Clinical Practice Guideline Editorial Board Member

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Signup Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
Starts: Apr 30, 2021
Ends: Mar 31, 2022


Editorial Board members serve as a working group to establish goals, direction, and policy recommendations for AANN’s Clinical Practice Guidelines Series.

Editorial Board members are recommended by the Editor and appointed by the AANN President for a term of at least 3 years. Editorial Board members may be reappointed for a second term.

Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Attend and participate in all editorial Board meetings
  • Ensure quality of guidelines aligns with national standards in guideline development
  • Serve as resource and advocate for guideline development methodologies, including but not limited to GRADE methodology
  • Oversee annual reviews of existing CPGs
  • Assist in the development of annual reports and recommendations to the AANN Board of Directors
  • Maintain open communication
  • Guide and mentor CPG development and revision groups to maintain integrity and continuity during the AANN CPG development and revision process
  • Serve as CPG Editorial Board Liaison with various working groups throughout the term
  • Keeps apprised of major health care and neuroscience nursing trends to assure the guideline reflects the state-of-the-science.


Qualifications include:

  • Volunteer history with AANN
  • Doctorate in Nursing (preferred)
  • Experience in scientific writing, editing and guideline development
  • Experience with GRADE methodology and systematic review processes (preferred)
  • Demonstrates ability to lead an interdisciplinary team across geographic distances
  • Adept at using various communication and documentation technologies
  • Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Expertise in current standards of guideline development and publication process
  • Current AANN member


To apply for the CPG Editorial Board, please prepare the following and submit through the NeuroNetwork: 

  • Professional CV or Resume that includes the following:
    • Name and Credentials
    • E-Mail Address
    • Phone Number
    • Professional and volunteer experience
    • Your past experience writing and/or reviewing a clinical practice guideline
    • Any other Publication Credits
    • History of volunteer experience with AANN
  • Personal statement outlining previous clinical and writing experiences and reason(s) for your interest in joining the CPG Editorial Board. 
  • 2 letters of support

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Volunteers Needed:

2 (2 open slots)

Experience Required:

3 - 6 Years Professional Experience




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