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ANCC Content Expert 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 portfolio 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.

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
  • For certified nurses, earn a reduction in the number of contact hours required to renew ANCC certification
  • For interprofessional certifications and 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
Certifications By Examination Pediatric Primary Care NP; Family NP; Nurse Executive; Nurse Executive, Advanced; Psychiatric-Mental Health NP; Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP; Medical-Surgical Nursing Content Expert Application [pdf]
Certifications Through Portfolio Advanced Public Health Nursing; Advanced Forensic Nursing, Faith Community Nursing; Genetics Nursing, Advanced; Hemostasis Nursing; Rheumatology Nursing Portfolio Content Expert Application [pdf]
Interprofessional Certifications Disaster Preparedness, Management, and Response Interprofessional 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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