CNL Certification Exam Dates 2012 -2013


The CNL Certification is a credential for graduates of master’s and post-master’s CNL programs. Eligible candidates must follow the instructions outlined in the CNL Certification Examination Handbook, which is available on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website at: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/CNC/pdf/ExamHndbk.pdf

The AACN CNL Certification is designed to promote quality patient care by formally recognizing those who meet the requirements of the Certification Program and pass the exam. The Certification provides a standard for assessment of a CNL and encourages continued personal and professional growth. Although certification is not required, it is recommended. For further information, please refer to the CNL Certification Examination Handbook.

Testing Period
Application Deadline
Exam Date
July 16 - August 10, 2012 June 15, 2012 July 20, 2012
December 3 - December 14, 2012 November 2, 2012 No Exam At This Location
January 7 - January 18, 2013 December 7, 2012 January 10, 2013
April 29 - May 4, 2013 March 22, 2013 May 3, 2013

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