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CNE®cl Handbook

Certification candidates are responsible for the information contained in the Certified Academic Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE®cl) Handbook.

Download the Certified Academic Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE®cl) Examination Candidate Handbook (PDF) »

The handbook includes complete information on:

  • Test dates and application deadlines
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Test formats
  • Test blueprints
  • Preparing for the examination
  • Recommended references
  • Sample questions
  • Certification fees
  • Examination and application deadlines
  • Scheduling an examination
  • Examination times and days
  • Assessment center locations
  • Taking the examination
  • Test score information
  • Policies
  • Special forms

Download the form for Special Arrangements for Candidates with Disabilities (PDF) »