PMHS Recert is due every 3 years. You recertify as a PMHS between November 1 and January 31 prior to your wallet card expiration date. Download your PDF guide to learn more about Recert, required activities, and how the process works.
Recertification for 2021 starts November 1, 2020 and ends January 31, 2021. You pick the day to recertify during these dates. A late fee is added for applications submitted February 1 - 28.
For full details on your renewal requirements below, see your PMHS Recert Guide.
- Maintain any advanced practice certification (NP or CNS) that was required per PMHS exam eligibility criteria.
- Maintain current, active, unencumbered US or Canadian advanced practice nursing licensure.
- Complete an equivalent of 45 contact hours of pediatric developmental/behavioral/mental health (DBMH), of which 15 contact hours must be pediatric psychopharmacology.
Need Psychopharmacology or other PMHS-related CE?
Explore applicable PNCB Pediatric Updates. We offer one module that is fully 7.5 contact hours of psychopharmacology. Other CE sources for consideration are listed here, some with pediatric psychopharmacology.
Planning to retire? Learn about retiring your credential.
Did your certification lapse? Learn about reinstatement.