practice hours of providing patient care to urologic patients, plus current recognition by the state board of nursing as a Nurse Practitioner (NP). (If currently certified as a Certified Urologic Registered Nurse (CURN) the NP requires one (1) year of NP experience with 800 clinical practice hours of providing patient care to urologic patients.
  • Hold current certification as a nurse practitioner from a national certifying board: American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC), National Certification Corporation (NCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or Pediatric Nurse Certification Board (PNCB).
  • Certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC), National Certification Corporation (NCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or Pediatric Nurse Certification Board (PNCB) in a generalist area.

 

$275 – SUNA Members.$355 – Non-Members.Special 1st-time retake fee: $220 – SUNA Members; $295 – Non-Members 

 

Late Fees: $25 for applications postmarked after the deadline.

 

Spring Sites:

Fall Sites:

SUNA Orlando, FL:

Exam Date Application Deadline Late Fee Deadline
05/17/1410/18/1411/01/14 03/21/1408/22/1409/05/14 04/04/1409/05/1409/19/14

 

3 years from date of passing exam. All re-certification questions should be directed to CBUNA. To download the re-certification application, click HERE.
To download the application, click HERE.
Special Test Dates: TBD

 

* 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.