Prescriptive authorityDoes not belong to the nurse license compact.Pending nurse compact legislatureNot Compact must submit endorsement RN applications to obtain a California RN licenseBelongs to nurse licensure compactAccreditationAmerican Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse American Association of Colleges of Nursing (CCNE), Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)and the American Academy ofNurse Practitioners (AANP)
(LACE) CONSIDERATIONS4Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Family Nurse Practitioner certification exams.Practitioners (AANP)(ACEN)CertificationMust pass a national certification examination and complete seven hours of HIV/ AIDS training.Pursue an examination-basedcertificationNurse will need to verify clinical experience and clinical competency in provision of primary care services. Clinical competencywill be verified by both a licensed physician and a licensed nurse practitioner.Certified by either the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse PractitionersFour approved NP certification organizations,including American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, and National Certification Corporation for Obstetric, Gynecological, and Neonatal NursingMay be certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Academy of NursePractitioners Certification Program, Certification Boardfor Urologic Nurses and Associates, Pediatric Nurse Certification Board, and National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing Specialties.May be certified by American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, American Nurses Credentialing Center, National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing Specialties, and Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.Certification in population focus as in Acute Care Adult, Acute Care Pediatric, Acute Care Adult/Gerontology, Adult, Family, Pediatric, Gerontological, Neonatal, Psychiatric/Mental Health, and Women's Health. Specialties not included may be allowed to take a certification exam in that related specialtyExpected to practice at least 250 hours in the advanced practice role anddo at least 30 hours of continuing education and must complete 15 hours ofpharmacotherapeutics APN renewal is dependent on maintaining certification and required to complete 50 hours of continuing educationDoes not enforce continuing education requirements beyond that which is required for renewal of the RN license.Requires continuing educationand active practice; 400 practice hours is the current minimum
(LACE) CONSIDERATIONS5coursework to renew prescriptive authority.
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- Fall '15
- Nursing, Advanced practice nurse, Registered nurse