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The purpose of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program is to provide a valid and reliable program for entry-level nurse practitioners to recognize their education, knowledge, and professional expertise. AANPCP provides a process for validation of an advanced practice registered nurse's qualifications and knowledge for practice as a primary care nurse practitioner.
September 2016 - We are pleased to announce that the Emergency NP Specialty Certification Handbook is now available... Read More
August 2016 - Applications for the Adult Nurse Practitioner certification exam must be submitted by Monday, August... Read More
July 2016 - To ensure receipt of emails from AANPCP and PSI to your inbox, please add... Read More
June 2016 - A: An official final transcript will have the university insignia, degree completed, and date degree conferred (awarded). Faxed, unsealed, or tampered... Read More
Capital Station, LBJ Building
P.O. Box 12926
Austin, TX 78711-2926
For Overnight Delivery ONLY:
2600 Via Fortuna, Ste 240
Austin, TX 78746
Main (512) 637-0500
Fax (512) 637-0540
E-mail RN license, Unofficial Transcripts, etc. to: Certification@aanpcert.org
E-mail Official Transcripts ONLY to: Transcripts@aanpcert.org
Office Hours: 8:30-4:30 CST