Advanced Practice Registered Nursing: Clinical Nurse Specialists

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  • Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) wishing to renew their certification for CNS are required to send a copy of their current national certification along with a $10.00 check for the two year renewal, to the Maryland Board of Nursing, attention to Monica Mentzer. Until the Maryland Board of Nursing is able to fund fully online applications, CNS renewal applications must be submitted as a hard copy. We encourage you to continue to use the on-line renewal application feature for your RN. We apologize for any inconvenience.

E-Mail The Board With Questions about Advanced Practice Applications,
 Certification, and Renewal 
updated 11/28/2017