AACN Chief Communications Officer
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November 30, 2017
AACN is pleased to announce the new and returning members of the Health Policy Advisory Council (HPAC) - Convened to Strengthen Nursing's Role in the Policy Arena.
October 23, 2017
AACN and CastleBranch announced a new partnership that can provide schools of nursing nationwide with an online platform, CastleBranch Bridges (CB Bridges), designed to facilitate the clinical education of healthcare professionals and ensure quality outcomes.
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 educational resources and train-the-trainer courses for nurses in an effort to advance palliative care for those with serious illness.
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.
September 7, 2017
AACN is pleased to announce that six nursing students have been selected to serve two-year terms on the national Leadership Council of the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA).
August 14, 2017
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and AACN announced that 50 schools of nursing across the nation were selected to receive funding to host White Coat Ceremonies, which underscore the importance of humanistic patient care.
May 23, 2017
Reacting to President Trump's proposed budget, AACN and the NLN expressed the associations' alarm at the negative impact that certain elements of the budget will have on the nursing workforce and the nation's access to high-quality nursing care.
March 16, 2017
President Trump released his FY 2018 America
First - A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again. The budget
proposes wide sweeping and devastating cuts to programs that ensure
health across the nation. The American Association of Colleges of
Nursing (AACN) strongly opposes these cuts and warns both the
Administration and Congress that decreasing federal dollars by this
magnitude will threaten the lives and livelihood of millions of
February 15, 2017
AACN is pleased to announce the results of
its 2017 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and
February 7, 2017
AACN applauds the introduction of the Title
VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 by Representatives
David Joyce (R-OH), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Doris Matsui (D-CA), Rodney
Davis (R-IL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), and Kathy
Castor (D-FL). For over 50 years, Title VIII programs have helped
provide a direct response to the call for nursing services across
America. This legislation would reauthorize the Nursing Workforce
Development Programs (Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act)
through Fiscal Year 2022 and aligns them with current trends in the