Certification Numbers and Recertification Renewals for 2016

CGRN Exam Stats

The number of candidates taking the CGRN in 2016 totaled 551 candidates, which is an increase from 465 who sat for the exam in 2015. Of the 551 taking the exam, 402 (72.9%) passed and received the CGRN designation.

Recertification Stats

The percentage of CGRNs seeking recertification remained steady at 53% in 2015 to 2016. Of the 865 eligible to recertify in 2016, 465 nurses renewed their certification. According to survey data, this decline is mostly attributable to retirement.

Important Dates - Home
Recertification Deadline: December 31, 2017
2018 Spring Exam Registration Window: January 1, 2018 - February 28, 2018
Excellence in Professionalism Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
Certified Nurses Day: March 19, 2018
2018 Spring Exam Testing Window: May 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018