CPNP-AC Exam Retesting Policies

Effective September 1, 2019 and beyond
TESTING CENTER UPDATES

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AC Exam Updates
Special timelines for the CPNP-AC exam continue to be in effect. Candidates will be provided updated eligibility notification as it becomes available. Thank you for your understanding and patience.  Please contact PNCB at exam@pncb.org with any questions. Press Release: PNCB Announces CPNP-AC Exam Action. See updates and FAQs herePNCB Statement of Information

CPNP-AC Retesting Policies

Unsuccessful Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) exam candidates will follow the retesting policies below beginning September 1, 2019 and beyond.

CPNP-AC exam candidates may test one time only during each testing window.

If it has been more than 12 months since your last exam attempt, the activities described in the below chart must have been completed within the preceding 12 months of your current exam application.

Use this retest documentation form when submitting 15 contact hours per area of weakness after a second and fourth failed exam. 

If you are unsuccessful on the CPNP exam on your 6th attempt or beyond, please contact PNCB at exam@pncb.org for requirements. 

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