A current, unencumbered U.S. RN or APRN license is required.
An unencumbered license is not currently being subjected to formal discipline by any state board of nursing and has no provisions or conditions that limit the nurse’s practice in any way.
Candidates must complete a graduate-level advanced practice education program as a pediatric CNS at a nationally accredited school of nursing. The school’s curriculum must be consistent with competencies of pediatric CNS practice and include supervised clinical and didactic coursework covering the spectrum of wellness through acute care.
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