Policy & Advocacy

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Policy & Advocacy News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 21, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Deadline Approaching: Apply for AACN’s National Institute on Drug Abuse Grant Today; Research!America 2020-2021 Microgrant Request for Proposals; and AACN’S Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes: Countdown to Election 2020.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 14, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN Comments on the Proposed 2021 Physician Fee Schedule; President Trump Issues Mental Health Executive Order Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic; Join us for AACN’s Virtual Advocacy Day on Monday, October 19; Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— September 09, 2020

    Inside this special Advocacy edition of Washington Weekly: Urge Congress to Pass the Future Advancement of Academic Nursing (FAAN) Act (S.4396/H.R.7945); Urge your Senators to Cosponsor and Pass the Strengthening America’s Health Care Readiness Act (S. 4055); and Support World War II Cadet Nurses.  

  • AACN's Guide to Virtual Advocacy 2020

    Advocacy— July 29, 2020

    Even in unprecedented times, your Members of Congress still need to hear from you. Virtually connect with your legislators to discuss important topics currently impacting your community and our nation.

  • AACN Applauds as the COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Becomes Law

    Press Release, Policy— March 27, 2020

    This $2 trillion stimulus package is a massive bipartisan effort to address the economic impact of COVID-19, which includes support for academic nursing and the healthcare workforce who are on the frontlines fighting this public health challenge.