Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 16, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: The House Education and Labor Committee’s bill reauthorizing the Higher Education Act invests in student financial aid and HBCUs; Submit your proposal for NIDA-AACN Mentored Training Award in SUD treatment by November 4; Get involved in AACN’s Fall Capitol Hill Day and Congressional Reception on October 21; and registration for AACN’s 2020 Student Policy Summit is now open!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 09, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: President Trump signs Executive Order to protect and improve Medicare; ask your Members of Congress to cosponsor and pass Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization; and registration opens Monday, October 14 for AACN’s 2020 Student Policy Summit!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 02, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: President Trump signs continuing resolution to extend government funding; Senator Alexander introduces higher education reauthorization package; and the NIH invested $945 million in opioid research though the NIH HEAL Initiative. 

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— September 25, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Senate releases FY 2020 LHHS-ED Appropriation Bill with increases to nursing workforce and research; AACN participates in the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day; and AACN attends Congressional briefing discussing human trafficking and ways to bring awareness to health care providers.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— September 18, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: The NIH seeks a new National Institute of Nursing Research Director; Apply for the NAM Emerging Leaders Program and RWJF Health Policy Fellowship; and the NINR Director's Lecture uncovers signs of heart disease in women.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— September 11, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Call for Proposals: NIDA-AACN Mentored Training Award in SUD Treatment; Looking ahead to AACN's 2019 Fall Advocacy Day; and help save Federal Student Loan Programs.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— September 04, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Keep Title VIII momentum going as Congressional recess ends; GNE demonstration project increases APRN student enrollment; and watch the 2019 National Health Research Forum live.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— August 28, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Take AACN's brief survey to help protect federal student loan programs; the 2020 Physician Fee Schedule includes proposed rule to reduce redocumentation burden for APRNs and PAs; and a civic engagement initiative requests proposals from early-career scientists.  

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— August 21, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN schools continue engagement in precision medicine; and HRSA announces its new health workforce data dashboard.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— August 14, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN leads nomination of nurses to federal advisory committees; AACN participates in the Primary Care Stakeholder Meeting; and the Bipartisan Policy Center hosts discussion on rural health care.