CNA Certification

CNA certification is the only nationally recognized nursing specialty credential for registered nurses. It is a voluntary credential for RNs who meet specific nursing practice, continuous learning and testing requirements. Join the growing network of more than 18,000 CNA-certified registered nurses, including more than 800 Manitoba registered nurses, at the leading edge of health care and gain specialized knowledge and skills in one of 20 nursing specialties.

As a certified RN you are…
  • Recognized nationally for your specialty nursing practice excellence
  • Valued by many employers because your certification demonstrates specialized knowledge
  • Recognized for your clear commitment to lifelong learning
  • Viewed as having enhanced professional credibility by showing you Care to Be the Best!

Important 2017 Dates

  • June 1 – September 1, 2017: Application window to write or renew by exam
  • November 1 – 15: Certification exam window
  • November 30: Deadline to renew by continuous learning, if you are due to renew in 2017

2017 Enhancements

  • Revamped website with improved navigation
  • Exam results will now be e-mailed within three weeks of the end of the exam window
  • New platform for practice questions is coming fall 2017
  • Simplified tracking of continuous learning hours
  • Actively working with Pearson VUE to improve CBT venues and locations
  • Group preferred rates

As a member of the Association and CNA you save over $200 on the CNA Certification Program.

Learn more and sign up for CNA Certification