Basic Transcultural Nursing Criteria (Initial and Re-Certification Five Year )

  1. Hold a current, active, unrestricted RN License in a state or territory of the United States or the professional, legally recognized equivalent in another country.
  2. Hold a master’s, post-master’s, or doctorate in nursing, education, philosophy, or related field from a program accredited by the Collegiate Commission of Nursing (CCNE or NLNAC) if the school is in the U.S.; or legally recognized equivalent in another country.
  3. Currently employed or self-employed in nursing, either full or part-time, at the time of application.
  4. Completed at least one course (didactic and/or clinical) in cultural diversity and promotion of cultural competence for a minimum of 3 credits (or equivalent of 42 Continuing Education Contact Hours/Units).
  5. Completed 2400 hours of transcultural nursing practice as a registered nurse in administrative, teaching, research, or clinical capacity, either full or part-time during the five years prior to submitting the application.

Download the Basic Certification Exam Guide Here:  Basic Transcultural Nursing Certification Exam Guide 2018

Download the Basic RE-CERTIFICATION Guide Here: Basic Transcultural Nursing Re-Certification Guide 2018



 

Basic Certification TCNS Member $300 USD

Basic Certification TCNS Non-Member $400 USD

To Complete the Secure Online Basic Certification Application (CTN-B) and Online Payment - Click on the Applicable Button!

BASIC CERTIFICATION APPLICATION/PAYMENT PROCESS:

  • FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED TO COMPLETE THE BASIC CERTIFICATION ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
  • ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE APPLICATION FORM CLICK CONTINUE ON THE CONFIRMATION PAGE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
  • ONCE THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED YOU WILL BE DIRECTED HOW TO COMPLETE THE PAYMENT PROCESS
  • APPLICATIONS ARE NOT PROCESSED UNTIL PAYMENT HAS BEEN RECEIVED

You may also complete the form and mail into our offices!   

QUESTIONS CAN BE DIRECTED TO STAFF@TCNS.ORG



 

Basic Re-Certification TCNS Member: $150 USD

Basic Re-Certification TCNS Member: $250 USD

To Complete the Secure Online Basic Re-Certification Application (CTN-B) and Online Payment - Click the Appropriate Button!

BASIC RE-CERTIFICATION APPLICATION/PAYMENT PROCESS:

  • FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED TO COMPLETE THE BASIC RE-CERTIFICATION APPLICATION FORM
  • ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE APPLICATION FORM CLICK CONTINUE ON THE CONFIRMATION PAGE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
  • ONCE THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUBMITTED YOU WILL BE DIRECTED HOW TO COMPLETE THE PAYMENT PROCESS
  • APPLICATIONS ARE NOT PROCESSED UNTIL PAYMENT HAS BEEN RECEIVED

You may also complete the form and mail into our offices!   

QUESTIONS CAN BE DIRECTED TO STAFF@TCNS.ORG