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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.
February 2016 - Hours providing direct patient care while serving as a preceptor at the advanced practice level since 2012 may be claimed by Certificants due to renew on or after January 1st, 2017. The option to claim Preceptor hours as a component... Read More
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January 2016 - The 2016 Handbook is now available online under the Resources Tab. Please take a minute to review the changes to the renewal... Read More
December 2015 - The Certification office will be closed from December 24th through December 27th, 2015 and... 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