Certify By Exam

Validate your expertise in medical-surgical nursing. Apply for and schedule your exam and review our study resources.

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score delay
If you take the CMSRN exam from May 15, 2023 through July 24, 2023, you will not receive your exam score until August 17, 2023.

new exam blueprint
The CMSRN exam will be based on the 2023 CMSRN Exam Blueprint as of May 15, 2023.

exam blackout period
There will be an exam blackout period from July 25, 2023 through August 18, 2023. You will not be able to schedule an exam appointment during this blackout period.

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Certification could be the missing piece in your career!
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CMSRN Journey
Eight simple steps to earn the CMSRN credential.
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Exam
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Schedule
When and where to take the exam during your 90 day test period.
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Study Resources
Prepare for success with the Prep Test and the Certification Review Course.
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International Nurses
Earn the CMSRN even if you're licensed outside the United States.
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