Determining nurse practitioner core competencies using a Delphi approach Chan, Tracey Elizabeth PhD, ANP-BC (PhD Student, Assistant Professor, Director) 1,2 ; Lockhart, Joan Such PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN (Professor and Director) 1 ; Schreiber, James B. PhD (Professor) 1 ; Kronk, Rebecca PhD, MSN, CRNP, FAAN, CNE (Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs) 1 Nurse practitioner core competencies require additional nursing education, usually achieved at the graduate level, with a substantial clinical component. 4.1. Nurse practitioner core competencies are the foundation for all areas of nurse practitioner practice, and are applicable across diverse practice settings and client populations. In response to the recommendations of the AACN APRN Clinical Training Task Force, AACN convened the APRN Competency-Based Education for Doctoral-Prepared APRNs Work Group in 2016. A study jointly commissioned by both countries' Regulatory Boards developed information on the core role of the nurse practitioner, to develop shared competency and educational standards. The development of these population-focused competencies involved a national, consensus process that remains in place today and was used with the 2012 population-focused competencies. 4. Core Competencies: Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Pediatric Dentists. As the nurse practitioner role is relatively new in both countries, there is no consistency in role expectation and hence mutual recognition has not yet been applied to nurse practitioners. Reappointment Requirements: To be eligible to renew core privileges as a pediatric nurse practitioner, the applicant must meet the following maintenance of privilege criteria: Current demonstrated competence and an adequate volume of experience, with acceptable results, Core competencies for PNP and dental students in the area of oral health were identified through faculty analysis of students' performances during the ICE experiences using the iPad videotape. Published January 16, 2018. Formatting a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Resume Our experts recommend you start your resume with a resume summary, like the one above. Although no defined number of competencies exist for a profession, the National Task Force on Quality Nurse Practitioner Education (2016) states that the NP curriculum needs to reflect nationally recognized core competencies that include the NONPF NP Core Competencies (NONPF, 2017) and the AACN Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice . There are 7 core competencies associated with the sophisticated practice signed up nurse. 5. Other common sections are Work Experience, Education, and either Skills or Core Competencies. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Competencies and the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Competencies. The AACN Board of Directors approved the final competency document Common Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Doctoral-Level Competencies at its recent meeting.