Hello. I just graduated with my MSN in a PNP program, and am applying for positions, though I have not taken my boards yet. You are placing yourself at risk with your license working below your highest license level (this goes for NPs working as RNs as well…legality issues). Completely up to you, but the credentials that are left give a good picture of your nursing and non-nursing education. You can definitely write RN, BSN Student. Hi Heather, Your licensure comes first (NP) then your credentials from the ANCC. Nurses' postnominal letters (abbreviations listed after the name) reflect their credentials—that is, their achievements in nursing education, licensure, certification, and fellowship.The letters usually appear in the following order: Place your next highest degree. All are accepted equally in nursing. Im confused between these: MSN, RN, FNP-BC RN, MSN, FNP-BC APRN, MSN, FNP-BC, Hello Cee, In the article, Mensik suggests the order of credentials should be in degree of permanence. That is an accomplishment. Can I list them both? There are no official regulations on how to write your RN BSN signature. I am attempting to order my boss a lab jacket with her name and new credentials listed on it as she is leaving our department. Congrats on working on your BSN! Author, Jennifer Mensik, does not endorse, recommend or favor any program, product or service advertised or referenced on this website, or that appear on any linkages to or from this website. Registered nursing is where things can start to get confusing. There is nothing in the LPN that is not covered by your RN. Also after I obtain my BSN next year how would I list it. Sabra, you would note your credentials as: MSN, RN, CNOR. Thank you for the wonderful service you are providing! This stuff is hilarious. I work with a lot of people who have a PhD in higher education or curriculum and instruction, not nursing. I don’t have an active RN because both are not required in my state. Education makes a person perhaps more qualified, perhaps not, depending on the job. There’s only one thing left to do: create a title. However, my master’s degree is in business administration, so I include it. Would it be correct to list these as MSAc, BSN, L.Ac., RN? According to the American Nurse Association (ANA) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) your credentials should be listed in the following manner: The reason that the ANA and ANCC state that your credentials should be listed this way is because the degree has the most permanence. I have a question on my credentials: APRN-FNP-C, MSN However I think I’m grandfathered in as APRN-CNP according to OK Board of Nursing. Did they mean to say MSN? The degree is first, as it cannot be taken away unless in rare circumstances. NYS Dept of Education indicated that PMC is not a valid credential. Licensed registered nurse with ACLS and BLS certifications and over 600 hours of clinical experience. What is the best way to list my credentials? RN to BSN Knowledge Center. EDUCATION: Master of Science in Nursing Bachelors of Science in Nursing Associates of Science in Nursing Bachelors of Business Administration, ACTIVE LICENSURE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS: APRN (per state of Idaho) AGNP-C (per AANP) Registered Nurse (acitve Idaho license). I’m thinking that it would read: Susie Smith, MSN, RN, CNL, Hi Jennifer, I have a M.A. However, I am willfully wrong in how I write mine. If it is an MN or MS note that first, then BSN, RN. You would list both, listing your NP credentials first before your RN credentials like you did. You don’t need the BSN at all since you have an MSN. Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Was the Dressing Change Done or Wasn’t it? Congratulations! What’s the right way to list your nursing credentials? Do ADNs list their degrees as well? APRN-CNP is newer, based on https://www.ncsbn.org/aprn-consensus.htm. I’ve written these as RN, MSN, JD for decades. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is the most common program at this level. Additionally, you will need to see what the state board of nursing in your state requires you to use for your new advance practice title, congratulations! I graduated from MSN-FNP program. With that, I am studying, to sit for the CNE exam; after achieving the cert, would MSN, M.Ed, RN, CNE be correct? Yes, you will leave off any note of a post masters and just go with the MS as credentials. I have a BA in modern languages (Spanish) and a translation certification in Spanish, as well as BSN and certification as RN. RN BSN or BSN RN? Thank you! The resume writing skills can either help you in getting the desired RN BSN job or not. Thanks! I have two wound care certificates from two different organizations. 500 W. Monroe St, Suite 28 However, I also desire to list my credentials formally. I have two certifications- CNL from my MSN program and PCCN. Not the same…unless of course you have both – but you didn’t list that. Lisa, Assuming your BS is noted as a BS only in initials from the granting university, you would note it as: BS, RN, CDN. https://www.nurse.com/blog/2017/12/08/to-c-or-not-to-c-should-you-use-an-academic-credential-before-completing-the-degree/. I normally drop other degrees because the PhD “trumps” them all. In the world of academia, the college degree is used first and then licensure and other credentials. Since I have not taken my board to practice as PMHNP, should I then list my degree as; Jenniffer Oha, MSN, RN-BSN or Jennifer Oha. Should I include the BA at all or just until I have the MSNE? Chronic illness case manager. Please, advise on how to write them on my resume. I particularly find it very dishonest and misleading. Here is what Professor Maier had to say on the question of RN BSN or BSN RN: Many nurses, including myself, prefer to use the RN first and the college degree next. BSN goes first since it’s your nursing bachelor’s degree. How would I list my credentials? My question is are there alternate was to write for a BS with a Major in Nursing? ADON is not a certification so it doesn’t go on your list of initials as it is a title. Yes, S. Jones, DNP, APRN, FNP-c, is correct. The School of Nursing at Cleveland State University offers both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs which are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Congratulations! If you’re trying to make sense of RN versus BSN, it should be noted that this isn’t exactly an apples-to-apples comparison. Typically, RNs do not note ADN or diploma on their credential line. First, you only should note your highest degree earned. You don’t place job titles in your name on a resume or other similar items. The difference is that the DNP program is clinical-focused while the PhD program is research-focused. How would Iist this on her jacket? But only use the BSBA when applicable to the situation, such as for a nurse manager job, since the MSN trumps it for nursing. In Chamberlain’s RN to BSN Online Option, students use American Psychological Association (APA) style frequently for their work.. Hi I have completed a post graduate certification in health care informatics, how would i list that, or would I just include it on a CV? I’m a new DON. Is that what you would recommend? However, only professional certification initials go after our names. In an email signature line, typically your title goes under your name/credentials. I hope this helps! The Significance of a Good BSN Nursing Resume. I received a letter with the authors credentials as….RN, BSN, BBA, NSM. To communicate this quicker, I would have a “certification” section as one of the first areas on your resume. If you are writing a resume, it might be best to write your credentials with your terminal educational degree first, as suggested by the ANA and ANCC. I was a registered dietitian prior to becoming a nurse, and I still maintain the credential. Note that the highest non-nursing degree is listed first followed by the highest nursing degree. MSN, BA, APN, FNP-BC. What is the difference between a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing (BS) degree? No one cares about the MA. I have a DNP, RN, and CPNP-PC certification. Natasha, this is a tough one. ©2020 Chamberlain University LLC. I leave my MBA off a lot as it isn’t pertinent like you noted. Adding FNP communicates to others the area of education focus. First, I appreciate you taking the time to help correct us with our credentials. Is there a difference in listing credentials if a nurse is in academia versus service. With that it may be Dr Jane Smith or Jane Smith, M.D. In my Capstone course, the professor explained why you put the BSN first – because your license could at some point be pulled, but no one can ever take your Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I’m pursuing the PhD degree myself, but I would never consider my colleagues with DNP degrees as less qualified APNs and I’d still call them “Doctors”! Additionally, if this is an organization on the Magnet journey or Magnet, they welcome you to practice at the bedside. I just received my master of science in health system management and also have my BSN. I have heard people say they note their RN first after their name because they work in service and not academia. Can you tell me the proper etiquette on the use of Dr. in front of their name and the credentials in the same title line of e-mail or signatures? I am an RN with a BSN. So this will depend on whether you have a MN or MSN or ? Occasionally, I use Jennifer Mensik, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN. Many of my classmates are signing “Name, RN, sPNP”. To report unresolved complaints to the Illinois Board of Higher Education visit their webpage at http://complaints.ibhe.org/ or by mail to 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701-1377. First, confirm with your university what the degree is and how they abbreviate it. You would note them as: Bridget Iadicicco, BSN, RNC-OB Do always check with your state board though to see if they have any variation when noting a certification. American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC, Chamberlain Charlotte Students Highlighted on Local News for Volunteer Efforts for Operation Christmas Child, Chamberlain Grad Shares her Experience Receiving COVID-19 Vaccination, Nurses in clinical practice tend to list their licensure first followed by degrees and then certifications. Therefore, you can list both degrees. Hope that helps! On the other hand, always list non-nursing certification last. That’s entirely too much and I’m quite happy to say MSN or MSc. Soy Médico graduado en el extranjero, soy RN y FNP, como podría ordenar mis credenciales. This could be written Tami, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC Replace the MSN with MN or MS to fit the degree you obtained. Eunica Jones. No one knows what I am certified in with RN-BC. You would not be misrepresenting yourself as a “BSN” prepared RN if you note your BS like I noted above. Our pre-licensure program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN). ABD stands for all but dissertation. Jennifer Mensik, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, is division director of care management at Oregon Health and Science University and instructor for Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation DNP program. Yes, it may take longer to attain the PhD degree due to “raw research”, but again, a Doctoral degree is a Doctoral degree. I just completed my master’s degree in Health Informatics? Yet another made up degree by professional nursing students who can’t or don’t practice clinically. We have been having a discussion re MSN specializing in Nursing Education. The DNP degree is a practice doctorate. This is especially true if your other credentials are in the same profession. If you only completed a PhD, then you note a PhD. By using this style, students can do many things – it helps students to support relevant ideas, it also helps them to find the sources they have used. While your facility may say you are in an LPN role, and you are functioning to the LPN scope in that role while on duty, if somethings occurs and you do not respond to the highest level of licensure (your highest level of knowledge and ability) as an RN you can be held liable. Do I add APRN in there? Some people even place (c) behind the degree once they are a “candidate”. There are actually studies that prove that patient have better outcomes with certified nurses… so yes it can make a difference. Start the “alphabet soup” behind your name by listing your highest degree first then continuing in descending order. People say “over-educated, over-qualified”, or other such things, and I think they are assuming education=pay rate, which it is not. As an applicant of our Accelerated 2 nd Degree BSN Program, you’ll be evaluated based upon your predicated success in the program. Proven nurse navigator. How should that read? To write a successful research paper, students need to pick a topic relevant to their interests and the overall nursing field. You will also drop the RN only, once you are recognized as an APRN or ARNP in your state. Exceptions for Religious Officials and Nobility Nancy A. Mazin RN, BSN 555 Main Street Seattle, WA 98052 ∙ (555) 555-5555 ∙ [email protected] Eager New Graduate Registered Nurse Dedicated BSN graduate with honors from Brown University, GPA 3.5. You will drop the RN as you would now be an APRN. Next, the voluntary credentials. Nursing credentials attribute hard-earned degrees, licensure, certifications and other recognitions to your name. Credentials and education are important for personal professional growth as well as for growth of the profession, but it’s all meaningless if we’re not nurses first. Licensure is followed by state designations and national certifications, which are usually time limited and need to be maintained through continuing education. Each means something slightly different and abbreviated differently. Given both careers are pertinent to my professional practice and I actively practice in both, with the info in Part 2, what do you suggest? Among nurses it's far more common to write it the other way around (apparently indicating that the license is considered more important than the degree): Jay Doe, RN, BSN Hi Edward, if you recertify or reinstate your FNP license you can use the credential. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation. Hi Jennifer, I have a BS in Animal Science, an associate degree in nursing, and my RN. If her job description is for patient care as an RN, my concern is that there would be a liability or higher expectation by the patient or family when she presents to them and signs as an FNP. Hope my answer helps! First list your highest degree (if Bachelors or higher), followed by RN, followed by both certificates. RN signifies active licensure. It has only been in the last 10 years or so that I’ve seen the order flipped. How do I write my credentials? Its not on the Magnet National Certification DDCT list. Current certifications include: CCRN, ACLS, PALS, BLS, AIBP, CRRT, and Trauma. Care manager. A simple example of these differences might be: Nancy P. Jones , RN, BSN … If she were recognized for outstanding achievements in nursing, the credential of FAAN (Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing) would follow her board certification listing. She also is treasurer for the American Nurses Association. Hope you can help. The BSN because my others (RN and CNOR) are tied to that degree or put BSBA first as it was the first degree that I received? Did the body that provided your translation certification tell you how to shorten it? A nursing cover letter is used by nurses when applying for jobs. HOW TO WRITE A PAPER IN NURSING OR NP SCHOOL Get 2 months of access fo Skillshare for free: https://skl.sh/nurseliz8 . I also work with floor nurses with Master's degrees. If you don’t have a BSN, but a BS, then you need to state those credentials. Call and talk with your state board. Jennifer, Thank you for your response also where would I include CCMA ( certified clinical medical assistant) in my title above, Yhank you! This will now replace RN. Your certification, which I am assuming is through ANCC, states the credential awarded is the RN-BC. Lists a bachelor's degree in nursing, since this is the basic requirement for an intermediate-level BSN Nursing position; Lists American Nursing Association membership, as this is a basic prerequisite to get hired as a Nurse; Lists training abilities to show a record of leadership and service I got my ADN during may, i am enrolled in an RN to BSN program. John Shaw, BSN, RN). Ira. There can be numerous significances of writing a good resume. I am a LPN with a master of science in educational leadership and a Master of Arts human services. It took a lot of time and effort to write your nursing research paper. My Certificate shows I am certified in Nursing Case Management RN-BC. A registered nurse who has earned a bachelor's degree in nursing would write her credentials as BSN RN. First, congratulations on attaining your PCCN! Formerly, Mensik was vice president of CE programming for Nurse.com published by OnCourse Learning. *SMH*. If I had a master’s degree in nursing, I would leave that off, too. Thank you for your question. Would it be appropriate to put BSN, RN, Paramedic, NRP , CCRN? How would I list my credentials? SO, assuming all that: MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, (and then your educator certificate). Why are both necessary? Is it RN, RN-BC? According to you write-up you did not earn a PhD. It’s the season of giving, and students at Chamberlain University’s Charlotte campus found ways to give back to their community while masking up and social distancing. For instance - my tag wouldnt read AD, BSN, MS, RN, FNP-C It would just be MS, RN, FNP-C ETA - Make that the highest level last degree you earned...So if you had a BS in biology for instance and went back and got the AD in nursing, you would be BS, RN - even though you had an AD in nursing the … I got my BSN after my ADN and I am currently working as a PHN. I am grateful for this article as I have seen initials listed many different ways and I think consistency is important for us all to be able to interpret initials correctly. A nurse who has a master’s in a non- nursing field might choose Anne Peterson, MEd, BSN, RN. You can leave out the RN, as long as you include the RN-BC: BSN, RN-BC, CMSRN. Awards, honors and recognitions are not required for practice. I was wondering how would I write my credentials? For undergraduate i have a BS-IS and BSN. I am a Licensed Acupuncturist and an RN. for Reverend).. Yes, that is the correct way to display your credentials. Thank you for this information. I agree with you, Robin M! I had BSN & RN previously. The term “Dr.” in front should only be used with the last name as a salutation. It would be generally acceptable to write BSN if you majored in Nursing with a BS, however, call or email that university/college’s registrar office to ask how the degree initials are to be written. With all that alphabet soup behind your name and your white coat, hey, you might actually get patients to think you’re a “doctor.” Poor them. I have been looking everywhere for information about how to sign my credentials including that I am a MSN-PNP student. However, since you are not licensed as an RN, you have to be very careful to not get in trouble for impersonating a nurse, which in most states, is a felony. Your resume would clarify what your BS is in, where and when it was earned. The terminal degree may be the only one listed, or the educator may list previous degrees also: PhD, MSN, RN, CNE. Exactly! That’s because registered nurse (RN) is a licensed credential that individuals earn and maintain (as well as a job title), while a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN… Hi, I am a RN with BSN ( Nursing), MSN in Clinical informatics and Postmasters FNP certification. Registered nurses in advanced care coordination and case manager roles have a myriad of titles. These letters tell potential employers, doctors, other nurses and patients about your highest degree, about your licenses, other certifications and awards. Have a MSN and a Post Master Certificate in Nursing Management. How would I write my credentials? Hello, I am graduating with my MSN in education – writing out new business cards. Since I now have the PCCN do I change the RN to RN-BC? How would you suggest this be written in my signature box and business cards. In order to know if the BBA was in a specific topic area, you would need to ask the author. I am also CCRN and CEN. Gordon, MBA, MSN, RN. I leave most of mine off, except for when I feel they are needed to establish my qualifications. For example: RN, BSN, CCRN, Nurses who are academic educators list their academic degrees first followed by licensure and then certifications. But also is the BBA in a specific topic? If using only the title Dr, the associated press usually connect that with an MD, DO, DDS. How do I include my EMT? The choice to follow your highest degree by another, such as BSN, is personal. A second-edition book she authored, "The Nurse Manager's Guide to Innovative Staffing," won third place in the leadership category for the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards 2017. Clarification first before I respond: Your LVN is Licensed Vocational Nurse? How would I list my credentials? We have seen both MSN and MSN Ed used. yes, you can list both. Thank you. I am an RN about to complete my BSN in 5 wks and am certified in inpatient OB (RNC-OB). For those getting doctoral degrees, you need to write out PhD Student or PhD Candidate, not PhD(c). Would it read: Susie Smith MSN RN CNL? Which is correct? Also is this important spcecialty recognized as being Advanced Practice? Multiple nursing certifications may be listed in the The preferred order of credentials for all nurses, regardless of employment setting, is as follows: So, why this order? I have actually seen someone put PhD ABD on a resume! Therefore […] Meaning, I will be graduating with an MSN and all the requirements to get my PNP certifications after taking my boards. As an example, you would write down Jane Smith, BSN. Also, be sure to wait until your FNP certification is official before listing is in your credentials. I live in California. Yes! Specializing post cardiac surgery recovery and hemodynamics. Should I list credentials as MSN, M.Ed, RN? That would be another thing I would ask them. My licensing is LVN and RN. HI there. One would need to use the credential initials the equal the degree that was conferred. To date, only a handful of states have 100% adoption of the recommended changes. Thanks! If so, go with what your state board requires for noting your NP. The Universities will tell you that is not okay, and that is not a degree that they confer. In my case, it is my PhD. They are usually written without periods within the credentials … Hello Jennifer, I am a certified Case Manager (CM) through ANCC. I have a BSc in Business and Finance, a BSc in Nursing, MSc in Family Nurse Practitioner and the ANCC certification FNP-BC. I understand registered nurse, bachelors of business administration but am unsure about the others. We have all seen multiple streams of initials after nurses’ names. Is it RN BSN or BSN RN?”. S. Jones, DNP, APRN, FNP-c is this correct? The RN-BC is a specific credential from the ANCC. We all should be proud of who we are and where we are in our own stages as professional nurses. Should I leave it off and just use MS. I have MSN, my concentration was in leadership and management. I do not understand the desire for listing an alphabet soup list of titles, achievements, certifications, licenses, etc, after one’s name. Can you list the Virginia Henderson Fellow as the many Academy Fellows do in your credentials? So, MS, BSN, RN. I’ve seen BS, BS(N), and BScN. Nursing is a noble profession that requires dedication to patients and humanity. A nurse’s credentials are comma-separated from the person’s name and from each other (e.g. Thank you for your interest. If you have only an associate's degree you would write Jane Smith, ASN. BSN, RN, CCRN. If you maintain your EMT and it is pertinent to what you do, leave it and place it after the RN-BC. Please help, not sure what to list and in what order. You will always note your certifications on your resume in a certification section, which is where you will show all of them. Educational degrees are the most important because they are permanent. A lot of newly minted BSN nurses are in your shoes, wondering how to write their RN BSN signature properly. Once you earn them, they stay with you throughout your professional life.If you’ve earned a non-nursing degree, that is usually not included unless it’s directly related to your nursing job somehow. Hold current Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licenses (APRN-CNP, APRN-CNS, or APRN-CNM) in the state; MS Master of Science (listed on diploma, on transcript it has Plan: Nursing Education or MSN/Ed: Master of Science in Nursing Education 2009, AAS: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing 2002. Don’t worry, we are here to help. Is it ok to list name,RN-(BSN)? Use the abbreviation as you would with a master’s degree. First of all.. thank you for this write up. Multiple nursing certifications may be listed in the I am currently in my last class for my Masters so I will then have MSN, RN-BC after my name however, again, what about my CM? You would noted your credentials as: BSN, RN-BC, CMSRN. I seems if I listed as just MSN it would be implied that this would be as part of my ACNP (and I do work as adjunct faculty so I feel it’s important to list. I agree, it is not easy to note what your certification is in in this case by quick glance. However, I am unclear how to include a Post Master’s Certificate (nursing Education) as my highest level of education. I see a lot of my colleagues display their credential al sort of ways. I want to know how to list my credentials. I see doctoral prepared nurses that list their title “Dr. Do not use periods in the acronyms. or DNP, BS, APRN, FNP-BC? Joyce Ellis, a graduate of Chamberlain’s RN to BSN Online Degree Completion Option agrees with this thinking. Can you clarify to whom you are referring? If you have degrees and licenses from different fields, it might matter too. MSN, BSN. (I explain why shortly.). Health coach. I’ve always been told that you list in the order you received the degrees. Many Thanks! Good question, and I think I should write up a whole blog on this topic alone. I have a rather unique circumstance and would welcome your input! Hello, I have an MBA, BSN, RN PHN. Therefore, how should my name be listed? Nursing credentials and certifications are the various credentials and certifications that a person must have to practice nursing legally. Erica, you will note your masters degree first, is it in nursing? Thanks! It’s really gotten out of hand, like a competition and the patient could care less as long as getting the best care. Do I list only RN, since I am not certified or working as an NP yet, or do I list NP as I’ve graduated from a program? I am about to graduate with my BSN but I am also a paramedic with not only my state but with the national registry (NRP). Possibilities include elder care challenges, patient safety and ethics, mental health treatment and regulations in the U.S., and nursing shortages and possible solutions. Hello everyone. There are no official regulations on how to write your RN BSN signature. According to Mensik’s article, the highest degree goes first, followed by your RN licensure. RN, JD, MSN? I am assuming you are certified in only one area as an NP? It appears I’ve been incorrect in how I’ve listed my credentials so I appreciate the reasoning behind the order. According to the article, she earned a PhD but teaches in a DNP program. If you have a doctorate and a master’s degree, omit your baccalaureate degree. Yes, a lot of work has gone into where someone has gotten to, but one doesn’t get to use credentials they have not fully earned as noted on the official university transcript. Complex chronic illness nurse. Meaning, that your terminal degree – whether it be BSN, MSN, DNP or PhD – is what people need to know first about you as a nurse. What is the appropriate title to use for resume/cover letters/etc.? How should I list my credentials. “The first time I wrote BSN, RN, CDE was amazing. One lists a PhD only after graduation, meaning until that time you would use your master’s degree credentials, not candidacy as in PhD (c). The strictly correct way, according to etiquette experts, is like this: Jay Doe, BSN, RN. Would my credentials: be Name, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC or Name, DNP, ARNP, CPNP-PC? I’ve been informed of my wrongness and respectfully decline to change my order. So, my credentials will be listed as: Hello! Based on your credentials NEA-BC, people will know what you are certified in. Other than MSN, is there any initials I can use related to the FNP? I recently obtained my PCCN and also have an RN and BSN. 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