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  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— October 11, 2017

    This week's issue features NIDA call for proposals, live streaming feature at upcoming Baccalaureate Education Conference, and the 2017 Student Policy Summit now accepting registrations. 


  • Faculty Link: October 2017 Issue

    Faculty News, Newsletter— October 9, 2017

    Read this month's issue of AACN Faculty Link - featuring upcoming conferences, webinars, funding opportunities, and much more!


  • ELNEC Celebrates 200th Course

    Press Release— October 6, 2017

    The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), a partnership between the AACN and City of Hope, celebrated its 200th course in Minneapolis, MN.  Since its inception in 2000, ELNEC has been committed to providing educa...


  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— October 4, 2017

    This week's issue features AACN's President and CEO Q&A in Huffington Post's  Why You Should Be Concerned About the Future of Nursing , ELNEC's 200th Course, Tri-Council for Nursing Statement on Civility, and CCNE's Recognit...


  • AACN Opposes "Graham-Cassidy" Proposal

    Press Release, Policy— September 22, 2017

    Today, AACN opposes the "Graham-Cassidy" legislative proposal, as it would place the health and coverage of millions of Americans at risk. 


  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— September 20, 2017

    This week's issues includes   AACN's Board Chair and Chair-Elect advocating for academic nursing and the call for 2018 CNL awards nominations. 


Featured Publications

New Era for Academic Nursing Report

AACN 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.

New Recommended CNL Practice Experiences

AACN has released a list of 24 experiences that are deemed to be critical for preparing CNL graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively perform in diverse practice settings and systems upon graduation. The list was developed by an Expert Panel comprised of CNL faculty, representatives from practice, and practicing CNLs.

Official Journal of the AACN

Keep pace with continuing changes in legislative, regulatory, ethical, and professional standards that affect your nursing career with this bimonthly scholarly journal.