Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)

Earning and maintaining the CPNP-AC credential
AC Exam Updates
Special timelines for the CPNP-AC exam continue to be in effect. Candidates will be provided updated eligibility notification as it becomes available. Thank you for your understanding and patience.  Please contact PNCB at exam@pncb.org with any questions. Press Release: PNCB Announces CPNP-AC Exam Action. See updates and FAQs here. PNCB Statement of Information

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)

The CPNP-AC exam certifies graduates of acute care pediatric nurse practitioner programs. Use the resources below to learn about testing, maintaining certification, verification, and more.

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Stay on top of recertification requirements like PNCB's Pediatric Updates CE modules: check your Recert Dashboard at least twice each year.

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Faces of Certification

PNCB-certified nursing professionals work in a variety of roles and settings throughout the US and beyond. Share your photo today!

Joaquin Adame, CPNP-PC Children's Health Specialty Center Dallas, TX
Heraldine Flores, CPN Baker College Chicago, IL
Joanne Wintersgill, PMHS Cumming Pediatric Group Cumming, GA
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