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.

AANPCP News & Information

2017 Commissioner Elections open Oct. 16th. Vote to win your next Recert fee.


October 2016 - Commissioner Elections are held annually in October via secure electronic voting format. Certificants will soon receive electronic notification from Certification@AANPCERT.ORG with instructions for voting...   Read More

AANPCP Update on the Emergency NP Certification by Examination:


September 2016 - We are pleased to announce that the Emergency NP Specialty Certification Handbook is now available...   Read More

August 15th, 2016 - Adult NP Certification Exam Application Deadline


August 2016 - Applications for the Adult Nurse Practitioner certification exam must be submitted by Monday, August...   Read More

Add the AANPCP and PSI Email addresses to your Safe Sender List


July 2016 - To ensure receipt of emails from AANPCP and PSI to your inbox, please add...   Read More

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