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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.
June 11, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that 49 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the 2018 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP), which will be held July 29-August 2 in Chaska, Minnesota.
June 4, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that 30 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the inaugural AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, which will be held July 9-12 in Austin, Texas.
Leaders with AACN and AONE announced the formation of a new national strategy designed to strengthen alignment between practice and academia with the goal of advancing innovative solutions to meeting the demands of the current and future healthcare system.
May 29, 2018
AACN is pleased to announce that it has selected six nursing schools to receive funding through its mini-grants program in support of the All of Us Research Program. With a plan in place to help increase participation of underrepresented communities in biomedical research, the six schools receiving funding include...