Achieve Excellence at the 2020 CNL Summit

Offering robust discussions related to the changing healthcare and practice environments, this conference is ideal for deans, faculty, CNOs, nurse managers, other health professionals, practicing CNLs and students! Register now.

Essentials National Faculty Meeting

As part of our work to build awareness and consensus around the new Essentials, we have created a virtual learning portfolio for you to use to share information about our current work on the Essentials and to garner the input and ideas for moving forward. Learn more.

Break Through Barriers at the Doctoral Education Conference

Join us in January and explore how to build a bridge to a better future for doctoral education. Learn more.

Transform 2020

Save the date for the first national conference for faculty teaching in baccalaureate and/or master’s nursing programs.

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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. 

Register Now Open for Regional Meetings for Entry into Professional Nursing Practice

Participation is limited to the first 200 registrants

San Antonio, Texas Regional Meeting 
February 17-18, 2020

Atlanta, GA Regional Meeting
March 5-6, 2020

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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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