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AANP Approval Requirements

Last Updated: Thursday, December 16, 2021
Created On: Sunday, December 8, 2019

The AANP advises that certificants are responsible for determining if the:

  • CE provider is accredited.
  • CE is relevant to the NP’s advanced specialty and role.
  • CE is acceptable for national recertification and meets individual SBON re-licensure requirements.

In the AANP Recertification Handbook, page 15, under "CE Accreditation", it is stated as follows:

CE certificates must show clear accreditation by an appropriate authorizing entity...:

American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners (AAENP)

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

American College of Physicians (ACP)

American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

American Medical Association (AMA) in collaboration with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical

Education (ACCME®) of accredited CME activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE)

Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH)

State Medical Associations, State Boards of Nursing, and State Boards of Pharmacy

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