The fee to take the exam for RNAS-C certification is $425.
Eligibility requirements to sit for the RNAS-C exam are as follows:
If the applicant is an RN (not an advanced practice registered nurse), the eligibility requirements for the RNAS-C examination include the following:
If the applicant is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), e.g., CNS, NP, CNM, or CRNA, the eligibility requirements for the RNAS-C examination include the following:
All applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from 1) a surgeon and 2) an OR supervisor or manager with their application. Forms for the letters of recommendation are included in the RNAS certification application.
Click here to download a spreadsheet to document your hours of practice.
All RNFAs must have completed at least 120 hours of intraoperative practice as an RNFA at the time of application. Intraoperative practice begins when the patient enters the operating room and ends when the patient leaves the operating room.
Documentation that must be submitted with the application includes the following: