Review the information below to be sure you’re familiar with ONCC’s policies on a variety of issues related to certification.. Click on the policy name to learn the details of a specific policy.
Application Policies – Read ONCC’s policies on application deadline dates, late applications, incomplete applications, and application fees.
Code of Ethics – A Code of Ethics identifies the values, ethical principles, and standards to which professionals aspire and their actions can be judged. Review the obligations of all oncology certified nurses inherent in their professional roles.
Fraudulent Use of ONCC Credentials – Understand the potential consequences to an individual who fraudulently uses an ONCC credential.
Nondiscrimination – Review this policy that prohibits discrimination against ONCC certification candidates.
Refunds – Understand the details related to when and how to request a refund of certification fees.
Reinstatement Policy – Learn how nurses who miss the renewal application deadline date may be able to maintain their certification.
Release of Information – Read this policy to understand the information about certified nurses that can be released to the public, and which information is considered confidential and will not be released.
Renewal of ONCC Certification – Review the details regarding how long certification is valid, how it may be renewed, and options for candidates who are not successful in renewing their certification.
Reporting of Test Results – learn more about how test scores are presented to candidates.
Requests for Verification – Learn what the options are for verifying the certification status of an individual nurse.
Retaking the Test – Understand ONCC’s policies on how many times a candidate may take a certification test, the associated fees, and when the candidate may retest.
Review and Appeals Process – Read this policy to understand how to request a review or appeal of a decision regarding certification.
Sanction of ONCC Certification – Learn the reasons why an individual’s certification may be sanctioned.
Transfers – Review the details related to when and how a transfer to another test date may be requested.