ACNPC — Certification for Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioners
ACNPC is an entry-level advanced practice certification that was granted to nurses educated as acute care nurse practitioners (ACNPs) to provide advanced nursing care across the continuum of healthcare services to meet the specialized needs of adult patients with complex acute and/or chronic health conditions.
The ACNPC is available as a renewal option only. The Consensus Model-based ACNPC-AG exam is available for those educated as adult-gerontology acute care NPs.
Certification by Endorsement
ACNPC Certification by Endorsement is for nurses currently certified by ANCC with the ACNP-BC credential who wish to obtain AACN’s certification for adult acute care nurse practitioners, ACNPC.