Transcultural Nursing Basic (CTN-B)

Re-Certification Application

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Transcultural Nursing Society
37637 Five Mile Rd., #319
Livonia, MI  48154-1543

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I. BASIC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicant must meet ALL FIVE of the criteria listed below. Please select yes or no to indicate if you meet each criteria listed below and provide any additional information requested. Each of the criteria listed below must have been met during the five years prior to applying for recertification.
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. PLEASE SUPPLY INFORMATION BELOW.
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2. Hold a diploma, an Associate, or BSN degree from a program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC if school is in the US; 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 with a minimum of 3 credits. (Equivalent of 42 Nursing Contact Hours/Units will also be accepted)

 

5. Completed 2400 hours of transcultural nursing practice as a registered nurse in administrative, teaching, research, or clinical capacity, either full or part time within the previous five years. Description of practice: The CTN applicant may practice in diverse settings including primary care, community settings/rural/remote area nursing, and long-term care across the life span and is actively engaged in education (e.g. patient, staff, students, and colleagues), case management, clinical practice, consultation, research, and/or administration.

RECERTIFICATION IN BASIC TRANSCULTURAL NURSING IS ACHIEVED BY NURSES WHO MEET THE CRITERIA LISTED ABOVE DURING THE FIVE YEARS PRIOR TO SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION. I ATTEST THAT I WILL SUBMIT A PORTFOLIO OF EVIDENT (IF REQUIRED BY RANDOM AUDIT BY THE TRANSCULTURAL NURSING CERTIFICATION COMMISSION).

TYPING MY NAME IN THE BOX BELOW (MY SIGNATURE) INDICATES THAT I HAVE DOCUMENTED EVIDENCE AND WILL SUBMIT TO ANY RANDOM AUDIT REQUIRED. I AM ALSO AWARE THAT THE TRANSCULTURAL NURSING CERTIFICATION COMMISSION MAY ANALYZE ALL DATA RECEIVED FROM THIS PROCESS AND THAT IT WILL BE AGGREGATED SO THAT NO INDIVIDUAL CAN BE INDENTIFIED.

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PAYMENT INFORMATION: Please check the appropriate payment amount.

$150 US DOLLARS FOR CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE TRANSCULTURAL NURSING SOCIETY

$250 US DOLLARS FOR NON-MEMBERS

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