The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) launched an Emergency Nurse Practitioner certification (ENP-C). To begin this process, AANPCB entered into an agreement with the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners (AAENP) to develop a specialty certification examination for eligible nurse practitioners that recognizes their expertise in emergency care. The AANPCB ( and AAENP ( collaboration provides a certification program that aligns with the APRN Consensus Model for specialty nursing practice and meets national accreditation standards.

Responses to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the certification exam are available here.