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  American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program Certification Video AANPCP

 Pediatric Nursing Certification Board  National Certification Corporation (WHNP)  PNCB  NCC

Similarities

    Recognized Active RN license Computer based 5 year renewal   1000 - 1200 hrs clinical practice 75 CEU  25 pharm Contact Hours (2014)

Differences

    Exam content # Questions ANCC 6 renewal categories      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    VA Yes, MD requires Practice Protocol & Agreement DC No, MD no written agreement MD Yes, MD attestation document with name of collaborator

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Schedule I

– not accepted for medical use

Schedule 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

 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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