Certification Board for Urologic Nurses and Associates Received Accreditation for it's Certified Urologic Nurse Practitioner Program

Mt Laurel, NJ, December 19, 2018 —The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC), is pleased to announce the Certification Board for Urologic Nurses and Associates (CBUNA) has been granted accreditation for the Certified Urologic Nurse Practitioner certification program.

The first certification exam was given in 1972. CBUNA is the only national certification body established to certify urologic nurses and associated allied health care professionals in urologic nursing practice.  The Certification Board for Urologic Nurses and Associates (CBUNA) improves the quality of care provided to urology patients by promoting and acknowledging the highest standards of urologic nursing practice through the certification process. 

ABSNC accreditation is a peer-reviewed mechanism that allows nursing certifying organizations to obtain program accreditation by demonstrating compliance with the highest quality standards in the industry. To maintain accreditation, programs must exhibit continuing adherence to the 18 standards set forth. “ABSNC Accreditation represents a recognized standard in certification testing and indicates that the credential meets or exceeds legal and regulatory guidelines,” said Felicia Lembesis, CAE, Executive Director.

The mission of ABSNC is to recognize quality specialty nursing and associated non-RN certification programs through accreditation. It is the only accrediting body specifically for nursing certification.  ABSNC currently accredits more than 60 certification programs from 20 specialty nursing certification organizations. The accreditation standards offered by ABSNC include Examination-Based Certification Programs, Portfolio Assessment Certification Programs, and Assessment-Based Certificate Programs. For more information about ABSNC and its accreditation standards, please visit www.absnc.org or contact Felicia Lembesis, ABSNC Executive Director, (flembesis@AHredchair.com, 856-439-9080).