Application Instruction Guide for Trauma Nurse Specialist (TNS) Examination and Certification
Provide all applicable information requested on all three pages of the application. Missing information on the application will result in a delay of enrollment.
Part I – Application Category Information (Required)
Part II – Applicant Identifying Information
Part III – Education Information
Part IV – Record of Certification or Licensure Information
Individuals certified or licensed in a U.S. jurisdiction, a foreign country or province must state whether or not they have ever held licensure (either temporary or permanent) to practice as an EMS Professional (If applicable).
Part V – Record of Examination
Please complete if you have taken the exam for this profession. Failure to disclose examination attempt may result in denial of your application or other appropriate action.
Part VI – Personal History Information (Disclosure of this information is voluntary)
Part VII – Examination Coding Information (Required)
Part VIII – Child Support Information
Child Support Status - This information is required by law and signing certifies that all information is true and correct. Applications will not be processed unless check boxes are completed.
Part IX – Certifying Statements
The application must be signed and dated by the applicant, certifying that all information is true and correct. The signature of the TNS Course Coordinator is also required.*
THE COMPLETED APPLICATION AND TESTING FEE SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO YOUR TNS COURSE COORDINATOR.
Upon verification of application, you will receive a confirmation letter from Continental Testing Services. The confirmation letter must be taken to the test site along with a government issued photo id such as a driver’s license or state identification card. Please arrive at the test site thirty (30) minutes prior to test time for check-in.
If you need further assistance with this application, please contact Continental Testing Services (CTS) at 1-800-359-1313.
|Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 62761
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