American Board for Specialty Nursing Certification Approved Programs

Name of Certifying Organization Accredited Certification Program(s) Accreditation Expiration Date
(American Board of Neuroscience Nursing)
CNRN – Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse  July, 2017
(American Board for Certification of Gastroenterology Nurses)
CGRN – Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse February 2018
(American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc.)
CPAN® – Certified Post Anesthesia Nurse
CAPA® – Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse 
April, 2019
(American Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board)
LNCC® – Legal Nurse Consultant Certification August 2019
(American Nurses Credentialing Center)
ANP-BC Adult Nurse Practitioner
FNP-BC Family Nurse Practitioner
PNP-BC Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
ACNP-BC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
GNP – BC Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
PMHNP-BC Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
PMHNP-BC Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
January, 2017
(American Nurses Credentialing Center)
PMHCNS-BC Psychiatric-Adult CNS
PMHCNS-BC Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health CNS
ACNS-BC Adult Health CNS
GCNS-BC Gerontological CNS
PCNS-BC Pediatric CNS
January, 2019
(American Nurses Credentialing Center)
Nursing Case Management
Ambulatory Care Nurse
Pain Management
December, 2018
(American Nurses Credentialing Center)
Medical-Surgical Nurse
Pediatric Nurse
Gerontological Nurse
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
Cardiac/Vascular Nurse
January, 2019
(American Nurses Credentialing Center)
RN-BC – Informatics Nurse
NE-BC – Nurse Executive 
NEA-BC – Nurse Executive, Advanced
RN-BC Nursing Professional Development 
APHN-BC – Advanced Public Health Nursing
April, 2019
(Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing)
CEN® – Certification for Emergency Nursing
CFRN® – Certified Flight Registered Nurse
February, 2017
September, 2017
(Competency & Credentialing Institute – Formerly CBPN – Certification Board Perioperative Nursing)
CNOR® – Certified Nurse, Operating Room March, 2016
(National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists)
CRNA – Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist July, 2017
(Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation)
CRNI – Certified Registered Nurse Infusion July, 2016
(Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Board)
CMSRN® – Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse January, 2019
(National Board of Certification for Hospice and Palliative Nurses)
CHPN® – Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses
ACHPN® – The Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses
February, 2017
(National Board of Certification of School Nurses)
NCSN® – National Board of Certification of School Nurses May, 2018
(Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission)
CNN – Certified Nephrology Nurse
CDN – Certified Dialysis Nurse
January, 2016
(Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board)
Orthopedic Nurse ONC® – Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board July, 2018
(Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation)
OCN® – Oncology Nursing Certification
CPON® – Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse
CBCN – Certified Breast Care Nurse
AOCNP® – Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
AOCNS® -Advanced Oncology Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist 
October, 2019
October, 2019
September, 2015 
October, 2019
October, 2019
(Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board)
CRRN® – Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse August, 2017
(Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Certification Board)
CWOCN – Certified Wound and Ostomy Care Nurse
CWCN – Certified Wound Care Nurse
COCN – Certified Ostomy Care Nurse
CCCN – Certified Continence Care Nurse
CWON – Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse 
March, 2016


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