2017 NPD Certification Preparation Practice Exam I
2017 NPD Certification Preparation Practice Exam I

ANPD Members: $50
Non-members: $75

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**THIS IS NOT A BOOK—TESTS ARE IN THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER**  

Instructors: Bette Case Di Leonardi, PhD, RN-BC, Jan Hodges, MSN, RN-BC, Stacey O’Brien, MSN, RN

Target Audience: RNs: NPD Practitioners

Description: The NPD Certification Practice Exams offered by ANPD are designed to give the participant an idea of the types of questions that may be encountered on the NPD Certification Exam. These are not actual test questions, nor have they been psychometrically tested. They do, however, align with the June 2017 NPD Board Certification Test Content Outline. Each test item provides feedback about the testing domain, the rationale, and a reference for the content of the question to serve as a study aide. The tests are not designed to be the sole source of study but may help identify areas of strength and weakness. Success on these exams does not guarantee success on the NPD Certification Exam.

Desired OutcomeParticipants will successfully obtain NPD certification.

Continuing Education: The Association for Nursing Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours:  1.0

Expiration Date:  October 26, 2020

Successful completion:

  • Complete practice exam
  • Complete on-line course evaluation and attestation of completion

Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity.

For further information email info@anpd.org or call 312-321-5135


NOTE: The NPD Certification process, including the examination, is administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). For further information about certification in NPD, visit the ANCC Certification Center at: http://www.nursecredentialing.org/certification.aspx    

The NPD Certification Practice Exams offered by ANPD are designed to give the participant an idea of the types of questions that may be encountered on the NPD Certification Exam. These are not actual test questions, nor have they been psychometrically tested. They do, however, align with the NPD Board Certification Test Content Outline available at http://nursecredentialing.org/Exam24-TCO-June2017. Each test item provides feedback about the testing domain, the rationale, and a reference for the content of the question to serve as a study aide. The tests are not designed to be the sole source of study but may help identify areas of strength and weakness.

Each test consists of 50 unique items developed by NPD subject matter experts and reviewed by NPD subject matter experts for clarity and accuracy.  Each test may be purchased separately or all three may be purchased at a discounted price. Each test may be accessed only once per purchase but may be purchased multiple times.

Disclaimers:

  • Purchase or use of this product does not guarantee that you will pass the NPD Board Certification Exam.
  • These test items represent the types of questions that may be encountered on the NPD Board Certification Exam. They are not actual questions used on the exam.
  • These test items have been reviewed by expert test item writers but have not been psychometrically tested for validity or reliability.
  • These practice exams are not intended to predict performance on the certification exam. They may, however, help identify areas of strength and weakness.

References used in test development:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center. (n.d.). ANCC accreditation. Retrieved from http://www.nursecredentialing.org/Accreditation
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center. (n.d.). Nursing professional development. Retrieved from http://www.nursecredentialing.org/NursingProfessionalDevelopment
  • Dickerson, P. (Ed.). (2017). Core curriculum for nursing professional development (5th ed.). Chicago, IL: Association for Nursing Professional Development
  • Case Di Leonardi, B. (2014). Getting started in nursing professional development (4th ed.). Chicago, IL: Association for Nursing Professional Development.
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (n.d.). Guidance for performing failure mode and effects analysis with performance improvement projects. Retrieved from https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/QAPI/downloads/GuidanceForFMEA.pdf
  • Harper, M. G. (Ed.). (2016). Nursing professional development quick guide series (booklets 1 – 6). Chicago, IL: Association for Nursing Professional Development.
  • Harper, M. G., & Maloney, P. (Eds.). (2016). Nursing professional development: Scope and standards of practice (3rd ed.). Chicago, IL: Association for Nursing Professional Development.
  • Smith, C. M., & Harper, M. G. (Eds.). (2016). Leadership in nursing professional development: An organizational and system focus. Chicago, IL: Association for Nursing Professional Development.