Faculty Resource Library

PNCB Supporting Documents

Your Guide to CPNP Certification (PPT)

PNCB Policy for Appeal for Educational Program Review (PDF)

PNCB's Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification and the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (PDF)

NAPNAP Position Statement on Age Parameters for Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Practice

Consensus Model and APRN Model Rules and Regulations

NONPF Statement on Acute Care and Primary Care Certified Nurse Practitioner Practice (2012)

APRN Consensus Model (PDF) completed by the APRN Consensus Work Group and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing APRN Advisory Committee (2008)

FAQs from the LACE group on the APRN Consensus Model (PDF) approved August 2010

NCSBN Model Act (PDF) published by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (2012)

2016 National Task Force Criteria

Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs (PDF) published by the National Task Force on Quality Nurse Practitioner Education (2016)

NP Organizations - Letter to Accrediting Organizations (PDF) in support of the National Task Force criteria (2010)

The Essentials

The Essentials of Master's Education for Advanced Practice Nursing (PDF) published by AACN (2011)

The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice (PDF) published by AACN (2006)

Competency Documents

Practice Doctorate Nurse Practitioner Entry-Level Competencies (PDF) published by NONPF (2006)

Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies (PDF) published by NONPF (Amended 2012)

Population-Focused Nurse Practitioner Competencies (PDF) published by NONPF (2013)

Miscellaneous Documents

The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Current Issues and Clarifying Recommendations (PDF) published by AACN August 2015

Arizona Board of Nursing White Paper on Registered Nurse Practitioner (RNP) Practicing in an Acute Care Setting (PDF) adopted November 2009

The NP Roundtable's Unified Statement on DNP Education, Certification and Titling (PDF) (June 2008)

Philosophy, Conceptual Model, Terminal Competencies for the Education of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PDF) published by AFPNP (Revised 1988)

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