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Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARN / CARN-AP): Review for Certification

Review for Certification: CARN (Basic) & CARN-AP (Advanced Practice)

November 4, 2021 - Via Live Webcast
May 9, 2022 - Via Live Webcast

This certification review course will prepare the participant for the Certified Addictions Registered Nurse certification exam. This includes both the Basic and Advanced Practice Certification exam.


  • The CARN and CARN-AP Certification Exams
  • Theoretical Framework for Addictions: Theories for Addictions and Counseling Education
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Addictions
  • Pregnancy and Addiction
  • Professional Issues

8:00 a.m.–5:15 p.m.


Certified Addictions Registered Nurse: Review for Certification CARN (Basic) & CARN-AP (Advanced Practice)

$199 Tuition Includes:

  • Comprehensive Program Book with all handouts.
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Contact Hour Certificate

Combine 2 Courses & Save! - Both for $449.00

May 13, 2019
Certified Addictions Registered Nurse: Review for Certification CARN (Basic) & CARN-AP (Advanced Practice)
Live In Person or Via Live Webcast

May 14–15, 2019
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Advanced Practice: Review for Certification (Advanced Practice)
Live In Person or Via Live Webcast

Hotel and Travel Info

This course will be held at Drexel in Center City Philadelphia, NOT on Drexel's main campus

Three Parkway Building, 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Discounted Hotel Rates - Drexel University has discounted rates with hotels in Philadelphia. Please visit our list of Hotels with Drexel University Discount Rates. Please note: discount rates based on availability.

Map of Preferred Hotels of Drexel University

Hotels with Drexel Discounted Rate within walking Distance

Embassy Suites - 0.1 mile/5 minutes
Windsor Suites - 0.3 miles/7 minutes
Hampton Inn - 0.3 miles/6 minutes
Hilton Garden Inn - 0.3 miles/6 minutes
Home2 Suites - 0.5 miles/10 minutes
Sonesta - 0.6 miles/13 minutes
Loews Hotel - 0.6 miles/13 minutes
Union League - 0.6 miles/12 minutes
Club Quarters - 0.6 miles/ 13 minutes

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Directions to Drexel's Center City Campus


Rundio holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and a DNP from Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA. He is certified by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center as an acute care nurse practitioner, an adult health nurse practitioner, a clinical specialist in adult health, and as a Nurse Executive, Advanced. He is also certified as an advanced practice nurse in the field of addictions by the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA). Rundio is credentialed as a licensed nursing home administrator (LNHA) and also holds certification as an assisted living facility administrator (CALA) in New Jersey. He is a licensed certified alcohol and drug counselor (LCADC) in New Jersey. Rundio is the co-author of the Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual published by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in March, 2010. He is the author of the book: The Doctor of Nursing Practice: The Nurse Executive Role for Wolters Kluwer Lippincott. He is also the author of the book titled: Basic Budgeting Concepts for New Nurse Managers for Sigma Theta Tau Publications.


To enable the nurse to demonstrate competence through success on the CARN exam and/or CARN-AP exam.

Target Audience:
Registered nurses interested in addictions certification.

Overall program objective:
Discuss key topics which are examined during the Certified Addictions Registered Nurse certification exam.

Contact hours: 7.5 Contact Hours

Accreditation statement:

Drexel University (DREXEL) College of Nursing and Health Professions, Division of Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP13661 for 7.5 contact hours.

Disclosure statement:
All planners and presenters at nursing continuing education activities are required to disclose to the audience any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services. Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials.

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