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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.
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
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
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
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Office Hours: 8:30-4:30 CST