Application Process

  1. To begin, the applicant must complete the Application Form and meet with their manager and a representative from the NPDP Board or a mentor from System Clinical Education.  Be sure to review the recognized and acceptable certifications for the NPDP Program resources before completing your application.
  2. The manager is responsible for ensuring no disciplinary action exists and to review and approve proposed portfolio and project plans before work begins on the portfolio.
  3. Once the application is accepted, the applicant may begin work on the portfolio, having one year to complete.
  4. The applicant must submit a completed portfolio to the NPDP Board electronically by the first Friday of the month prior to the quarterly sessions:

     Submission Date

     NPDP Board Meeting Date

     March 2, 2018

     March 15, 2018

     June 1, 2018

    June 21, 2018
     September 7, 2018

    September 20, 2018
     December 7, 2018

    December 20, 2018
  5. The NPDP Board will review the portfolio during the next scheduled Board meeting after submission and determine if the requirements have been achieved. 


Fill out the Application