Certification


Certification

ANPD Certification Preparation

ANCC NPD Certification Site


Great textbooks for review:

ANCC Nursing Professional Development Review Manual

ANPD Core Curriculum for Nursing Professional Development, 5th Ed.

ANPD Nursing Professional Development: Scope & Standards of Practice, 3rd Ed.

ANA Enterprise Nursing Professional Development Review & Resource Manual, 4th Ed. Nursing Certification Review Manual  ISBN: 978-1-935213-40-6

Nursing Professional Development for Clinical Educators by J. Lockhart


Others included by ANCC updated 05/2017:

A number of authoritative texts, such as those listed, are used to develop this certification examination. 

1. American Nurses Association. Guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements: Development, Interpretation, and Application. 2nd ed. Silver Spring, MD: Nursesbooks.org; 2015. 

2. American Nurses Association. Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice. 3rd ed. Silver Spring, MD: Nursesbooks.org; 2015. 

3. American Nurses Credentialing Center. 2015 ANCC Primary Accreditation Approver Application Manual. Silver Spring, MD: Nursesbooks.org; 2015. 

4. American Nurses Credentialing Center. 2015 ANCC Primary Accreditation Provider Application Manual. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Credentialing Center; 2015. 

5. Avillion AE. The Path to Stress-Free Nursing Professional Development: 50 NoNonsense Solutions to Everyday Challenges. Danvers, MA: HCPro; 2012. 

6. Billings DM, Halstead JA. Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty. 5th ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2016. 

7. Black BP. Professional Nursing: Concepts and Challenges. 7th ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2014. 

8. Bradshaw MJ, Lowenstein AJ. Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions. 7th ed. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers; 2017. 

9. Bruce SL, ed. Core Curriculum for Nursing Professional Development. 4th ed. Pensacola, FL: Association for Nursing Professional Development; 2013. 2 

10.Case Di Leonardi B. Getting Started in Nursing Professional Development: The Staff Education Process. 4th ed. Chicago, IL: Association for Nursing Professional Development; 2014. 

11.Harper MG, Maloney P. Nursing Professional Development: Scope and Standards of Practice. 3rd ed. Chicago, IL: Association for Nursing Professional Development; 2016. 

12.Kelly P, Tazbir J. Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Delmar Cengage Learning; 2014. 

13.Marriner Tomey A. Guide to Nursing Management and Leadership. 8th ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby; 2009. 

14.McGonigle D, Mastrian KG. Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge. 4th ed. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2018. 

15.Melnyk BM, Fineout-Overholt E. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015. 

16.Polit DF, Beck CT. Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2017. 

17.Shaw PL, Elliott C. Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare: Theory, Practice, and Management. 6th ed. Chicago, IL: American Health Information Management Association; 2015. 

18.Smith CM, Harper M. Leadership in Nursing Professional Development: An Organizational and System Focus. Chicago, IL: Association for Nursing Professional Development; 2016. 

19.Wright D. Competency Assessment Field Guide: A Real World Guide for Implementation and Application. Minneapolis, MN: Creative Healthcare Management; 2015. 

20.Wright D. The Ultimate Guide to Competency Assessment in Health Care. 3rd ed. Minneapolis, MN: Creative Healthcare Management; 2005.

 21.Yoder-Wise PS. Leading and Managing in Nursing. 6th ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby; 2015.