SDNP DCNP National Exam Certification Review Course Flashcards and Practice Test Questions

The SDNP is excited to offer the DCNP National Exam Certification Review Course practice test questions and virtual flashcards! Learn the “need to know” information to be focused & prepared to pass the DCNP examination – all on your own time from the comfort of your home!

The DCNP National Exam Certification Review Course 3rd Edition was held April 25 and 26 during the 2024 National Conference.  Soon we will release an online Review Course3rd Edition,  which will provide a comprehensive overview of the delineated examination focus areas identified by the DCNPB. CE will be available for the DCNP National Exam Certification Review Course.

Flashcard Technology

We offer over 250 virtual flashcard via Brainscape.  Brainscape is a web and mobile app study platform that uses a “smart flashcards” algorithm rooted in cognitive science. SDNP is thrilled to offer our flashcards on this platform, so you can optimize smart technology to study the Certification Review Course, as well as create your own flashcards.

Additionally, the purchase of flashcards includes the virtual practice questions to strengthen your knowledge and assist you in the art of “dissecting” examination questions to uncover the correct answer!

  Member Non-member
Flashcards & Practice Test Questions $150 $200


Purchase the Certification Review Course Materials

Your personal link to access the flashcards will be emailed to you within two (2) business days from purchase.  Access can be redeemed either by Web or Mobile  – your preference! Once redeemed, neither the web nor mobile app will ever “time out” and everything you do synchronizes between platforms, so you can pick up where you left off.

What is the Dermatology Certification Exam?
The Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination nationally accredited examination administered by the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Certification Board (DNPCB). The exam is designed to measure the nurse practitioner’s ability to assess and diagnose acute and chronic dermatological conditions that occur across the life span. National certification is a recognized measure of competence in one’s specialty area and serves as recognition of expertise in the specialty practice of dermatology.

Who is Eligible for the Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam?
To be eligible to sit for the Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner (DCNP) exam, candidates must meet the following requirements, as delineated by the DCNPB:

  • Masters or Doctoral degree in nursing
  • Current NP state licensure
  • National certification as a NP
  • Minimum of 3,000 hours of recent dermatology NP practice (within the last 3 years) with current practice in dermatology (hours obtained from a formal dermatology NP academic program count towards the 3,000 hours).
  • For more information on eligibility criteria, please visit:

Will the Review Course be offered In Person?
The DCNP National Exam Certification Review Course will be offered in-person at the SDNP 2025 National Conference taking place April 30 - May 3 in Indian Wells, CA.

Will CEU or Contact Hours be Offered?
CE will be available for the DCNP National Exam Certification Review Course.

Chair: Peggy Vernon, RN, MA, C-PNP, DCNP, FAANP
Kathleen Haycraft, DNP, FNP-BC, DCNP, FAANP
Diane Hanna, DNP, DCNP, FAANP
Lakshi Aldredge, MSN, ANP-BC, DCNP, FAANP


Target Audience
This activity is designed to educate dermatology nurse practitioners on the latest developments, insights, trends, and practice guidelines in dermatology that NPs need to know in order to advance their skills and improve their practices.

Learning Objectives
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify content areas for further study to successfully pass the certification exam prepared by the DNPCB.
  • Demonstrate fundamental concepts of knowledge to successfully pass the certification exam prepared by the DNPCB.
  • Integrate evidence-based differential diagnoses, diagnostics, and therapeutic options for dermatological conditions into daily patient care as a Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner.

Activity Goal
This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies:
Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning, Interprofessional Communication, Professionalism, Employ Evidence-based practice.

This activity is being provided independent of industry support.

The accredited provider verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process. The accredited provider does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.

The accredited provider adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations. - All employees in control of content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

The following participants have No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose: Diane Hanna, DNP, DCNP, FAANP; Kathleen Haycraft, DNP, FNP/PNP-BC, DCNP, FAANP; Peggy Vernon, RN, MA, CPNP-PC, DCNP, FAANP

Relevant Financial Relationships




Commercial Interest





AbbVie, Lilly, Regeneron, Sanofi, Sun Pharma, UBC, Incyte, Arcutis, Bristol Myers Squibb, Dermavant


Speaker's Bureaus, Advisor, Consultant


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by CineMed and the Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CineMed designates this enduring material for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity provides 14 contact hours for nurses.

Other Healthcare Professionals
All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consult your professional licensing board.

Certificates: To claim CME/CE credits, learners must first view all the recorded presentations.
Once all presentations have been viewed, learners are will be required to answer a series of assessment questions as part of the Credit Submission Form using the URL provided after purchase.