Advanced Practice Registered Nurse


The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse candidate for Fellowship in the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates must:

  1. Be a member of SUNA in good standing for at least a year prior to application
  2. Have completed a nationally accredited program
  3. Have a current active, unrestricted professional license in the US or its territories
  4. Hold a Master’s degree in nursing or a DNP (Doctorate of Nursing Practice).
  5. If a nurse practitioner:
    • Be certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC), National Certification Corporation (NCC), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or Pediatric Nurse Certification Board (PNCB) in a generalist area.
  6. If a clinical nurse specialist: a. Be certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) in a generalist area.
  7. Provide evidence of substantial contributions over time to urology nursing in one of the following categories:
    • Teaching and presenting on urology topics
    • Researching urology nursing
    • Policy development for urology patients
    • Leadership in urology nursing
    • Administration/management, as relates to the care of urology patients
    • Clinical practice

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