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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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American Nurses Credentialing Center
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400, Silver Spring
MD 20910-3492


The ANCC Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certification examination is a competency based examination that provides a valid and reliable assessment of the entry-level clinical knowledge and skills of nurse practitioners. This certification aligns with the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification and Education. Once you complete eligibility requirements to take the certification examination and successfully pass the exam, you are awarded the credential: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (PMHNP-BC).

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 5 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

This certification is accredited by NCCA.
Read more about NCCA.

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