Spotlight on NCC’s Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Certification - Magnet™ Approved! December 21, 2023

Nationally accredited by the National Commission of Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and Magnet™ Approved!

Available to test through Live Remote Proctoring (LRP)!

The Inpatient Obstetric Nursing (RNC-OB®) certification is for obstetrical nurses who provide care to hospitalized pregnant women during the antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn periods. Candidates can describe a comprehensive plan for individualized nursing care, including diagnostic, therapeutic and patient educational components.

This certification demonstrates the specialty knowledge of obstetrical nurses in fetal assessment, pregnancy complications, labor and birth, recovery, postpartum and newborn care, primarily focusing on care of the pregnant women after 20 weeks of gestation through discharge.

Earn your RNC-OB® certification today and join over 67,500 of your nursing colleagues. 

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View the complete content for the Inpatient Obstetric Nursing certification in the RNC-OB® Candidate Guide.

A certification for obstetric nurses who… care for vulnerable expecting mothers.

A Preview Test is available!
This preview test will help you assess your readiness for RNC-OB® certification. This preview test will familiarize you with the exam format and the questions cover the same content areas as the actual exam.