Nurse Portfolio Credentialing Commission (NPCC)

"PREPARING NURSES FOR THE FUTURE"

BENEFITS of the ACGN and the CGN

Evidence of competence and clinical expertise based upon the Scope and Standards of Genetics Clinical Nursing Practice

Recognition of ability to provide geneticc health care by professional collegues and consumers

Pride in accomplishment of advanced practice knowledge and skills in genomic health care

Title and Rights of the ACGN and CGN

The nurses with the ACGN or the CGN credential use these letters after his/her name, degree(s), and license(s). The credential allows the nurse to receive recognition for his/her clinical practice abilities in an appropriate health care setting. Advanced practice nurse licensure by state boards of nursing (or their equivalent) and reimbursement by third party payors (or their equivalent) are governed by laws and statues in effect in the jurisdication(s) of clinical practice