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Certification

CDWS Dialysis Water Specialist
offered since 2015

Application Procedure
Download the Handbook, which contains the Application, click here

Eligibility

  • A high school diploma or equivalent and 3 years of experience specific to dialysis water
    OR
    Associates Degree/some college and 2 years of experience specific to dialysis water
    OR
    Baccalaureate degree or higher or a healthcare credential (e.g., nursing, physician assistant, pharmacist) and 1 year of experience specific to dialysis water
    OR
    Current certification in NNCO CCNT or CBNT and 1 year of experience specific to dialysis water
  • Completion and filing of an application

Fees
Certification: $275.00
Certification Certificate (first e-Certificate is free)

Duplicate Score Report: $25.00, click here

Scheduling Your Exam
Go to the testing service, click here, select “Locate” in the left column, and use:
Test Sponsor: Professional Testing Corporation
Program Name: National Nephrology Certification Organization
For additional information check the testing service’s FAQs, click here

Preparing for the Exam
Core Curriculum click here
NANT Study Materials click here

Report of Results
See page 12 of the Handbook

NOTE
Please consult the NNCO examination handbooks for all additional certification and examination information, such as the purpose of certification, special needs requests, and the rules for examination.

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