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Plastic Surgical
Nurse Certification
Aesthetic Nurse
Specialist Certification
Education Resources Certification Board Certified Nurses Area

To be eligible to apply for certification, the candidate must:

  1. Be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the United States, its territories or Canada, and

  2. Have a minimum of two (2) years of plastic surgical nursing experience as a registered nurse in a general staff, administrative, teaching, or research capacity within three (3) years prior to application, and

  3. Have spent at least 1,000 practice hours in plastic surgical nursing during two (2) of the preceding three (3) years.





CERTIFICATION EXAM
DATES and DEADLINES

Deadline Late Fee Deadline* Examination Date
Deadline has passed. Deadline has passed. 10/9/2017
ISPAN Convention, Orlando, FL
Deadline has passed. Deadline has passed. 10/12/2017
AES Meeting
Miami, Florida
Deadline has passed. Deadline has passed. 10/14/2017
Cross National Sites
Submission period beginning June 1, 2017

*Add $25 late fee to application

For question regarding the location and time of the exams, please contact C-NET at 201-217-9083.

Find out more about the CANS and CPSN exam dates.

EDUCATION

The Core Curriculum for Plastic Surgical Nursing, 4th edition, represents the comprehensive documentation of plastic and reconstructive surgical nursing knowledge and skills. This new edition reflects advances in technology and patient management and contains additional chapters presenting material on a wider variety of topics germane to plastic surgery.

The Core Curriculum for Plastic Surgical Nursing, 4th edition, is a resource for every aspect of patient care and the development of educational materials and a guide for self-development. Each chapter includes principles upon which to base an effective plan for patient care.

CANS & CPSN Study Guide



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