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ANCC 2021 Call for Commission Members

On behalf of the ANCC Board of Directors, the Nominations Committee issues this call for qualified nominees for appointment to seats on the Commission on Accreditation in Nursing Continuing Professional Development (COA-NCPD), Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs (COA-PTP), Commission on Magnet® (COM), and Commission on Pathway to Excellence® (COPE), which serve as the governing bodies for their respective ANCC programs.

  • All open commission seats require applicants to be an ANA Member (C/SNA-ANA or IMD) unless otherwise noted.
  • All open commission seats are for four-year terms beginning, January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2025, unless other wise noted.

The annual call is open until 11:59pm, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. You may submit a nomination for more than one commission; however, appointees may only serve on one commission at a time.

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

  • One (1) seat open for a content expert in nursing continuing professional development and joint accreditation from an accredited organization. (Term of Service: July 31, 2021 – December 31, 2024)
  • One (1) seat open for an individual working in Academia/Education, preferably from an ANCC NCPD accredited provider College or University.

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

  • One (1) seat open for a Director of an RN residency or fellowship program from an accredited organization
  • One (1) seat open for an interprofessional team member who represents a pharmacy or medicine residency program, does not have to be an ANA Member
  • One (1) seat open for an interprofessional team member who represents a physician assistant post-graduate training program, does not have to be an ANA Member
  • One (1) seat open for an individual working in Academia/Education, preferably from a College or University.

Commission on Magnet® (COM)

  • Two (2) seats open for a registered nurse serving in an executive role in a Magnet® designated facility
  • One (1) seat open for a registered nurse serving in the ambulatory care setting
  • One (1) seat open for a registered nurse currently serving in an advanced practice role within an organized nursing service, who has, at a minimum, a master’s degree in nursing.

Commission on Pathway to Excellence® (COPE)

  • One (1) seat open for a registered nurse serving in an executive role in a Pathway® designated facility
  • One (1) seat open for a registered nurse serving in a nurse manager role
  • One (1) seat open for a registered nurse serving in the ambulatory care setting

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, June 9, 2021.  

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

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