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  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    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.

  • AACN Invites Faculty and Students to Pilot Population Health and Social Determinants of Health Case Studies

    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.

  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    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%.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    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’s Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes Initiative Continues in 2022

    Advocacy, Policy— January 19, 2022

    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.

  • AACN Announces 2022 Award Recipients for NIDA Substance Use Disorder Training Award

    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.

  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    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.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    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!

  • Data Spotlight: The Impact of Insufficient Clinical Sites on Baccalaureate Program Admissions

    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 Link Newsletter: January 2022

    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.