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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To describe each document the advanced practice nurse should have, the purpose and best practices for each, and to highlight the similarities and differences between the documents.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe each document and its main purpose: CV, resume, biosketch.
  2. Discuss key reasons for maintaining an updated set of professional documents to enhance practice and therefore optimize opportunities to impact patient care.
  3. Explain the best practices for completing each section of the documents.
  4. Select the correct document to use in a variety of professional and employment situations.
  5. Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between the documents.
  6. Develop a personal CV, resume, and biosketch that conform to best practice guidelines for each type of document.
Price: $12.95


  • AANP 1.2 CH
  • DC - BON 1.2 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.2 CH

This Activity is approved for 1.2 contact hour (s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID# 20074338. This Activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Test Code: JAANP0920
Published: Sep 2020
Expires: 9/1/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Rodney W. Hicks, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN; Judith A. Berg, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN; Mary Ellen E. Roberts, DNP, APN-c, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN