Registration is now being accepted for a new online review program that

prepares family and adult nurse practitioners for the national

certification exam. The program, called the Advanced Practice Nursing

(APN) Certification, Licensure, Evaluation and Review (CLER), was

developed by nurses and other clinical experts on behalf of Western

University of Health Sciences (WesternU) to provide a personalized,

interactive exam preparation course for nurse practitioners.

Through the program, enrollees get three months of unlimited access to a

Web site containing a preliminary exam, self-paced curriculum, review

exercises and a final practice test. Links to relevant medical and health

care resources on the Web are integrated throughout the review modules.

The APN review course was designed to prepare nurse practitioners for the

Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam. It was created to

offer the convenience of self-paced instruction with the guidance and

support usually available only through classroom-based review courses. The

program includes 18 exam review modules and features cutting-edge learning

and audiovisual presentation through the use of RealMedia technology.

“”WesternU has been a leader nationwide since 1997 in Internet-based

nursing education,”” said Karen Hanford, MSN, FNP, PA-C, dean of WesternU’s

College of Graduate Nursing. “”Through the CLER program we’ve expanded our

outreach to not only include nurse professionals seeking continuing

education, but also nurse professionals seeking certification or


For more information, or to enroll in the program, visit the site’s public

area at The enrollment fee for first-time users of the

APN CLER is $295 for a three-month period. Additional information can also

be obtained by calling (909) 469-5617.