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Accreditation Program Appraisers

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ANCC seeks experienced nursing leaders and educators to evaluate accreditation applicants. Appraisers are compensated for each completed organizational review. No travel is required.

Candidates must be licensed RNs with a graduate degree in nursing, plus be experienced in accreditation criteria and requirements. Once appointed by the Commission on Accreditation, candidates must successfully complete an online orientation and an organization appraisal with an experience appraiser. Appraisers serve 2-year terms and may reappointed for an unlimited number of terms.

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Interested candidates are encouraged prepare an application portfolio to include:

  • Complete and sign Application for Accreditation Appraiser [doc].
    Electronic signatures accepted.
  • Letter of Support from an ANCC Accreditation Appraiser or a representative of an ANCC-accredited or approved organization. Include 1) experience in continuing education, specifically the accreditation process; 2) experience or ability to analyze continuing education activities and develop them to meet current and future trends; 3) leadership and performance at work.
  • Curriculum Vitae

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Appraiser Application Cycles
Applications are accepted 3 times annually and are reviewed for 60 days prior to a decision.

  cycle 1 cycle 2 cycle 3
Application Due* December 1 April 1 August 1
Applicants Notified February 1 June 1 October 1
Online Orientation Date February 28 June 30 October 31
Precepted Appraisal Starts March 1 July 1 November 1

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