The process by which an agency of the government grants permission to persons to engage in a given profession or occupation by certifying that those licensed have attained a minimum degree of competency necessary to ensure that the public health, safety and welfare will be reasonably well protected.
National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing Specialties
National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners/Nurses
ANCC Facts: Requirements Certification valid for five years Sylvan Learning Center test site 500 hours of supervised practice Preparation as NP in MSN or post-MSN program Copy of official transcript Completed application and fee 1-800-234-2378 www. nursing world.org.ancc Active registered nurse license Master’s Degree in Nursing