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 2021 NSPM Examination dates:
|Applications for Exam Accepted||Test Dates|
|5/24/2021 - 6/11/2021||7/12/2021 - 7/26/2021|
|9/27/2021 - 10/18/2021||11/19/2021 - 12/13/2021|
Total Number of NSPM Certificants
Congratulations to the twelve new NSPM-C credential holders who were added to the June 2020 testing window! Since the inception of the NSPM program in 2015, 89 CRNAs hold the NSPM-C credential. The overall pass rate is 90.8%. The most recent exam application window took place 9/21/2020 – 10/16/2020 and testing will take place 11/23/2020 - 12/7/2020 (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).