DCNP Examination Grant

Purpose: To support nurse practitioners to take the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination. Multiple grants available.

Criteria: The candidate must:

  1. Hold a current RN license in the US or its territories/Canada or country approved by C-net.
  2. Hold a current NP license or state recognition of NP status. If outside the US, approved license by local state or country.
  3. Have a minimum of 3 years as a Nurse Practitioner in Dermatology with a minimum of 3,000 hours of clinical practice within the past 3 years.
  4. Have collaborative and/or supervised practice with a board-certified dermatologist with whom you are currently practicing.
  5. Hold a Master’s degree in nursing. (Applications of nurse practitioners who do not hold a master’s or higher degree in nursing but who are recognized as nurse practitioners by a state board of nursing will be handled on an individual basis.)
  6. National certification as a nurse practitioner is required and must be maintained.

Submit: The applicant shall submit a completed application.

Award: The recipients will receive payment of the $300 registration fee to take the examination in 2015.

Download the Exam Grant Application (Word)