The HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board (HANCB) is a nonprofit professional organization whose goals are:
- To improve the quality of HIV/AIDS nursing care and prevention;
- To promote competency of nurses caring for persons with HIV/AIDS; and
- To recognize this professional achievement through a certification and recertification process.
What is Certification?
- Certification is an indication of current competence in a specialized area of practice to promote optimal health outcomes
- Competence includes knowledge, skills and experience in the specialized area of practice
- Increased personal satisfaction
- Increased job satisfaction
- Improved collaboration
- Improved patient outcomes
- Decreased adverse events and patient complications
- Improved organizational outcomes
- Increased patient satisfaction
HANCB administers the AIDS Certified Registered Nurse (ACRN) and the Advanced AIDS Certification Registered Nurse (AACRN) exams. Credentialing exams are administered year-round at more than 300 sites in the USA and Canada.
Visit the HANCB website and learn more about AACRN/ACRN certification.
Telephone: 800-260-6780 or (330) 670-0101
Mail: 3538 Ridgewood Road
Akron, OH 44333-3122