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Certification as a Certified Nephrology Nurse-Nurse Practitioner (CNN-NP) is often of interest to nurse practitioners practicing in nephrology. Why pursue certification? Certification is the formal recognition of specialized knowledge, skills, and experience. Certification as a CNN-NP also helps ensure patient safety. This session reviews the history and background of the CNN-NP and the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission. Discussion includes importance of certification, CNN-NP testing requirements, and the process of applying to take the CNN-NP examination. Considerations regarding studying for the CNN-NP are reviewed as well as recertification requirements.