Credential Awarded: ANP-BC
This is a primary care certification. Once you complete eligibility requirements to take the certification examination and successfully pass the exam, you are awarded the credential: Adult Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (ANP-BC). The National Commission for Certifying Agencies and the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification accredits this ANCC certification.
NOTICE: The last application for this exam will be accepted on December 31, 2014. Eligible applicants may take the exam until the final test administration on December 31, 2015. Applications to renew this certification using professional development activities plus testing (option B or D) will be accepted until December 31, 2014. Eligible applicants may take the exam to renew until the final test administration on December 31, 2015. Beginning January 2015, the credential may be renewed if professional development and practice hour requirements are met.