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PNCB Represents PNPs at International Council of Nurses (ICN)

During August 18-20, 2014, PNCB represented U.S. PNPs at the 8th ICN International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network Conference in Finland attended by 740 advanced practice nurses from 40 countries. PNCB presented the history and current status of the U.S. PNP workforce as well as implications for the future. Learn more>>

Board of Directors Vacancy

Read about the new opportunity to serve as the CPNP-PC Member-At-Large and apply by September 1. Learn more>>

2015 PNCB Awards Now Open

Apply or nominate a colleague for the 2015 CPN Certification Advocate Award and 2015 Kelly Reed Advanced Practice Community Impact Award by September 15, 2014. Recipients receive a $1,000 honorarium.

New Free CE Module

Anyone can earn contact hours with PNCB's online modules. Now available at no cost: Keep it Simple Using Literacy Principles to Create Effective Parenting Education Materials.

Certified Nurses Are Everywhere!

PNCB has joined with other certifying organizations to launch the national public awareness campaign Certified Nurses are Everywhere! Read the press release>> Learn more and see the ads>>

Recertification Policy Updates

You spoke, and we're listening. Please take a moment to read about important changes for CPNs and CPNPs. Click here to review.