Please ensure you hold current RN registration in Alberta or a
Canadian jurisdiction, have practised at least 4,500 RN hours
satisfactory to the registrar, and meet one of the following
You hold RN registration with CARNA and have
completed an approved nurse practitioner education program in
You have completed a recognized Canadian nurse
You have completed an NP program
outside of Canada and the Registration Committee has approved
your application for NP registration with the requirment to
write the registration exam for your stream of practice.
You have been approved to add a stream of practice by the
CARNA Registration Committee and have completed the requirements
as set out by the Committee.
with a professionally-recognized diagnosis of a disability,
impairment, condition or disorder may request for custom
Exams by stream of practice
NP exams vary based on the stream of practice to which you are
applying. Each exam provider has its own process.