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.