Certification Exam

Certification is awarded to individuals who meet eligibility criteria based on experience and who pass an examination covering a broad range of knowledge and skills relevant to their professional practice. Those individuals who achieve ABCGN's certification can be recognized by designations used after their names - CGRN.

Certification Center
Deadline & Fees
Eligibility Requirements & Exam Information
Exam Resources
Study Tips
Important Dates
Recertification Deadline: December 31, 2021
2021 Spring Exam Registration Window: January 1, 2021 - February 28, 2021
Excellence in Professionalism Application Deadline: November 30, 2020
Certified Nurses Day: March 19, 2019
2021 Spring Exam Testing Window: May 1, 2021 - May 31, 2021