Join a Leadership Network

AACN is currently accepting enrollments for annual (July 1 – June 30) membership time period.  Membership renewals will begin as early as April 1 for the upcoming period.  

Cost: The annual membership fee is $100 per person per Network. Please note that faculty and staff may participate in multiple Networks, and schools may send more than one representative to each Network.  

What Leadership Network is Right for Me?
BONUS
GNAP
FLN
NAP
OLN
PLN
RLN

Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS)

Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) is dedicated to facilitating networking among those who work in the administration of nursing education and to providing education in areas of business, technology, and financial and administrative management of nursing schools.

Who Should Join: Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) is dedicated to facilitating networking among those who work in the administration of nursing education and to providing education in areas of business, technology, and financial and administrative management of nursing schools.

Upcoming Meeting: 
BONUS Annual Meeting
April 22-24, 2020
Captiva Island, FL
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Want to learn more? Visit the BONUS website or reach out to the BONUS Steering Committee for questions.

 

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Graduate Nursing Admissions Professionals (GNAP)

Graduate Nursing Admissions Professionals is a diverse group comprised of nursing education administrators and faculty responsible for graduate nursing student recruitment, admissions, marketing, and programming. The purpose of the group is to provide an opportunity for those most involved in recruiting graduate nursing students to share their successes, develop new strategies, and to establish a resource network of peers.

Who Should Join: Professionals engaged in recruiting students into graduate programs.

Upcoming Conference: 
GNAP Conference
April 13-15, 2020
Orlando, FL
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Want to learn more? Visit the GNAP website or reach out to the GNAP Steering Committee for questions.

 

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Faculty Leadership Network (FLN)

Formerly known as the Instructional Leadership Network and the Faculty Resource Network.

The Faculty Leadership Network provides a forum for nursing faculty to explore real world issues, pose pedagogy questions, and exchange ideas related to teaching and curriculum in professional nursing education. The primary purpose of the FLN is to facilitate faculty networking and foster development of its members through webinars, conference sessions, and electronic communications that support the evolution of teaching and learning.

Who Should Join: Faculty whose main focus is teaching didactic and clinical courses in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs.

FLN Lunch Workshop at Baccalaureate Education Conference
Resilience and Civility in Challenging Situations
November 21, 2019
Orlando, FL
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Want to learn more? Visit the FLN website or reach out to the FLN Steering Committee for questions.

 

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Nursing Advancement Professionals (NAP)

The Nursing Advancement Professionals is designed for advancement professionals with responsibilities and interests in areas of nursing philanthropy, public relations, marketing, alumni relations and institutional advancement.

Who Should Join: Development officers, advancement professionals, and public relations leaders from nursing programs.

Upcoming Conference:
NAP Conference
March 20-21, 2020
Washington, DC
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Want to learn more? Visit the NAP website or reach out to the NAP Steering Committee for questions.

 

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Organizational Leadership Network (OLN)

The Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) is comprised of nursing academic leaders with broad administrative responsibilities, including associate deans and assistant deans. The OLN fosters professional growth and development, information sharing, communication, and discussion of key issues. Networking within these groups will be facilitated through programs, meetings and electronic communications.

Who Should Join: Designed for nursing academic leaders with broad administrative responsibilities, including associate deans and assistant deans.

Upcoming Conference:
OLN Meeting
Legal Issues in Academic Nursing
October 18-19, 2020
Washington, DC
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Want to learn more? Visit the OLN website or reach out to the OLN Steering Committee for questions.

 

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Practice Leadership Network (PLN)

The Practice Leadership Network (PLN) is comprised of nursing faculty who administer faculty practice programs and those actively engaged in faculty practice.

Who Should Join: Nursing faculty who administer or are engaged in faculty practice programs.

Upcoming Conference:
Faculty Practice Pre-Conference (PLN)
January 29, 2020
Naples, FL
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Want to learn more? Visit the PLN website or reach out to the PLN Steering Committee for questions.

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Research Leadership Network (RLN)

The Research Leadership Network (RLN) is comprised of nursing faculty who have leadership roles facilitating research within their nursing programs. The Research Leadership Network will foster professional growth and development, information sharing, communication, and discussion of key issues. Networking within these groups will be facilitated through programs, meetings and electronic communications.

Who Should Join:  Nursing faculty who have leadership roles facilitating research within their nursing programs.

Upcoming Conference:
RLN Program
January 30, 2020
Naples, FL
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Want to learn more? Visit the RLN website or reach out to the RLN Steering Committee for questions.

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How to Join or Renew

Step 1. Login to MyAACN Dashboard

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Step 2. Select Join a Leadership Network  or Renew a Leadership Network 

Fill out the form and payment information. 

Check My Renewal Status

If you are unsure on your renewal status, please email membership@aacnnursing.org.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the AACN Leadership Networks, please email the membership department at membership@aacnnursing.org.