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Clinical Research Nurse Certification Council

The Clinical Research Nurse Certification Council (CRNCC) is the only organization that formally recognizes the specialized body of knowledge unique to the clinical research nurse.

Mission

To promote human subjects’ protections and fidelity to the research protocol by supporting commitment to practice excellence, continuing competence, and lifelong learning in the specialty practice of clinical research nursing.

Purpose

The purpose of the Clinical Research Nurse Certification Council (CRNCC) is to establish and maintain excellence in the specialty practice of clinical research nursing through credentialing (CRN-BC™). The CRN-BC™ directly or indirectly impacts the care of clinical research participants across the care continuum in all clinical specialties and settings, ensuring protection of consumers engaged in clinical research and the public who benefit from research discovery.