The purpose of the Lifetime Nurse Care Planners (LNCP) certification program is to provide a means to acknowledge professionals for their education, knowledge, and expertise in the field of planning care for individuals for a day, a week, or a lifetime in a variety of settings or situations.


The Lifetime Nurse Care Planner – Certified Certification Board (LNCP-C Certification Board) endorses the concept of voluntary, periodic certification by examination for all lifetime nurse care planners. Certification is one part of a process called credentialing. It focuses specifically on the individual and is an indication of current competence in a specialized area of practice. Certification as a Lifetime Nurse Care Planner is highly valued and provides formal recognition of basic knowledge of lifetime nurse care planning.

For Examination Dates, Application Deadlines, Eligibility Requirements, and Fees, please click on the examination link below.