Policy & Advocacy

AACN is a nonpartisan organization that serves to educate and advocate for nursing education, research, and practice.

Policy & Advocacy News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— August 05, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: BREAKING NEWS: Congress Introduces Legislation Investing in Nursing Education and Infrastructure; COVID-19 Legislative and Policy Update; and FY 2021 LHHS-ED Appropriations Bill Passes in Minibus Spending Package.

  • 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's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 22, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Take Action: Urge your Senators to Cosponsor and Pass the Strengthening America's Health Care Readiness Act; AACN Continues Partnership with NIH’s All of Us Research Program; and Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes: Make Your Voice Heard.

  • 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.

  • AACN Applauds Congress for Recognizing 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

    Press Release, Policy— February 15, 2020

    AACN commends the introduction of H. Res. 859 and S. Res. 500, bipartisan resolutions supporting the goals and ideals of the "International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife." These resolutions honor the significant contributions of nurses, nurse educators, and midwives who provide high-quality health care to patients and communities across the country.