Recertification for 2021 starts November 1, 2020 and ends January 31, 2021. You pick the day to recertify during these dates. You can recertify with a late fee between February 1 - 28, 2021.
Recertification for 2020 ended February 28, 2020. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about your Recert.
Download your PDF guide to learn more about Recert, required activities, and how the process works.
See this short video with tips to get familiar with Recert tools in your portal.
Recert is annual, but over a 7-year period you must complete PNCB Pediatric Updates modules and pharmacology requirements. See your Recert Dashboard to check the status of these 7-year tracking cycle requirements. We suggest you use view your portal's Dashboard and ReCErt Tracker before starting your application.
Planning to retire? Learn about retiring your credential.
Did your certification expire? Learn about reinstatement.
Also hold CPNP-PC certification?
Use the CPNP-AC/PC guide.
- Did you earn initial acute care and primary care CPNP certification within the same year? You start the Dual AC/PC recertification program the year after passing the exams.
- Did you earn a second CPNP certification in a subsequent calendar year? You continue with your current single CPNP recertification program for year in which you passed the second CPNP exam. Your Dual AC/PC recertification program starts the following year.