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CNLCP, AANLCP

Certified Nurse Life Care Planners CNLCP® Certification Board


Examination(s)
Certification Examination for Nurse Life Care Planners 
Recertification
Recertification Guidelines
CNLCP Website
http://www.cnlcp.org
Certification Examination for Nurse Life Care Planners
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
(Starting January 1, 2017)
On an as-needed basis through PSI
Eligibility
Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria at the time of application:
  1. Provision of proof of valid Registered Nurse licensure, or its equivalent in other countries, for at least the prior three (3) years immediately preceding application. The license must be active, without any restrictions and a current copy of the license must be submitted with the Candidate's application

  2. Verification of a minimum of two (2) years fulltime paid professional experience in a role (e.g., life care planning, community based case management, medical cost projections, Medicare set-aside allocations, lifetime nurse care planning, community based rehabilitation nursing, public health nursing, community based legal nurse consulting) that utilizes the nursing process in assessing and determining an individual’s long term/lifetime treatment needs and costs, across the continuum of care.
Candidates meeting criteria A and B above must also meet one of the following eligibility 'Routes' pertaining to education and relevant experience:

     Route 1    Completion of 120 continuing education units* relating to life care planning or in equivalent areas (see the Content Outline depicted on pages 15- 20) that can be applied to the development of a life care plan, or pertain to the service delivery applicable to life care planning, within the five (5) years immediately preceding application.

    * There must be a minimum of 8 hours specific to a basic orientation,
    methodology, and standards of practice relevant to the nurse life care
    planning process contained within the continuing education curriculum.


    Route 2    Verification* of two (2) years life care planning experience,
    or a variant thereof
(e.g., lifetime nurse care planning, etc.), that incorporates the nursing process and skill set inherent to the assessment and determination of treatment needs and their respective costs, across the continuum of care, within the past five years immediately preceding the application.

    *Verification must be authenticated by an employer or a minimum of two
    referral sources.


Checklist for CNLCP® Initial Certification Application submission shall include the following:
  • A completed Application for the CNLCP® Examination
  • A copy of a current, unrestricted, RN license or computer generated document from the Candidate’s State Board of Nursing demonstrating active licensure without restrictions
  • The Candidate’s resume or curriculum vitae
  • Route 2 Verification, indicative of two (2) years fulltime, paid, professional work experience in the field of life care planning or a variant thereof, as described above
  • Full payment of the current required fee(s)
It should be noted that if ambiguity exists in terms of pathway interpretation/qualification, a final decision will be made by the CNLCP® Certification Board Application Committee, consisting of the Certification Board Chairman, Certification Board Co-Chairman and the Certification Board Secretary.
Fee(s)
AANLCP Members $425.00
Non-AANLCP Members $525.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Certification Examination for Nurse Life Care Planners

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Recertification Guidelines
For more information, please refer to the downloaded packet below:
Application for Guidelines and Application for Certified Nurse Life Care Planners Recertification by Continuing Education
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