Each recertification cycle is a five-year period. The certification period begins on the day the CNE receives her/his official passing test score and ends on the last day of the fifth year. An expiration date is located on each CNE certificate.
Submit application (includes updated demographic information and verification of meeting requirements of practice and ethics).
Select option to demonstrate competence.
Option A - Credit requirements
Do not send supporting documentation with recertification application and activity form. Keep in your files and send if requested.
All recertification activities submitted for renewal credit are subject to review and approval by the ANECP.
Credit may be denied by the ANECP.
It is the responsibility of the CNE to maintain certification.
Option B - Pass CNE exam
Each year, the NLN Certification Program will randomly select a percentage of certificants for a recertification audit.