Voice of Academic Nursing

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing the national voice for America's baccalaureate-and higher-degree nursing education. Learn about us

We've Moved!

AACN is excited to welcome you to our new website and home at 655 K Street! Learn more

Academic Nursing Leadership Conference

Join us in Washington, DC for our 2017 Academic Nursing Leadership Conference:  (formerly Fall Semiannual Meeting).  Register today!

Call for Abstracts

AACN invites abstracts that address the many challenges experienced by those new to the faculty role and describing programs, initiatives, challenges in baccalaureate and entry-level programs. View Call for Abstracts

New Recommended CNL Practice Experiences

Developed by an expert panel, this new document showcases experiences deemed critical for preparing CNL graduates.​

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New Era for Academic Nursing Report

AACN today is pleased to announce the release of a new report titled Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing, which addresses how baccalaureate and higher degree schools of nursing can amplify their role in improving health and health care at the local, state, and national levels.

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Nursing deans from schools across the country answer the question "
What advice do you have for graduate nursing students who will transition into future nursing leaders?"