A current, unencumbered U.S. RN or APRN license is required.
An unencumbered license is not currently being subjected to formal discipline by any state board of nursing and has no provisions or conditions that limit the nurse’s practice in any way. Nurses who do not hold an unencumbered license should email AACN at APRNcert@aacn.org.
Candidates must complete a graduate-level advanced practice education program as an adult-gerontology ACNP at a nationally accredited school of nursing. The school’s curriculum must include supervised clinical and didactic coursework consistent with competencies of adult-gerontology ACNP practice.
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