Important Dates

Important Dates

To write the exam

You must write the exam to become certified for the first time (also known as initial certification).

You can rewrite the exam to renew your specialty certification, but most nurses renew by continuous learning.

2022

Spring exams

  • Exam writing window: May 1 – 15
  • Receive your results in June

Fall exams

  • Apply from June 1 – September 1
  • Exam writing window: November 1 – 15
  • Receive your results in December

Renewal by continuous learning

  • Apply anytime from February 10 – November 1, 2022

Poster

2022 Poster PDF cover page

2022 Poster [PDF, 47 KB]