Certified Hemodialysis Nurse (CHN)

Examination Content

The BONENT Certified Hemodialysis Nurse examination measures nursing proficiency in certain skills, tasks and general areas of knowledge. The examination tests the following four major domains of practice and tasks performed in the scope of hemodialysis nursing.

  • Supervision/Administration 10%
  • Dialysis and Related Issues 74.5%
  • Professional Development 5.5%
  • Environmental Control 10.0%

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The examination has a three hour time limit and consists of 150 multiple-choice questions.


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