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CERTIFICATION PLAN FOR A NURSE PRACTITIONER 1 Certification Plan for a Nurse Practitioner Name: Institution: This study source was downloaded by 100000830604181 from CourseHero.com on 02-17-2022 1... 9:25:01 GMT -06:00 https://www.coursehero.com/file/26135286/Certification-Plan-for-a-Nurse-Practitionerdocx/ CERTIFICATION PLAN FOR A NURSE PRACTITIONER 2 Certification Plan for a Nurse Practitioner American Nurse's Credentialing Center (ANCC) is a certification body for qualified nurses in the United States. It also regulates the providers of nursing education. ANCC also monitors the Magnet Recognition Program which evaluates health institutions based on their nursing excellence (Newhouse, 2013). The body also watches over a program identified as ‘pathway to excellence which helps hospitals to boost the working atmosphere for nurses. It administers examinations for those that intend to come to be certified as qualified nurses. ANCC exams are divided into two pieces; the professional practice which takes 17%, the foundation for advanced practice which comprises 37%, and independent practice which takes 46% (Buppert, 2008). The body has a wide assortment of programs that include mental health, adult mental and psychiatric care among others. The other body that complements ANCC is the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). This paper expounds a plan of how to pass these examination offered by these two bodies. American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) The AANP examination is divided into three parts; the evaluation having 17%, assessment consisting of 36% and diagnosis having 24%. AANP exam is computer-based and encompasses 150 multiple choice questions. The initial 15 questions are pre-test and are not included in the ending score. The exam [Show More]

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