Nurse Executive Certification
Type of Certification: Nurse Executive — Board Certified (NE-BC)
Eligibility Requirements: Candidates must have a current active registered nurse license and a Bachelor’s in Nursing or higher, and complete 30 hours of continuing education in nursing administration in the past three years (waived if he or she possesses a Master’s in Nursing Administration).
In addition, candidates must have held one of the following positions for at least the full-time equivalent of 24 months for the last five years:
- a mid-level or higher administrator
- a faculty member teaching graduate-level nursing administration
- a nursing manager or executive consultant
Certification Process: Apply either online or via mail by printing out and sending in a paper application. Within six weeks of submitting an application, candidates will receive either an Eligibility notice or a letter requesting additional information. An Eligibility Notice will give the candidate 90 days during which to schedule and take your exam.
Fees: $395 for non-members of American Nurses Association (ANA)
Renewal Process: NE-BC certifications are valid for five years. Renewal applications are due at least eight weeks before expiration, and can be submitted online or by mail with the paper application. You can continue to use this credential by maintaining your license to practice and meeting the renewal requirements in place at the time of your certification renewal. The National Commission for Certifying Agencies and the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification accredits this ANCC certification. Renewal costs $350 for non-ANA members.
Free online Nurse Executive Certification practice test:
Implementation of this practice test will help you to assess the your knowledge, skills and strengths; and also to you better prepared and ready for your critical examination.
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