Regional Meetings on AACN's Re-Envisioning of the Essentials

As part of our work to build awareness and consensus around the new Essentials, AACN is hosting regional meetings to collect feedback from our members and stakeholders. Learn more.

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Announcing Regional Meetings on AACN's Re-Envisioning of the Essentials

AACN is hosting regional meetings to collect feedback from our members and stakeholders. At these events, the Essentials Task Force will share key elements of the Essentials, which are used to shape the development of undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, including domains, domain descriptors, competencies, and sub-competencies. 

Participation is limited to the first 200 registrants

Atlanta, GA Regional Meeting
March 5-6, 2020

Regional meetings focused on Advanced Professional Nursing Practice will be announced later this Spring. For a listing of other upcoming opportunities to provide feedback on the Essentials, click here.

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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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