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ANCC Volunteer Opportunities

Play a leadership role in one of the largest and most prestigious national credentialing bodies worldwide! ANCC seeks content experts for all certifications through examination and for assessment-based certificate programs. Contribute as a content expert, serve as an item writer for test content, or participate on the standard setting panels to establish the passing criteria.

Content Expert Registry
Register with the Content Expert Registry today and be among the first to learn of new opportunities. Applicants are approved on a rolling basis to fill vacancies and new positions. You choose to accept or decline opportunities. Either way, your registration remains active until you ask to be removed from CER.

US Content Expert Application [pdf]


  • Play a dynamic role in the development of your field of expertise.
  • Enhance your curriculum vitae
  • Collaborate with healthcare colleagues nationwide
  • Earn a reduction in the number of contact hours required to renew ANCC certification
  • Be a leader who shapes the future of all healthcare practitioners

Current Opportunities
Read positions at right, then select your opportunity below. Applicants must be in active practice. To apply download and submit an application.

Opportunity Area of Expertise application to download
Certifications By Examination

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP
Adult-Gerontology CNS
Cardiac-Vascular Nursing
Family NP
Gerontological Nursing
Informatics Nursing
Medical-Surgical Nursing
Nurse Executive
Nurse Executive, Advanced
Nursing Case Management
Pain Management Nursing
Pediatric Nursing
Pediatric Primary Care NP
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing
Psychiatric-Mental Health NP

Content Expert Application [pdf]

Register Today

  1. Select and download one or more applications.
    Applications are fillable PDF forms. Type directly into the application, then save to your computer. The latest version of Adobe Reader is required. Download Adobe Reader (Free)

  2. Complete and electronically sign the application.

  3. Email application to with a current curriculum vitae/resume and job description. If self-employed, include a description of professional responsibilities plus a statement of commitment and ability to participate.

Email or call 800.284.2378.