American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). This is a national organization representing NPs in all specialties. Visit the main website at: AANP.

AANP National Certification Board (AANPCB).
This is an independent and separately incorporated non-profit organization, established to provide a valid and reliable program for entry-level nurse practitioners to recognize their education, knowledge and professional expertise, as well as a process for validation of an advanced practice nurse's qualifications and knowledge for practice as a nurse practitioner. Visit the main website here
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This is a credentialing agency for nurses and advanced practice nurses that is a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association. Visit the main website at: ANCC
Other Resources
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Resources: DNP Inc.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: CDC

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Advanced Practice Education Associates is an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
AANP Provider #100820