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Pediatric Nursing Certification Eligibility Criteria

Credential Awarded: RN-BC

Eligibility Criteria

Hold a current, active RN license within a state or territory of the United States or the professional, legally recognized equivalent in another country. International Applicants: Learn about additional requirements for candidates outside the US.

Have practiced the equivalent of 2 years full-time as a registered nurse.

Have a minimum of 2,000 hours of clinical practice in the specialty area of pediatric nursing within the last 3 years.

Have completed 30 hours of continuing education in pediatric nursing within the last 3 years.