CURN:

Certified Urology Registered Nurse

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Offered by:


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

Requirements

Registered Nurse or Clinical Nurse Specialist:
 

  • Completion of a nursing education program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Two (2) years working as a Registered Nurse (RN) with a minimum of 800 clinical practice hours of providing patient care to urologic patients.

  • Current active, unrestricted professional license in the US or its territories

Handbook - Application - Study Materials:

Recertification:

Your certification officially begins on the day you pass the exam and will last for three years. 

Fees:

$250 – SUNA Members.

$325 – Non-Members.

Special 1st-time retake fee:

$195 – SUNA Members;

$270 – Non-Members

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

Exam Dates & Deadlines:

NOTICE:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, standard procedures for exam dates and deadlines have been temporarily amended. Starting on January 1ST, 2021, C-NET will accept applications for this certification year-round. No deadlines or late fees shall apply for Computer-Based Testing.

 

Be Advised: These testing procedures are subject to change in the future as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

 

Application Processing

Please allow four weeks (from the time C-NET receives your application) for processing and review.  Should C-NET require further information to complete its review of your submission, we will contact you using the email address provided on your application. When your application is approved, our testing partner PSI will send a link to your email address, allowing you to schedule an examination date online. Along with your link, you will be granted a 90-day testing window. You must both schedule and sit for your examination within the 90 days provided.

 

Extension Requests

If you need to extend your testing window after scheduling your exam with PSI, you must do so by emailing our customer service desk at info@cnetnurse.com. When requesting an extension, be sure to provide your name, the last four digits of your social security number, and the name of the test you are taking. For more information about extensions or scheduling during COVID, please click our "COVID-19 Update" link at the top of this page.