Certification at NTI

Certification is a milestone of personal excellence on your professional journey. The National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) is the place to learn all about certification, take prep courses, network with other certified nurses and celebrate your certification. 

Certification Prep Courses – Preconferences

Sunday, May 17
NTI provides a great opportunity to take a comprehensive prep course. This year, certification prep courses are offered as one-day preconferences. Preconference attendees receive 6.0 continuing nursing education contact hours (CEs), plus free access to AACN’s On-Demand review course.

PCCN (On-Demand review course offers 13.0 CEs)

  • CCRN/CCRN-E/CCRN-K Adult (On-Demand review course offers 14.5 CEs)
  • CNML (On-Demand review course is not available at this time)  

Certification Celebration Reception and Dinner

Tuesday, May 19 • 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. — Cash bar opens 5:30 p.m. 
Supported in part by Hill-Rom and PharMEDium Services. Commemorative mugs supported by MAQUET Medical Systems USA.

Celebrate your achievement at our annual dinner exclusively for certified nurses who hold credentials from AACN Certification Corporation and its partners (CCRN, CCRN-E, CCRN-K, PCCN, CNML, CMC, CSC, CCNS, ACCNS-AG, ACCNS-N, ACCNS-P, ACNPC, ACNPC-AG or ACNP-BC and those who hold Alumnus, Retired or Inactive status).

Tickets can be purchased with NTI registration or on-site at the registration desk.

Certification Oasis

The Certification Oasis provides current certificants and those interested in certification a comfortable place between sessions to enjoy conversation with colleagues. All are welcome to stop in and speak with AACN Certification Corporation representatives about our certification and renewal programs and participate in presentations offered in the Oasis:

“Choosing a Graduate Nursing Program: What Is Important to Know?”
Tuesday, May 19 — 11-11:15 a.m.; 4-4:15 p.m.

“Getting Certified: What Is Holding You Back?”
Wednesday, May 20 – 11-11:15 a.m.; 4-4:15 p.m.

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