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NCCA Accredited Certification Program
Renew Certification

Certified Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurse (CPHON®)

Renewal application and completed learning plans are due several months before your certification expires. Click here to see current renewal fees and deadlines.

Determining if you are eligible for renewal

  • Current Certification  
    Current CPHON® certification
  • Active License    
    A current, active, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the US, its territories or Canada at the time of application and examination.
  • Experience
    A minimum of one year (12 months) of experience as an RN within the three years (36 months) prior to application, and
  • 1,000 Hours of Practice  
     A minimum of 1,000 hours of pediatric hematology oncology nursing practice within the two-and-one-half years (30 months) prior to application.

Renewal Options

  • ONCC certifications are valid for four years. Three renewal options are available for most credentials - Option 1 is most popular. You must have a current, active, unencumbered RN license and meet the requirements for the specific renewal option.
  • Option 1: Practice hours + Professional Development (Points)
  • Option 2: Practice hours + Successful testing
  • Option 3: Points + Successful testing

Renewal Deadlines

  • Renewal applications and completed learning plans are due several months before your certification expires.
  • September 15  (of year certification expires): Early-bird application deadline (Save $100 off final deadline fee)
  • October 15 (of year certification expires): Final application deadline date.
  • March 31 (of year after credential expiration): Final Reinstatement application deadline date.
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Related Resources

The Big List of Continuing Education

Are you looking for free or low-cost continuing education (CE) programs for certification renewal? You may be able to use these lists of free CE offerings.