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December 10, 2018
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (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.
August 24, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce the launch of a newly redesigned NursingCAS website, which will simplify the application process to nursing schools nationwide.
August 7, 2018
AACN is pleased to unveil Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes, a nonpartisan initiative designed to encourage, educate, and engage nursing deans, faculty, and students as they amplify their voices during election season.
August 2, 2018
Fifty schools of nursing across the nation were selected to receive funding to host White Coat Ceremonies for incoming nursing students this fall. Launched in 2013, this groundbreaking collaboration between APGF and AACN has enabled 310 schools of nursing in 49 states to offer ceremonies designed to inspire a commitment to providing compassionate care among the next generation of registered nurses.
July 23, 2018
AACN applauds the United States House of Representatives for passing legislation that is indispensable to the health of the nation. The Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 959) provides critical support to nursing students, faculty, and programs, which ensures access to care across the continuum and in every community.
July 9, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that 30 academic nursing leaders from across the nation have been selected to participate in the 2018 AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program, which will be held August 6-9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.