ACCNS-AG Certification for Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialists
ACCNS-AG® is an entry-level advanced practice Consensus Model-based specialty certification launched in 2013 for clinical nurse specialists educated at the graduate level to provide advanced nursing care across the continuum of healthcare services (from wellness through acute care) to meet the specialized needs of the adult-gerontology patient population (young adults, older adults and frail elderly).
The ACCNS-AG exam is in alignment with requirements of the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification and Education. To learn more about the Consensus Model, visit the APRN Resources area of this website. Learn about AACN's Adult-Gerontology CNS Curriculum Approval Program.
Eligible candidates may apply online or submit a paper application. The ACCNS-AG exam fee includes: