Voice of Academic Nursing

Voice of Academic Nursing

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


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Conferences & Webinars

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  • AACN Statement on Fraudulent Nursing Schools

    Announcement— February 3, 2023

    AACN applauds the Department of Justice for shutting down a corrupt scheme involving three fraudulent nursing schools in Florida engaged in selling p...


  • GNSA Bulletin - February 2023 Edition

    Student News— February 1, 2023

    Last summer marked the last in-person professional conference I attended for 2022. The Graduate Nurse Student Academy (GNSA) conference, held in Wash...


  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— February 1, 2023

    On January 31, 2023, the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing posted a new series on Addressing Disabilities in Healthcare as open access content fo...


  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 1, 2023

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN Submits Comments to the Department of Education on Improving Income-Driven Repayment AA...


  • Rounds with Leadership: Forging Ahead with Competency-Based Education

    News, Newsletter, Rounds with Leadership— January 25, 2023

    When AACN membership endorsed the latest iteration of the Essentials in April 2021, we knew the transition to this new model and framework for nurs...


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Benefits of AACN Membership

Interview with Dr. Susan Bakewell-Sachs from Oregon Health & Sciences University at the 2017 Academic Nursing Leadership Conference.

“AACN is the only place that I can come and truly be among peers.”
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