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Community Health Nurses

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Certification is a voluntary process. However, having credentials is a sign of competency and experience in nursing and may make the difference when applying for a job. Certification for community health nurses is available through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Requirements for certification include holding a current nursing license, having a certain amount of professional experience, and passing the certification exam.

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