Certified Addictions Registered Nurse Programs

Certified Addictions Registered Nurses (CARN) are specialized in pain management and behavioral psychology. Patients that are being treated for drug addiction are supported by CARN’s who will monitor them for pain, symptoms, and medication dosage. Find an RN program near you.

Get Certified as a CARN

You must be a certified Registered Nurse with three years of practice and 4,000 hours of addiction nurse practice within five years of getting certified. Experience may be from educating, consulting, researching, working as a staff nurse, or a working as a private practitioner. Find an RN program near you.

Schools Offering Nursing Degrees

You must pass the national licensure exam for substance abuse in order to practice as a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse which is given through the Addictions Nursing Certification Board.