ACCNS-P Certification for Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialists
ACCNS-P® is an entry-level advanced practice Consensus Model-based certification launched in 2013 for clinical nurse specialists educated at the graduate level to provide advanced nursing care across the continuum of healthcare services (from wellness through acute care) to meet the specialized needs of the pediatric patient population.
The ACCNS-AG exam is in alignment with requirements of the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification and Education. To learn more about the Consensus Model, visit the APRN Resources area of this website. Learn about AACN's Pediatric CNS Curriculum Approval Program.
Eligible candidates may apply online or submit a paper application. The ACCNS-P exam fee includes:
• Free access to ACCNS-P Certification Review Course Online
• Free access to Practice ACCNS-P Exam Questions