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Show me NNCC® certification programs available for the following role(s):

  • The Certified Nephrology Nurse - Nurse Practitioner (CNN-NP) certification is for established nurse practitioners with at least 2,000 hours practicing in nephrology.

  • CNN

    Registered nurses with at least 3,000 hours of experience in multiple areas of nephrology may apply for the Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN) credential.

  • CDN

    The Certified Dialysis Nurse (CDN) credential applies to RNs with at least 2,000 hours of nephrology experience caring for patients who may require dialysis. International CDN available.

  • LPNs and LVNs having at least 2,000 hours experience with patients who may require dialysis can seek the CD-LPN or CD-LVN credentials.

  • The Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician - Advanced (CCHT-A) credential is reserved for clinical dialysis technicians with at least 5,000 hours and 5 years experience.

  • Practicing dialysis technicians with a high school diploma or GED may apply for the Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) credential.