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. See updates and FAQs here.

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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Scheduling, Rescheduling, or Withdrawing?

Ready to schedule your exam or need to make changes? Don't forfeit fees. Understand the process, required IDs, and your 90-day testing window policies.

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Your Recert Status

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!

Kylie Arey, CPNP-PC, CPN Northern Kentucky Pediatric Group Wilder, KY
Michael Maymi, CPNP-AC UF Health Gainesville, FL
Amber Lewis, CPN Children's Hospital, New Orleans New Orleans, LA
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