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ANCC Call for Open Seats - Commission on Accreditation in Nursing Continuing Professional Development (COA-NCPD) and Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs (COA-PTP)

The Nominations Committee of the ANCC Board of Directors is seeking nominations to fill open seats on the  Commission on Accreditation in Nursing Continuing Professional Development (COA-NCPD) and Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs (COA-PTP), which serve as the governing bodies for their respective ANCC programs.

The call is open until 11:59pm, Wednesday, October 7, 2020. While nominations can be submitted for more than one seat, individuals may serve on only one commission at a time.

If appointed, orientation for new commissioners will be held virtually on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 1pm-4:30pm ET.

Commission on Accreditation in Nursing Continuing Professional Development (COA-NCPD)

  • One (1) seat for a non-nurse consumer/public member with knowledge and skills relevant to the work of the Commission.
    • Term of Service: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2024
  • One (1) seat for a Chief Nursing Officer in an ANCC NCPD accredited hospital or healthcare setting
    • Term of Service: effective as soon as appointed - December 31, 2021

Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs (COA-PTP)

  • One (1) seat for an ANA Member (C/SNA-ANA or IMD) who is an Emerging Leader from a RN Residency, preferred from a military setting
    • An Emerging Leader on the COA-PTP is a nurse who has graduated from an accredited PTAP program within the last two years
    • Term of Service: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2022

Application Process – To be considered, all nominees must review/submit the following:

Nominees may submit electronically up to two (2) letters of endorsement with the required nomination materials.  All nomination materials must be submitted by 11:59pm ET on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 

If you have any questions regarding the appointments process, please contact Governance & Planning staff at ancc.exec@ana.org

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