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The following examination has been approved for Ontario NP candidates applying to the College of Nurses of Ontario for the Adult specialty certificate:
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB)
You have up to three attempts to pass this exam.
The first step in applying to write this exam is to go online and apply for a Nurse Practitioner Certificate of Registration. Once you have done this, you can then apply for the exam by:
- Reading the Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators' fact sheet titled, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Exam.
- Completing the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board's disclosure of information form. Please email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating "NP Exam Consent Form" in the subject line of your email.