DCNP: Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner

Dermatology Nursing Certification Board (DNCB)

1120 Route 73, Suite 200

Mount Laurel, NJ 08054


* Current NP State Licensure* Master’s degree in nursing* National certification as a nurse practitioner* Minimum of 3,000 hours of general dermatology practice with current practice in dermatology (hours obtained from a formal dermatology NP academic program count towards the 3,000 hours)
$300 for NP Society members & current DNC’s

$400 for non-NP Society members

$25 late fee for all applications postmarked during the late fee period


DNA Annual MTG:







Exam Date Application


Late Fee



















3 years from the date of passing exam.
To download the application, click HERE.


* Current license as an RN in the United States, its territories, or Canada.
* Minimum of 2 years of plastic surgical nursing experience as an RN.
* Spend at least 50% of practice hours in plastic surgical nursing during 2 of the preceding 5 years.
* Be in compliance with state regulations of the practice of hemodialysis patient-care technicians, if applicable. Applicants must meet the experience requirement (for certification) of the state in which they practice.