Renewal by CERPs (available through 12/31/09)
Category A CERPs are earned by attending acute and critical care educational programs
or by completing academic credit courses specific to patient care. Examples are
physical assessment, pathophysiology, pharmacology, ABG interpretation, infection
control, BCLS, ACLS and PALS.
Category O CERPs are granted for a broad range of activities including professional
publications, professional presentations, professional memberships, volunteer activities,
academic credit courses (i.e., chemistry, psychology, sociology, medical Spanish),
activities to improve care (i.e., preceptorship; committee work; revising a nursing
policy, procedure or protocol; designing patient educational aids).
Renewal by Synergy CERPs (available in January 2007; required in January 2010)
Categories A, B, and C - click
here for details
For more information about eligible CERPs, please refer to the CCRN Renewal Handbook.