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MSCN Certification Guidelines

Starting with the June 5 to June 19, 2021 testing period, we are pleased to announce that there are now two ways to take the Multiple Sclerosis Nursing International Certification Examination or the MSCS (MS certified specialist). You have the option of taking the exam either in a Prometric Testing Center or via Live Remote Proctoring in your home or another quiet location. Before you choose this option, please read the FAQ's for Live Remote Proctoring at:

For your examination to be delivered via live remote proctoring in your home or another quiet distraction free location, you must provide a computer with a camera, microphone, and an internet connection to allow real-time communication with a remote proctor. The remote proctoring option requires candidates to download ProProctor™ software from Prometric to establish remote access to the candidate's computer. This application includes Prometric's test engine software, as well as a lockdown browser to ensure secure test delivery. More details can be found in the FAQ’s as noted above.

$345/Application Fee

PTC Website
For complete details and application, please visit the Professional Testing Corporation website:

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

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