Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 19, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Resolutions honoring the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife are introduced in Congress; AACN's 2020 Student Policy Summit is nearly a month away – register today; and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the Patient Engagement Advisory Committee are accepting nominations.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 12, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: President's FY 2021 budget includes significant cuts to nursing workforce, education, and research; AACN presents faculty shortage data to NACNEP; ACS Congressional Briefing Examines Medicaid Expansion; and BPC Future of Health Care Leaders prescribe health care reform.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 05, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Top Five Reasons to Attend AACN’s Student Policy Summit; Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes: Counting Down to the 2020 Election; and AACN attends panel on healthcare automation

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 29, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN comments on CMS request for scope of practice feedback; HRSA is accepting 2020 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships Program applications through March 6; GAO releases report on barriers to opioid use disorder treatments; and Student Policy Summit registration is filling up – reserve your spot today!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 22, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Only two months left until AACN’s 2020 Student Policy Summit – register today; the All of Us Research Mini-Grant Program’s application period closes January 27; AACN attends the CDC’s Active People, Healthy Nation initiative.

  • Apply for an All of Us Research Mini Grant to Accelerate Improved Health Outcomes

    Advocacy, Policy— January 22, 2020

    AACN recently released a third call for applications for the All of Us Research Program Mini-Grant Awards.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 15, 2020

    In this week's Washington Weekly, apply for the All of Us mini grant, check out HRSA's Nurse Faculty Loan Program, and read about the FUTURE Act.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 08, 2020

    In this week's Washington Weekly, check out AACN's Government Affairs and Policy Year in Review.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 18, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Congress unveils year-end minibus spending bills, which include funding for a number of AACN's top priorities.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 11, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN reiterates funding request to appropriators; Honoring the 25th Anniversary of the Student Aid Alliance; and Non-Opioid Choice advocates present solutions at Voices Summit.