Who is eligible for certification?
It is recommended that candidates have at least two years of experience in multiple sclerosis nursing. Candidates must meet the following requirements:
1. Currently registered as a Registered Nurse, or the equivalent in other countries.
2. Completion and filing of an Application for the Multiple Sclerosis Certified Nursing (MSCN) Examination.
3. Payment of required fee.
What content is covered in the examinations?
1. Basic Concepts of MS (disease course classification, neuroanatomy, pathophysiology of MS, diagnostic process and tools)
2. Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Treatment
3. Symptom Management
4. Psychosocial Intervention
5. Research and Education Initiatives
6. Patient Advocacy
What Our Nurses Say About Us?
Proud To Be MSCN!
It’s not only the recognition of my qualification but also the access to continuous training and the possibility to share with people of great experience.Philippe Calay, RN, MSCN (Belgium)
Excited and proud!
Having an MS certification validates that my colleagues and I have the clinical knowledge, experience and skills set to provide high quality care to those living with MS. I remember when I first passed the exam, I was so excited and proud! Today, I am still delighted to list MSCN alongside my nursing credentials.Rachael Stacom, MSN, ANP-BC, MSCN
MSCN recognizes knowledge.
Certification in MS nursing (MSCN) recognizes knowledge necessary for multiple sclerosis care delivery and sets a baseline level for a trusting nurse-patient relationship.June Halper, MSN, APN-C, FAAN, MSCN