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AACN Member Resolutions

August 26, 2020

Resolution Calling for Nurse Well-Being, Resilience, and Suicide Prevention

AACN announced that AACN's member schools have endorsed a resolution that promotes the mental health, physical health, healthy lifestyle behaviors and well-being of students, faculty, and staff. This call to action includes schools of nursing moving from crisis intervention to prevention by: building wellness cultures; offering mental health screenings or providing access to them at their supporting institutions; conducting wellness, healthy lifestyle and resiliency programming; and implementing evidence-based interventions to prevent and intervene early for depression, anxiety and stress in order to support a healthy working and living environment for all students, staff, and faculty. 

April 19, 2016

Resolution Calling for Smoke-and Tobacco-Free Schools of Nursing

AACN announced that the deans of the nation’s baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs have endorsed a resolution calling for smoke-free college campuses. This call to action was issued to mobilize support among nurse educators for promoting tobacco-free policies at colleges and universities nationwide in an effort to promote healthy behaviors and save lives.