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Exam Registration

How do I apply for the CEN exam?

Will I get a discount on the CEN exam for being an ENA Member? If so, can I sign up for membership through BCEN?

I received a complimentary certification certificate; can I use this certificate to apply online?

Is the CEN exam offered internationally?

Is the CEN exam offered in other languages?

What is the cost of the exam?

When can I schedule my exam appointment?

When will I receive my exam eligibility e-mail?

From what e-mail address will the eligibility e-mail be sent?

I have not received my eligibility e-mail; what should I do?

Is it necessary to schedule an exam appointment?

Can I schedule an appointment without the exam eligibility e-mail?

May I contact Pearson VUE directly to schedule my exam appointment without submitting an application?

Can I reschedule my examination?

What happens if I missed my scheduled examination?

How many times can I take the exam?

If I decide not to sit for the exam, can I receive a refund?



Exam Administration

When was the first administration of the upgraded CEN exam?

How and where is the exam administered?

Can I take the computerized exam at home?

How much time is allowed to complete the exam?

When will I receive my test results?

What if I did not pass the exam?

Can I earn college credit by achieving my CEN credential?

Will I receive continuing education (CE) credit for sitting, or for passing, the exam?

How do I receive informational material on BCEN exams for my hospital or healthcare facility?



Exam Scoring

How many questions/items are on the CEN exam?

How is the CEN exam scored?

How many items do I need to answer correctly to pass the CEN exam?

Who decides the passing score?

How many people pass the exam?

Test Accommodations

How do I request a test accommodation?

Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification

BCEN's Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®), Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN®) and Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN®) credential have been accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC).

Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association