Welcome to the Association of Neurovascular Clinicians!

The Association of Neurovascular Clinicians (ANVC) is a Magnet recognized organization of stroke professionals dedicated to improving quality and access to acute stroke care. The organization was formed to meet the needs of interdisciplinary health professionals engaged in the care of stroke patients, and is the only stroke-specific professional membership organization in the world. READ MORE


Certification Programs

Professional Certification in Acute Neurovascular Care Certification programs enable recognition of clinician attainment of knowledge and skills that promote excellence in patients care and safety. ANVC’s magnet recognized certification programs provide basic nursing and advanced practice clinicians with the opportunity to showcase their expertise in acute neurovascular practice. All certification examinations and resources are published in English only. Certification examination fees are offered at a discounted price to ANVC members.


The Neurovascular Registered Nurse board certification examination is the only certification for registered nurses that focuses exclusively on acute neurovascular care. LEARN MORE


The Advanced Neurovascular Practitioner board certified examination is the premier certification in acute neurovascular clinical practice for non-physician, advanced practice clinicians. LEARN MORE


The ASC-BC board certification examination is the only certification for stroke coordinators that recognizes the unique and essential contributions of a stroke coordinator. LEARN MORE

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Current News

Upcoming ASC review course & Exam

Atlanta, GA - Nov 18/19 | Sign Up Here

ANVC ConnECT - August 13

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Upcoming NVRN review course

San Jose, CA - Oct 5/6 | Sign Up Here

Upcoming NVRN review course

Hershey, PA - Oct 25/26 | Sign Up Here

Upcoming ANVP review course & Exam

Atlanta, GA - Nov 19 | Sign Up Here

Upcoming ANVP review course & Exam

United Kingdom - Dec 10 | Sign Up Here

Stroke Awareness Month

National Stroke Awareness Month is here! | Read More

ANVC Membership social

Come join us for drinks and hors d'oeuvres on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:30pm during ISC. | Read More

ANVC Annual Update 2018

On behalf of the ANVC Board of Directors, I’m writing to share with you some exciting news about our organization. | Read More

Please congratulate Australia's FIRST NVRN board certified nurses!

These nurses became the first ever NVRN-certified nurses in Australia in the summer — wait, it was winter there, let's just call it August — of 2017. | Read More