Certification Numbers and Recertification Renewals for 2017

CGRN Exam Stats

The number of candidates taking the CGRN in 2017 totaled 564 candidates, which is an increase from 551 who sat for the exam in 2016. Of the 564 taking the exam, 376 (67%) passed and received the CGRN designation.

Recertification Stats

The percentage of CGRNs seeking recertification remained steady at 52% in 2016 to 2017. Of the 755 eligible to recertify in 2017, 457 nurses renewed their certification. According to survey data, this decline is mostly attributable to retirement.

Important Dates - Home
Recertification Deadline: December 31, 2018
2019 Spring Exam Registration Window: January 1, 2019 - February 28, 2019
Excellence in Professionalism Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
Certified Nurses Day: March 19, 2019
2019 Spring Exam Testing Window: May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019