CNO Nursing Registration Exams Requirement
NP applicants must successfully complete a Council-approved exam in the NP specialty (Adult, Paediatrics, Primary Health Care) to which they are applying. NP-Adult applicants complete the American Nurses Credentialing Center: Adult Nurse Practitioner Examination (ANCC Adult); NP-Paediatrics applicants complete the American Nurses Credentialing Center: Paediatric Nurse Practitioner Examination (ANCC Paediatrics) and NP-Primary Health Care applicants complete the Canadian
Nurse Practitioner Examination:
Family All Ages (CNPE). These exams are all administered in Ontario. In addition, Council has approved additional exams not administered in Ontario that will fulfill the NP registration examination requirement. This report only includes statistics for the NP exams administered in Ontario.
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