To protect those we serve, the CNLCP® Certification Board adheres to policies and guidelines to maintain control and consistency in decision-making, auditing, confidentiality, representation and compliance.
Should the candidate be deemed ineligible, he/she may appeal that decision by contacting the CNLCP® Certification Board in writing within 30 days and provide the grounds for the appeal and any supporting documentation. The information will be reviewed by the CNLCP® Certification Board and a decision on eligibility determined. The decision of the CNLCP® Certification Board is final.Renewal candidates are randomly selected by the testing corporation for audit twice a year. Candidates selected for audit are sent a letter by the testing corporation notifying of them to submit documentation supporting their continuing education and/or points of credit. The testing corporation is notified upon audit verification to release the renewal documents.
Upon request from the individuals and/or the public, the CNLCP® Certification Board will verify the initial certification of a candidate as well as the date of renewal. Any disciplinary action will also be disclosed if a suspension and/or revocation of the CNLCP® designation has been imposed.
The CNLCP® Certification Board will investigate allegations concerning alleged misconduct by certified nurses or others applying for certification. Reports of alleged misconducts must be in writing, signed and sent by certified mail to the CNLCP® Certification Board within 120 days of the alleged violation(s). Supporting documentation must accompany the complaint.
Complaints can include but are not limited to:
If there is any misrepresentation or noncompliance, the CNLCP® Certification Board will review the allegation and take any one of the following actions:
The Appeals Committee of the Certified Nurse Life Care Planner (CNLCP®) Certification Board provides the appeal mechanism for challenging revocation of Board certification. It is the responsibility of the individual to initiate the appeals process.
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