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Credentialing Pre Qualifying

Are you currently registered with the NMC and in practice?

Yes

No

Sorry, you are not eligible for this credential. You must have live registration with the NMC and be in current practice to apply.


Are you a prescriber with a qualification recorded by the NMC?

Yes

No

Sorry, you are not eligible for this credential. To apply for credentialing you must have prescribing rights and be prescribing in practice.


Have you read the application handbook in full? Which can be found at here

Yes

No

Please make sure you read the handbook for full details on credentialing and to ensure you meet the criteria before applying.


The templates in the appendices are available as Word documents from the credentialing team. Contact credentialing@rcn.org.uk


Do you have a senior colleague or employer who can confirm your current job plan?

Yes

No

Unfortunately you do not meet the pre-qualifying criteria, please see the handbook for more information

Do you have a senior colleague who can provide a clinical reference?

Yes

No

Unfortunately you do not meet the pre-qualifying criteria, see the handbook for more information



Can you confirm that you are not under investigation by the NMC and/or your employer?

Yes

No

Unfortunately you do not meet the pre-qualifying criteria, see the handbook for more information



Do you have a full Msc in advanced practice, or full Masters with a clinical focus?

Yes

No

You can still apply if you don't have a full Master's but are currently working at an advanced level. We have transitional agreements in place until December 2020.

Once you've gained the credential you will not need to complete a full Master's in the future to keep the award. If you are applying under the transitional arrangement you can continue to payment



Great news! You qualify for RCN Credentialing.