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Looking for a flexible schedule volunteer opportunity to serve your nursing association and your nursing community?

Become a Nurse Peer Reviewer —

Supporting Quality Continuing Education


AzNA, ANA-Idaho, and UNA invite qualified nurses to serve as peer reviewers to evaluate continuing education programs for approval. Their expertise supports continuing education activities for the nurses in our three state division and beyond.

Are you:

  • A currently licensed RN with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing or higher?
  • Interested in joining a unique group of nurse peers who support providing ANCC accredited continuing education?
  • A nurse planner for education programs and events or a primary nurse planner of an Approved Provider unit who wants to stay current in your knowledge of ANCC accreditation criteria?
  • Qualified with a background in education, training, and or relevant knowledge and experience in educating nurses that would prepare you to participate in the peer review process?
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, and accessing email and email attachments?

If so, learn more about the training process for Nurse Peer Reviewers.


Please complete this form and email it to We will contact your about this volunteer opportunity! 



Individual Activity Training Includes:

  • electronic presentation with the ANCC criteria and expectations to evaluate Individual activities
  • reviewing several activities that have been previously scored

Approved Provider Training Includes:

  • Electronic web presentation for standards and compliance criteria.
  • Review of 1-2 current AP self-study narratives and participation in a consensus call as a trainee

Ongoing competency requirements:

  • Participate in Interrater reliability study, as conducted.
  • Attend annual NPR virtual conference or similar ANCC conference.
  • Attend at least 2 NPR Council meeting, held quarterly.
  • Complete ANCC NPR competency validation, as required. 



We would like to recognize our volunteer Nurse Peer Reviewers who have agreed to have their names published.


Your dedication to continuing nursing education is so very much appreciated. Thank you for your service and continued dedication to nursing professional development.

Susan Gonda, DNP, RN (ANPRL)
Cyndie Koopsen, MBA, BSN, HBN-BC, RN-BC, HWNC-BC (ANPRL)
Selina Bliss, PhD, RN, CNE, RN-BC
Roxanne Bowers, MSN, RN-BC
Dawna Cato, PhD, RN
Jody DeStigter, MS, RN-BC
Diann DeWitt, PhD, MS, RN, CNE
Amy Fitzgerald, MHI, BSN, RN, CPP
June Fouse, MSN-ED, RN, CNOR
Aileen Hoggan, MSNEd, RN, RN-BC, CNOR
Kara Mangold, DNP, RN-BC, CCTN, CNE
Tammy Nelson, MSN, RN
Cheryl Schmidt, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Linda Tinker, MSN, RN. CHSE
Joy Whitlatch, EdD, MSN, RN
Patty Wilger, MS, BSN, RN
Rebecca Wilson, PhD, RN

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