CUA: Associate

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)





Associate LPN/LVNs:

  • Current licensure as a practical/vocational nurse.
  • One year of experience as an LPN/LVN in urology nursing practice.

Other Associates:

  • Completion of an accredited training program and one year of practice in the field of urology, or three (3) years of in-service training under the supervision of a practicing urologist or Nurse Practitioner (NP), with a letter of verification from the urologist or NP.


$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.


SUNA conference

Chicago, IL


Spring CBT sites:


Fall CBT Sites:

Exam Date Application Deadline Late Fee Deadline



April 1-30


Sept 1-30















3 years from date of passing exam. All re-certification questions should be directed to CBUNA. To access the re-certification application, click HERE.


To download the application, click HERE.




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