Commission on Nurse Certification
The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Certification Program is managed by the Commission on Nurse Certification (CNC), an autonomous arm of AACN, and governed by the CNC Board of Commissioners. CNC recognizes individuals who have demonstrated professional standards and knowledge through CNL certification. CNC promotes life-long learning through CNL recertification requirements. The CNC Board of Commissioners and staff are soley responsible for the policies and administration of the CNL Certification Program.