A. CNMs/CMs with lapsed certification must pay the exam fee (previous fees paid into CMP do not apply to exam fee), take and pass the exam (CBT), and submit an average of 10 approved continuing education contact hours per year since the date of last certification (up to a maximum of 100 hours), to recertify. Candidates are eligible to sit for the exam for two years (24 months) from the date of the completed application. Click here
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A graduate degree is required to be eligible to take the national certification examination. This includes certificants who have allowed their certification to lapse.