ACRN/AACRN Certification

The HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board is a nonprofit professional organization whose mission is to improve the quality of HIV/AIDS nursing care and prevention, promote competency of nurses caring for persons with HIV/AIDS and recognize this professional achievement through a certification and recertification process.

ACRN/AACRN certification is an indication of current knowledge, skills and experience in a specialized area of practice to promote optimal health outcomes. Certification can lead to increased personal satisfaction, job satisfaction and patient satisfaction. It can also improve collaboration, as well as patient and organizational outcomes.

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 to learn more about AACRN/ACRN certification.

Contact HANCB:

Telephone: 800-260-6780 or (330) 670-0101
Mail: 11230 Cleveland Ave NW #986
         Uniontown, OH 44685


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