Low Risk Neonatal Nursing
Apply for computer testing
Individuals (being part of a group is not required) will be able to take the paper and pencil test at designated academic centers across the country. The first Paper & Pencil testing date will be Saturday, November 2, 2013. Registration will open on August 5, 2013 and close on September 18, 2013. Additional details will be forth coming closer to the registration date.
Computer testing is available all year around. Testing occurs in 90 day cycles starting on th 5th and 20th of each month. See below for more information.
Only online registration on this website are accepted. Applications submitted by mail, fax or email will not be accepted and will be returned to the individual.
RNC Credential in Low Risk Neonatal Nursing (RNC-LRN)
Current licensure as an RN in the U.S. or Canada
24 months specialty experience as a U.S. or Canadian RN comprised of a minimum of 2000 hours (This must have occurred sometime in your career) Specialty experience can be comprised of direct patient care, education, administration or research.
Employment in the specialty sometime in the last 24 months
Both practice time and hours must be met. This is NOT an either/or criterion.
THIS REGISTRATION PORTAL IS ONLY FOR THOSE TAKING THE TEST AT AN AMP TEST CENTER VIA COMPUTER. OTHERS TAKING THE TEST AT OTHER VENUES, YOU NEED TO CONTACT THE SPONSOR OR CONTACT NCC AT INFO@NCCNET. ORG FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTION.
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Individual Paper & Pencil Testing
Paper and pencil testing will be given at AMP test centers and designated academic centers across the country.
The first Paper & Pencil testing date will be
Saturday, November 2, 2013.
Registration will open on August 5, 2013 and close on September 18, 2013.
Additional details will be forth coming closer to the registration date.
There are no application deadlines and a candidate may submit an application and fee at any time.
It will take approximately 4 weeks to process an application.
After being determined eligible, you will have a 90-day window to schedule and take your exam. Testing windows start at 5th and 20th of the month.
Eligiblity letters are sent out twice on 15th and last day of each month.
You will schedule your own exam appointment with AMP either by phone or via the internet.
Exams will be delivered via computer at over 100 AMP Assessment Centers geographically located throughout the United States.
Exams will be administered by appointment only Monday through Saturday at 9:00 am and 1:30 pm.
Candidates are scheduled in a first-come, first-served basis.
AMP Assessment Centers are typically located in H & R Block offices. Click here
to review the current list.
Prior to attempting the examination, you will be given the opportunity to practice taking a test on computer.
A candidate who fails to report for an examination forfeits all fees paid to take the examination. Click here
for detailed information on deferrals, extensions and fees.
After completing the examination, the candidate will receive a preliminary score report.
Official results will be mailed from NCC within 21 days of exam administration (date of certification is based on the date on the official results NOT the exam date).
You are not certified until you receive your results in the mail.