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CARN Certification Center for Nursing Education and Testing 601 Pavonia Avenue, Suite 201 Jersey City, NJ 07306 (n = 963)
Must have 3 years of experience practicing as an RN and 4,000 hours of addictions nursing practice as an RN within the past 5 years. Experience may be as a staff nurse, administrator, educator, consultant, counselor, private practitioner, or researcher.
Fees: NNSA members, $175; nonmembers, $260. Valid for 4 years; may retake exam or document continuing education.
Reprinted with permission from “Your Guide to Certification,” in The American Journal of Nursing
Career Guide, January 2003, pp. 56-68. Copyright by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.