United Council for Nuerologic Subspecialties

 
 
For More Information
Todd Bulson

Certification Manager
Tel: (612) 928-6067
Fax: (612) 454-2750
tbulson@ucns.org

Dates & Deadlines
No upcoming dates or deadlines.

Neurocritical Care Certification

Application

Initial Certification

The next Neurocritical Care initial certification examination is scheduled for the week of December 9-13, 2019.

  • Online applications available starting April 1, 2019
  • Application deadline:
    • Early deadline – July 1, 2019
    • Late deadline – July 15, 2019
  • Examination is scheduled for five hours and will have 200 computer-based questions
  • Examinations are offered every other year

Examination results are mailed out approximately 8-10 weeks after examination administration. For confidentiality purposes, UCNS does not provide results via phone, fax, or email. Please notify UCNS immediately of any address changes.

Recertification

Application Information

  • Online applications are available: April 1, 2018
  • Early application deadline: July 2, 2018
    • Fee: $1,500
  • Late application deadline: July 16, 2018
    • Fee: $2,000 (includes $500 late fee)
  • Request logon to begin application
  • Application access logon requests must be submitted by 4:00 PM Central Time on deadline dates in order to have logons activated
  • All applications must be finalized by the posted deadlines

Payment

  • Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express), check, or money order
  • If paying by check it must be postmarked on or before the posted deadlines

Reexamination

  • Applicants who have taken the exam in the past must submit a new application with updated supporting documentation

Examination Information

  • Examination date options: December 3-7, 2018
  • Recertification examination is scheduled for five hours and will have 150 computer-based questions
  • Registration opens October 10, 2018, to select examination dates/time through Pearson VUE
  • Results are mailed out approximately 8-10 weeks after the examination. Please notify UCNS immediately of any address changes. For confidentiality purposes, results are not provided via phone, fax, or email.

UCNS Policy on Recertification (.pdf)
Recertification CME Phase-in Timetable
CME Tracker Instructions (.pdf)