FNP Certifying Associations - American Nurses Credentialing Center

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Maggie Venzke, MSN, FNP-BC
Shelli Mayer, MSN, ANP-BC
Marymount University FNP Program
ANCC Professional Career Day Spring 2013
 American
Nurses
Credentialing Center
ANCC
Certification Video
 American
Academy
of Nurse
Practitioners
Certification
Program
AANPCP
 Pediatric
Nursing
Certification Board
 National
Certification
Corporation (WHNP)
 PNCB
 NCC
Similarities
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Recognized
Active RN license
Computer based
5 year renewal
1000 - 1200 hrs clinical
practice
 75 CEU
 25 pharm Contact Hours
(2014)
Differences
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Exam content
# Questions
ANCC 6 renewal categories
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Double CEU
Academic course
Present
Publish/Research
Precept
Credentials
Fitzgerald Questions
 Virginia
VA BON
 Maryland
MD BON
 DC
DC LICENSE
 DEA
DEA New Applicants
*MUST HAVE STATE RN LICENSE*
NP/MD Practicing & Prescriptive
Authority
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VA
Yes, MD requires Practice
Protocol & Agreement
DC No, MD no written agreement
MD Yes, MD attestation document
with name of collaborator
I – not accepted for medical use
II – high potential for abuse,ordered
in writing, new prescription for
refills (Ritalin, Percodan)
 Schedule III (Fioricet)
 Schedule IV (Xanax) – less potential for
abuse, can order verbally with
5 refills in 6 months
 Schedule V (Robitusson with codeine) – no
limit on refills
 Schedule VI (antibiotics) – not DEA controlled
 Schedule
 Schedule
 VA
8 CEUs every 2 years
 DC
15 CEUs every 2 years
 MD
none
 Virginia
Council of NP
VCNP
 NP
Association of DC
NPADC
 NP
Association of MD
NPAM
 American
Nurses Credentialing Center
ANCC
 American
Association of NPs
AANP
 NP
Associates for Continuing Education NPACE

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