To maintain "Active" COHN/COHN-S and CM statuses, recertification is required every 5 years.
Recertification eligibility criteria includes:
- Active licensure as a registered nurse (RN), or an international equivalent:
3,000 hours of occupational health nursing practice (work experience); and
50 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours related to occupational health practice.
Additional recertification requirements for the Case Management credential are:
10 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours related to occupational health case management practice.
For additional information and alternatives to required hours and education, please download the Recertification Handbook.