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
- Florida Career College
- Fortis Institute
- Southern Careers Institute
- Remington College
- New England Institute of Technology
- Virginia College
- St. Paul’s School of Nursing
- Miller Motte College
- Iowa Central Community College
- Daymar College
- Miles Community College
- Northwestern College
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.