Nonsurgical Pain Management Examination
meet other specified criteriaThe total time allowed for the examination will be 240 minutes, or four hours; three hours are allotted for the multiple-choice section and one hour for the clinical scenario section.
Application Windows for NSPM Exam- 2020
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 2020 NSPM Examination dates:
|Applications for Exam Accepted||Test Dates|
|4/13/20 - 5/15/20||6/15/20 - 6/29/20|
|9/21/20 - 10/16/20||11/23/20 - 12/7/20|
Total Number of NSPM Certificants
Congratulations to the 26 examinees who successfully completed the NSPM exam in 2019 (September 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019). Since the inception of the NSPM program in 2015, 77 CRNAs hold the NSPM-C credential. The overall pass rate is 88%. The next exam application window will open on 9/21/2020 – 10/16/2020 (see above table).
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).