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  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— January 20, 2021

    In this week's News Watch, sign the pledge of support for distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, read this week's Washington Weekly,  and more.


  • AACN Launches New National Campaign to Elevate Academic Nursing’s Role in Administering the COVID-19 Vaccine

    Press Release— January 19, 2021

    AACN announces the launch of a new national campaign to accelerate the engagement of nursing schools in efforts to vaccinate the public against COVID-19. Through this initiative, nursing schools will pledge their support to ...


  • Student Policy Summit Goes Virtual. Sign Up Today!

    Student News— January 13, 2021

    The 2021 Student Policy Summit is going virtual! From March 1-31, 2021, baccalaureate and graduate nursing students enrolled at an AACN member institution can participate in recorded and live sessions to learn more about the...


  • Faculty Link Newsletter: January 2021

    Faculty News, Newsletter— January 11, 2021

    In this month's Faculty Link, learn about all of AACN's leadership development opportunities, attend our upcoming Doctoral Education Conference and CNL Summit, and more.


  • Remembering What Unites Us

    Announcement— January 10, 2021

    As the nation struggles to move past the violent events at the U.S. Capitol this week, we believe it’s important to take a few moments to remember what unites us, not what divides.


  • Congress Passes Bipartisan Year-End Spending and COVID-19 Relief Bill

    Press Release, Policy— December 22, 2020

    AACN applauds Congress for passing H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which provides additional COVID-19 relief and funds the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. Specifically, thi...


Featured Data Reports & Publications

2019-2020 Enrollment and Graduations in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing 

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New Era for Academic Nursing Report

AACN is pleased to announce the release of a new report titled Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing, which addresses how baccalaureate and higher degree schools of nursing can amplify their role in improving health and health care at the local, state, and national levels.

2019-2020 Salaries of Instructional and Administrative Nursing Faculty in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing

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New Recommended CNL Practice Experiences

AACN has released a list of 24 experiences that are deemed to be critical for preparing CNL graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively perform in diverse practice settings and systems upon graduation. The list was developed by an Expert Panel comprised of CNL faculty, representatives from practice, and practicing CNLs.

2019-2020 Salaries of Deans in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing

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Official Journal of the AACN

Keep pace with continuing changes in legislative, regulatory, ethical, and professional standards that affect your nursing career with this bimonthly scholarly journal.