Published January 03, 2018
On December 26, Gallup News
announced that for the 16th consecutive year, Americans ranked nurses as having the highest level of honesty and ethical standards among 22 top occupations. More than eight in 10 Americans (82%) describe nurses' ethics as "very high" or "high." Nurses have surpassed all other professions every year but one since Gallup first asked about them in 1999.
In the December 27, 2017
issue of Minority Nurse
magazine, AACN’s Chief Policy Officer Suzanne Miyamoto is featured in an article by Dr. Janice Phillips titled Advocating to Advance the Profession of Nursing: Opportunities for Student Engagement
. In this profile, Dr. Miyamoto describes AACN’s role in preparing students to become policy advocates, discusses top priority policy issues, and identifies the resources available to help faculty prepare the next generation of health policy activists.
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Member News & Announcements
- Villanova University recently announced the naming of the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing to honor the college’s visionary dean who passed away in September. Under Dr. Fitzpatrick’s leadership, the Villanova College of Nursing developed into a leading nursing program. Read more >>
- The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing’s iCoN program has received continued recognition as an Apple Distinguished Program (ADP) for the 2017-2018 academic year. The ADP designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence and demonstrate a clear vision for exemplary learning environments. The iCoN Initiative has helped transform the traditional classroom model to meet the educational needs of the next generation of nursing students, redefining how students learn, interact, and collaborate. Read more >>
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