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Opportunities for Nurse Faculty

AACN Online Community

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AACN Connect is the place to have your voice heard in the nursing community. Here's what fellow members are talking about:

  • Telehealth in Your Curriculum 
  • DNP Portfolios
  • Student Administration Medication

See more discussions and chime in on these important conversations via AACN Connect! 



Resources for Faculty

AACN serves as the leading information resources on issues and trends impacting academic nursing.


Faculty News & Announcements

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: November 2022

    Faculty— November 14, 2022

    Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement with a dedicated observance every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. As we approach Giving Tuesday 2022, we encourage you to support the important work of the Foundation for Academic Nursing.

  • AACN Practice Leadership Network Releases New Faculty Practice Tool Kit

    Faculty— November 14, 2022

    AACN's Practice Leadership Network has published a new faculty tool kit to provide a broad framework for faculty practice across a wide range of academic settings.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: October 2022

    Faculty— October 10, 2022

    2022 Faculty Development Pre-Conference to Focus on the Essentials .This year's event, to be held before Transform 2022 in Chicago, Illinois, has been re-envisioned to focus on the implementation of the AACN Essentials.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: September 2022

    Faculty— September 12, 2022

    AACN is pleased to announce a call for pilot schools for a new initiative funded by Johnson & Johnson aimed at preparing new graduates to meet the competency expectations outlined in the AACN Essentials.

National Call to Action for Nurse Faculty Recognition

The Daisy Award logo with a daisy flower and text For Extraordinary Nursing Faculty - Honoring nurses internationally in memory of J. Patrick Barnes.

AACN has joined The DAISY Foundation™ to issue a National Call for Nurse Faculty Recognition to honor academic leaders responsible for preparing the nation's nursing workforce. AACN encourages those wishing to formally recognize nurse educators to consider using The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty. This award was created to honor nursing faculty who inspire their students to provide high quality, compassionate care.  AACN is committed to celebrating the faculty role and spotlighting the efforts made to recognize nurse educators in our newsletters, on the website, and at our regional meetings and conferences. For more infromation, click here