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Advocacy, Policy— January 26, 2022
Deadline Extended: Apply to the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program; AACN Sends Letters to Congress Reiterating Academic Nursing Priorities; and $103 Million in Funding Awarded to Reduce Burnout in the Healthcare Workforce.
Announcement— January 26, 2022
AACN is seeking BSN faculty and nursing students to pilot in the Spring 2022 semester one of two new case studies focused on population health and the social determinants of health concepts across the continuum of care. Twenty-six schools of nursing will each be given $250 as an incentive to participate in the pilot, which will consist of BSN students completing the case studies as part of the curriculum, completion of a feedback survey by the students, and a feedback survey for faculty.
News, Newsletter— January 19, 2022
On January 12, 2022, Lydia Saad with Gallup released the polling organization’s annual ranking of honesty and ethics across various professions in an article titled Military Brass, Judges Among Professions at New Image Lows. For the 20th straight year, the public identified nurses as leading all other professionals in having the highest ethical standards, eclipsing medical doctors in second place by 14 points -- 81% versus 67%.
Advocacy, Policy— January 19, 2022
Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: The Nurse Corps Tax Parity Act Introduced in the Senate; Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on New COVID-19 Variants; and AACN Attends MedPAC’s January Meeting.
AACN is pleased to announce the third biennial Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes, a nonpartisan initiative to encourage, educate, and engage nursing deans, faculty, and students as they amplify their voices during the 2022 midterm elections.
Student News— January 18, 2022
Congratulations to R. Shavon Clark, DNP Student, University of South Florida College of Nursing, and Nadia Oyama, DNP Student, Chaminade University of Honolulu on receiving the 2022 AACN and the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Substance Use Disorders Evidence-Based Practice Training Award.
News, Newsletter— January 12, 2022
In the December 20, 2021 issue of Health Leaders, nursing editor Carol Davis profiles 3 Nursing Schools that Have Put Diversity and Inclusion at the Forefront. Increasing diversity in nursing is essential to improving health equity, ensuring access to care, and elevating patient satisfaction.
Advocacy, Policy— January 12, 2022
Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Carole Johnson Named New HRSA Administrator; Student Loan Pause Extended Through May 1; Mark Your Calendar: Federal Grant Opportunities; and Register Today For AACN’s 2022 Student Policy Summit!
Research— January 11, 2022
For more than a decade, schools of nursing have struggled to increase enrollments due primarily to an insufficient supply of faculty and clinical placement opportunities for students. While the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for nurses, it has further limited access to clinical sites. In Fall 2020, AACN found that...
Faculty News, Newsletter— January 10, 2022
Leadership development has been a cornerstone of AACN’s programs and services since its inception. If sharpening your leadership skills is one of your New Year resolutions, we invite you to explore some of AACN's opportunities designed especially for faculty.