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ANCC Content Expert Opportunities

Play a leadership role in the largest and most prestigious national credentialing body for nurses! ANCC seeks content experts for all certifications through examination and portfolio and for assessment-based certificate programs. Contribute as a content expert with others in your specialty, 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.

Content Expert Application [pdf]


  • Play a dynamic role in the development of your area of expertise in nursing or subject matter expertise.
  • Enhance your curriculum vitae
  • Collaborate with your colleagues nationwide
  • For certification, earn a reduction in the number of contact hours required to renew ANCC certification
  • For assessment-based certificate programs, be a leader that shapes the future education 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
Content Expert   Portfolio 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, job description and letter of recommendation. If self-employed, include a description of professional responsibilities plus a statement of commitment and ability to participate.

Email or call 800.284.2378.


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