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February 14, 2019
AACN recognize the End-of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) on its 20th anniversary as the world’s leading nursing education initiative focused on improving the care of patients with serious illness and their families.
February 11, 2019
With votes cast by nearly two-thirds of all member deans from the nation’s nursing schools with baccalaureate and higher degree programs, those selected to serve as AACN’s top leaders include...
January 23, 2019
AACN applauds the introduction of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 by House Nursing Caucus Co-Chairs, Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI); House Nursing Caucus Vice Co-Chairs, Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Rodney Davis (R-IL); and Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA), Kathy Castor (D-FL), David McKinley (R-WV), and Lauren Underwood (D-IL).
January 22, 2019
AACN is pleased to announce a partnership with the
ANA Enterprise to launch a student ambassador program as part of the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN) Grand Challenge.
January 17, 2019
AACN is pleased to announce the launch of the new awards programs that spotlights exemplary partnerships between students in research-focused and practice-focused doctoral programs.
December 10, 2018
AACN is pleased to join with The DAISY Foundation™ to issue a National Call for Nurse Faculty Recognition to honor academic leaders responsible for preparing the nation’s nursing workforce. AACN encourages all stakeholders within nursing education, research, and practice to make honoring faculty a priority and highlight the critical work they do to elevate health and health care across the U.S. and around the world.
November 19, 2018
The Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative (IPC) is pleased to announce the publication of its landmark article – The Intersection of Professionalism and Interprofessional Care: Development and Initial Testing of the Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment (IPA) – in the Journal of Interprofessional Care (published online September 24, 2018).
November 9, 2018
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that nine nursing schools have been selected to receive funding through AACN’s Mini-Grants Awards Program to educate diverse communities about the All of Us Research program.
November 8, 2018
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that six Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars have been selected through a national scholarship program funded by the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future. This program, developed to help address the faculty shortage while enhancing diversity among nurse educators, offers generous financial support, mentoring, and leadership development to graduate students from minority backgrounds who aspire to teach in our nation’s schools of nursing.
August 28, 2018
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), an 18-year partnership between the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer and diabetes, was awarded funding from the Cambia Health Foundation to continue the ELNEC-Undergraduate online project and to begin development of palliative care competencies for graduate nursing students.