COVID-19 Announcement - (March 20, 2020)
AANPCB has the utmost concern for the health and safety of the public and our employees, and we are closely following the recommendations regarding COVID-19. To minimize handling of documents and to ensure timely processing, we request electronic submission of applications and documents when possible.
AANPCB Operations. Our office remains open and hours of operation are unchanged (M-F 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM CDT).
PSI Testing Centers. PSI www.psionline.com provides updates on test center closures, flexible rescheduling, and other important information. Candidates need to contact PSI Candidate Support Services to change their testing appointments. Effective March 20th most PSI test centers will be closed through April 13th. During this period, candidates can reschedule up to and including the day of testing at no penalty. In most cases, rescheduling can be done online. If additional assistance is needed, please contact PSI Candidate Support Services at (833) 892-5438.
NP Faculty: Nurse practitioner program graduates, in accordance with the Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs (National Task Force on Quality Nurse Practitioner Education, 2016), must complete a minimum of 500 direct patient care hours. Individual programs will need to determine the extent other educational experiences, such as simulation, meet the remainder of their program requirements. Faculty should confer with their program accreditors regarding proposed changes to the approved curriculum.
NP Candidates: If you are unsure of your program completion or graduation dates, please contact your NP program director or academic dean.