Introduction

Welcome, students! This page is dedicated to your needs and interests as you continue your training to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Nurse anesthesia students are working hard to prepare to be leaders and competent care providers in a dynamic profession, and the NBCRNA wants to provide you with resources to help you on your path.

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 IMPORTANT NOTICE

US Military Base Testing Sites Now Available for SEE/NCE

The National Certification Examination (NCE) and Self-Evaluation Examination (SEE) are now available to active duty military at select US military base sites.  

The on-base Pearson VUE test centers support these individuals to become CRNAs during service and to help diminish the delay, cost and interruption associated with arranging state-side testing. The military channel supports NCE testing needs at select US military bases in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. This option is only available to active duty military with valid government ID and authorization to enter the base.

 

 

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The purpose of the National Certification Examination (NCE) is to assess the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for entry-level nurse anesthesia practitioners. To enhance the ability of the NCE to assess entry-level competency in the field of nurse anesthesia, the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) has been adding alternative question formats to the NCE.

A candidate who holds "certification eligible" status with the NBCRNA has successfully completed an accredited nurse anesthesia educational program and has been granted eligibility status to take the NCE by the NBCRNA.

 


The Self-Evaluation Examination (SEE) has been a valuable tool for both students and education providers to gauge progress in the education program, assess knowledge of anesthesia practice, and to prepare students for the National Certification Examination (NCE) experience.

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The NBCRNA has developed an exam tutorial with the purpose of helping examinees with interactive examples of the five question formats contained within the NCE and SEE. This tutorial contains a total of 20 sample items that depict generally how the questions will look in the exam administration software, as well as basic instructions for responding to each question type, and can be taken an unlimited number of times.

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