Recertification Application

When applying online, you will need to have the following information at hand:

  1. Your CPAN® and/or CAPA® credential (certification) number (located on your ABPANC wallet identification card)
  2. Your ASPAN membership number if you wish to receive the ASPAN member fee discount (your ASPAN membership must be current to receive the ASPAN member fee discount)
  3. Your RN license number and expiration date
  4. Your credit card information

If you are selected for Audit, you will need to have complete contact information for two individuals who will be contacted to verify you have met the RN Licensure and Clinical Practice Requirement, in addition to the information listed above. Contact information required is name, credentials, title, name of institution, name of unit, address of institution, contact’s phone number and email.

Click here to recertify online.

Recertification Handbook and Forms

Please use the most recent Recertification Handbook listed below:

Recertification Handbook – revised October 2014 (pdf)
Appendix A – Verification of Continuing Education Attendance Form (pdf)
Appendix B – Verification of Presentation/Teaching Activity Form (pdf)
Appendix C – Verification of Author Activity Form (pdf)
Appendix D – Verification of Quality Care Activity Form (pdf)
Appendix E – Verification of Precepting Activity Form (pdf)
Appendix F – Verification of Research Activity Form (pdf)
Appendix G – Verification of Involvement in Professional Organization Form (pdf)
Appendix H – Verification of Legislative Activity Form (pdf)
Appendix I – Verification of Community Service Activity Form (pdf)

Scholarship Application

For additional information about the Recertification program, contact ABPANC at:

475 Riverside Drive, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10115-0089
Phone: (800) 6ABPANC, (622-7262), press 2
Fax: (212) 367-4256