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About the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for academic nursing representing more than 850 schools of nursing nationwide. AACN establishes quality standards for nursing education, influences the nursing profession to improve health care, and promotes public support of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education, research, and practice. 



Call for Pilot Schools: A Competency-Based Approach to Leadership Development and Resilience for Student Nurses

Published September 08, 2022

AACN is pleased to announce a call for pilot schools for a new initiative funded by Johnson & Johnson aimed at preparing baccalaureate nursing graduates to meet the competency expectations outlined in the AACN Essentials. AACN is seeking schools interested in piloting learning experiences that build skills in the areas of resilience, self-care, well-being, and leadership.

Call for Pilot Schools
AACN is seeking 10 schools with entry-level baccalaureate nursing programs to implement and evaluate learning strategies and clinical experiences developed through this project in their curriculum. Selected schools will receive $10,000 in funding and technical assistance from AACN to implement the new learning and assessment strategies. Click here or the button below for information about the selection criteria, expectations of AACN and participating pilot schools, and more.  

The submission deadline is Friday, September 30, 2022.

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