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CARN-Advanced Practice (CARN-AP) Recertification

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Offered by:

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)

Accredited by:

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In order to re-certify, one will need 80 points of credit as well as verification of a minimum of 1,200 hours of advanced practice nursing related to primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention of addictions within the past four years. Practice can include managing, supervising, educating, consulting, or directing other persons to help achieve patient goals related to prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.  At least 51% of the 80 CEU’s for re-certification must be directly related to Addictions Nursing.

Handbook - Application - Study Materials:

Application Fee:

$375 Standard

$100 (in addition to the exam fee) for LATE SUBMISSIONS

Recertification Application Submission:

Click the "Timeline for Recertification" button (left) to see a chart of the ANCB Recertification Timeline.

Late Submission:

There is a 3-month LATE PERIOD following the certification deadline (See Timeline Chart). Applications postmarked during the late period will only be accepted with a Late Period Fee (See Exam Fee). Applications postmarked after the Late Period with not be accepted.


Four (4) years from the date of passing the exam.

ANCB Certificant Directory:

To check your certification expiration date, find your name on the ANCB Certificant Directory by clicking here:

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