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AACN’s Response to Hurricanes

Published September 12, 2017

Hurricane destruction has impacted most of our member schools in Texas, Florida, and other states in the Southeast, as well as Puerto Rico. AACN extends thoughts and prayers for the safety and health of all those affected.  To all in our member schools, please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you during this challenging time by emailing We also want to know what schools of nursing are doing to respond to this national disaster.  Please share this news with AACN as well so we can disseminate it to the larger academic nursing community.

Resources for Those Impacted by the Hurricanes

The listing will be updated regularly as new resources become available.

Opportunities for Those Who Can Help

For nursing school deans, faculty, and students not in the affected areas, here’s how you can help:

The Response from Schools of Nursing

Here is a sampling of what schools of nursing are doing in response to Hurricane Harvey:


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