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Faculty Link Newsletter: August 2022

Published August 08, 2022

AACN Faculty Link Newsletter

August 2022 Issue
 
 
 
 

Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaching for 2022 IPEC Institute

Join national leaders and IPE experts at the next IPEC Institute in Washington, DC on September 28-30, 2022. This year's Institute, themed Interprofessional Education: Building a Framework for Collaboration, offers a three-day, interactive experience focused on guiding teams and individuals to enhance IPE and interprofessional practice efforts within their institutions. Early bird registration ends on August 10! Visit the website to see this year's program and register. 

View the Latest Job Vacancies in Academic Nursing
 
Career Center

Explore vacancies in nursing education, administration, practice, and research by visiting AACN's Career Center.
 
Recent Postings:
  • Tenure Track, Assistant/Associate Professor Nursing - Nevada
     
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing - Rhode Island
     
  • Clinical Instructor - Missouri

Join the Conversation on AACN Connect
 
AACN Connect is the place to have your voice heard in the academic nursing community.
 
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Here's what fellow members are talking about:
  • New Essentials and Clinical Evaluation Tool
     
  • Population Health Nursing Research 
     
  • Service Learning in BSN Programs
     
See more discussions and chime in on these important conversations via AACN Connect
Open Calls for Abstracts for Faculty Conferences
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AACN invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for presentation at the Faculty Development Pre-Conference, Transform 2022, and the Diversity Symposium. AACN conferences provide high-profile opportunities to share your ideas and engage with hundreds of leaders in nursing education. 
 
Submission Deadlines Approaching

Faculty Development Pre-Conference
Purpose, Practice, & Personal Connection: Exploring New Dimensions in Faculty Engagement
November 30, 2022 • Chicago, IL
Submission Deadline: August 12, 2022 at 11:55 PM (ET)
 
Submit Your Abstract

Transform 2022
Connect, Innovate, & Inspire: New Approaches to Nursing Education
December 1-3, 2022 • Chicago, IL
Submission Deadline: August 12, 2022 at 11:55 PM (ET)
 
 
Additional Calls for Abstracts
 
What's Next? Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in an Ever-Changing Landscape
November 9-10, 2022 • Virtual Event
Submission Deadline: September 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM (ET)
 
 
The Business of Faculty Practice: Building Your Skillset
January 18, 2023 • Coronado, CA
Call for Abstracts Opens Monday, August 15
 
Passion, Purpose, & Partnerships: Inspiring Excellence in Doctoral Nursing Education
January 19-21, 2023 • Coronado, CA
Call for Abstracts Opens Monday, August 15
 
 
 

Featured Faculty Conferences
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Diversity Symposium
What's Next? Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in an Ever-Changing Landscape
November 9-10, 2022 | Virtual
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Executive Development Series for Faculty
November 30-December 1, 2022 | Chicago, IL
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Purpose, Practice, & Personal Connection: Exploring New Dimensions in Faculty Engagement
November 30, 2022 | Chicago, IL
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Faculty Leadership Network Program
Lifequakes: Promoting Professional and Personal Resiliency
December 1, 2022 | Chicago, IL
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Connect, Innovate, and Inspire: New Approaches to Nursing Education
December 1-3, 2022 | Chicago, IL
 

Faculty Resource Central
 
AACN's Faculty Resource Center

AACN develops a variety of resources to meet the needs of nursing school faculty. Each month, AACN highlights teaching resources, essential documents, curriculum guides, faculty tool kits, and other helpful tools for faculty teaching in baccalaureate and higher degree programs.

August's Featured Resource:
AACN's Essentials Implementation Tool Kit
 
The Essentials Tool Kit is a continuously evolving resource designed to assist faculty and others engaged in implementing the new Essentials, including the transition to competency-based education and competency-based assessment. The Tool Kit provides recommendations and examples of learning strategies, suggested resources, recommended content, and assessment strategies the domains and concepts identified in the Essentials. This resource also includes a variety of tools developed by faculty and stakeholders to help schools align their programs with the new Essentials, including:

HRSA Funding Opportunities to Support Nursing Education
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), recently announced funding opportunities aimed at increasing the nursing workforce and improving nursing education and practice to address health equity in underserved areas. 
 
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Registered Nurse Training Program
To enhance the nursing workforce to meet the needs of the nation’s diverse communities, this program aims to increase the number of nursing students prepared in acute care settings to address and manage social determinants of health factors and improve health equity among underserved populations. Eligible applicants include accredited schools of nursing, healthcare facilities, or a partnership of such a school or facility.
 
Application Deadline: August 19, 2022
 
 
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Clinical Faculty and Preceptor Academies Program
To increase the nursing workforce, this program aims to create academies consisting of academic-clinical partnerships that will develop and implement a formal curriculum to train clinical nursing faculty and preceptors. The program will increase the nursing workforce by recruiting, training, and producing skilled clinical nursing faculty and preceptors. Eligible applicants include accredited schools of nursing, healthcare facilities, or a partnership of such a school or facility.
 
Application Deadline: August 22, 2022
 

Cultivate Your Leadership Skills: Development Opportunities
for Faculty
AACN's Diversity Leadership Institute
 
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AACN's Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI) is designed to help participants increase self-awareness while building skills and capacity to advance initiatives focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We invite faculty interested in DEI to participate and develop a diversity plan designed to drive excellence in their school or organization.
 
Graduates of the DLI implement real-world initiatives that advance inclusive excellence. Some of last year's graduates developed projects focused on:
Meet all DLI graduates here
 
AACN's Faculty Leadership Network

AACN’s Faculty Leadership Network (FLN) was created to help facilitate nurse faculty networking and to help catalyze your leadership development. If you want to explore real world issues, pose pedagogy questions, and exchange ideas related to teaching and curriculum in professional nursing education, the Faculty Leadership Network (FLN) is the place for you. FLN members have access to webinars, conference sessions, networking opportunities, leadership development, and electronic communications that fully support the evolution of teaching and learning.      
Upcoming FLN-Hosted Opportunities
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Next Conference
Lifequakes: Promoting Professional and Personal Resiliency
December 1, 2022 | Chicago, IL
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Next Webinar

Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Summer Webinars
Upcoming Webinars

Is your license up for renewal soon? Have you missed some of this year's webinars? Explore AACN's upcoming and on-demand webinars! All webinars are free to faculty, staff, and students from member schools.
Upcoming Webinars
 
August 9 @ 2:00 PM (ET) » 1 Hour CE Credit
 
August 23 @ 2:00 PM (ET) » 1 Hour CE Credit
 
September 15 @ 2:00 PM (ET) » 1 Hour CE Credit
 
September 22 @ 2:00 PM (ET) » 1 Hour CE Credit
 
 
AACN Essentials Implementation Webinar Series
 
To facilitate the transition to the 2021 Essentials, AACN launched a series of webinars to help schools implement the new competency expectations for professional nursing programs. These events highlight basic how-to’s as well as practical approaches to curriculum alignment and competency evaluation. To date, 12 webinars have been offered.
 
 
For assistance accessing webinars, contact webinars@aacnnursing.org

TIGER: Special Training Opportunity Focused on Genomics
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Launched by the Vanderbilt School of Nursing, the TIGER initiative - Translation and Integration of Genomics Is Essential to Doctoral Nursing - was launched to help faculty translate and integrate genetic and genomic content into nursing curricula, scholarship, and practice. TIGER has issued a new call for applications for faculty in doctoral programs (PhD and DNP) to participate in a year-long training opportunity that commences with a preconference workshop on January 17, 2023 in conjunction with AACN’s Doctoral Conference in San Diego, CA and continues with webinars and web conferences throughout the year. Those interested may apply for a stipend (up to $1500) to cover the costs related to conference attendance. Applications are due by September 1, 2022. Visit the website for more details, including eligibility requirements and post-training expectations.
 

Washington Weekly
Washington Weekly

Recent Washington Weekly Issues
 
August 3 Edition
Senate Released FY 2023 Spending Bills with Strong Increases for Title VIII and NINR; CMS National Stakeholder Call Outlines Strategic Plan; AACN Joins Amicus Brief to Support Diversity in Higher Education Admissions; and Elevate Your Advocacy During the August Recess. Read more
 
July 27 Edition
Changes at ASPR: Secretary Becerra Elevates Office that Handles Preparedness and Response Efforts; AACN Hosts Webinar on Gun Violence Research; and AACN Attends Virtual Event on Mental Health. Read more
 
July 20 Edition
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Goes Live; AACN Attends the Hill’s Future of Health Care Summit; U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Recognized in the House-Passed National Defense Authorization Act; and The Department of Health and Human Services Extends COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration. Read more
 
July 13 Edition
AACN to Host Webinar on Gun Violence as a National Priority for Nurse Researchers; Brief on Policy Options to Combat Nursing Shortage Released; and CDC Solicits Nominations for Advisory Committee. Read more
 
 
 
 

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