Nonsurgical Pain Management Examination
meet other specified criteriaThe total time allowed for the examination will be 240 minutes, or four hours.
Those who meet the criteria for the NSPM subspecialty certification and wish to pursue the certification can apply to take the exam during the window dates below.
Total Number of NSPM Certificants
Congratulations to the 25 new NSPM-C credential holders who were newly certified in August 2021! Since the inception of the NSPM program in 2015, 130 CRNAs now hold the NSPM-C credential. The overall pass rate is 87.8%. The most recent exam application window took place 5/24/2021 – 6/11/2021 and testing occurred 7/12/2021- 7/26/2021. See the below table for upcoming application and testing dates in 2021.
Application Windows for NSPM Exam- 2021
If you are planning to take the NSPM Examination, contact NBCRNA at NSPM@nbcrna.com or (855) 285-4658 to have an application activated.
Upcoming 2021 NSPM Examination dates:
|Applications for Exam Accepted||Test Dates|
|10/11/2021 - 11/1/2021||11/19/2021 - 12/13/2021|
The NBCRNA’s Nonsurgical Pain Management (NSPM-C) credential program is accredited by both the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC).