The mission of the NBCRNA is to promote patient safety through credentialing programs that support lifelong learning.

For FY 2015, a total of 2,983 candidates took the National Certification Examination (NCE) with an overall pass rate of 81%. This total includes both first-time and repeat NCE takers. The total number of candidates who took the NCE and were certified during FY 2015 was 2,428. A total of 3,277 Self-Evaluation Examinations (SEE) were administered in FY 2015. A list of the newly certified CRNAs by state of residence is published monthly here on the NBCRNA website.

Since the NBCRNA changed the passing standard January 1, 2014, there have been 3,502 first-time examinees, with an overall passing rate of 85.8%. More information on NCE and SEE performance and transcript data for FY 2015 is also available her on the NBCRNA website. Wondering about the CPC Program? Find out more, along with many resources, on the CPC/Recertification page


The Program Administrator's Guide to Student Management is now available. Click on the link below to access the guide.