For examination site information, contact:
Due to the ongoing pandemic, there are changes to the exam schedule. For 2021, CBT will be available year-round (not just in April and September). C-NET is accepting applications at any time and will extend permits past the 90 days if requested at no extra charge.
Go to www.cnetnurse.com for a current list of sites.*
*Note: New test locations are being added all the time. If you do not see a location near you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your zip code to inquire about the locations closest to you.
|SUNA Member Fee||Nonmember Fee|
|RN/Associate One-Time Retake Fee||$195||$270|
|Nurse Practitioner One-Time Retake Fee||$220||$295|
Special Test Site Information and Application
CBUNA works with the Center for Nursing Education and Testing (C-NET®) to offer certification examination. Click here to go to the Special Test Site section of the C-NET website, which contains a list of frequently asked questions that explains the process of creating a temporary exam site, as well as room set-up guidelines and the Special Test Site application for submission to C-NET.
Period of Certification
Certification will be valid for 3 years and renewal is available either by retaking the written exam or submitting a minimum of 36 urologic-specific continuing education contact hours. The hours must be earned in the last 3 years and must be specific to urology. All certifications will expire as of December 31 (common expiration date) of the year you are due to recertify.
- Download the Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Guidelines and Application [Word]
- Download the Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Guidelines and Application [PDF]
- Download the Paper & Pencil Exam Guidelines and Application [Word]
- Download the Paper & Pencil Exam Guidelines and Application [PDF]
Passing Scores for Certification Examinations
Certified Urologic Associate (CUA) ~ As of October 2013, the passing score for the CBUNA Associate exam was determined and set at 72% by using the Angoff Procedure.
Certified Urologic Registered Nurse (CURN®) ~ As of October 2018, the passing score for the CBUNA Registered Nurse exam was determined and set at 70% by using the Angoff Procedure.
Certified Urologic Nurse Practitioner (CUNP®) ~ As of October 2017, the passing score for the CBUNA Nurse Practitioner exam was determined and set at 72% by using the Angoff Procedure.
Take advantage of the Jan Le Bouton CBUNA Certification Scholarship! The recipient of this scholarship receives a stipend to cover the cost of the CBUNA Certification Examination, a copy of the CBUNA Examination Preparation Guide, as well as complimentary registration to the SUNA uroLogic Conference that year. Click here for eligibility criteria and application instructions.