May 14: AACN signs onto an American Council of Education letter expressing support for H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions(or HEROES) Act.
May 7: AACN signs onto an American Council of Education letter requesting a range of clarifications and technical corrections to provisions in the CARES Act.
May 6: AACN signs onto a letter expressing concern regarding HRSA’s implementation of the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Workforce Training Demonstration.
May 4: AACN signs on in support of a Dear Colleague letter circulated by Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08) and more than 90 Representatives urging investments in the mental health of frontline healthcare workers.
May 4: AACN signs onto a letter urging regulatory or legislative action to retain DACA during the COVID-19 national emergency.
April 30: AACN signs onto an American Council of Education letter on international student visas.
April 30: AACN signs onto a Voice for Non Opioid Choices letter urging Congress to include the Non-Opioids Prevent Addiction in the Nation (“NOPAIN”) Act (H.R. 5172) in any upcoming COVID-19 legislation.
April 28: AACN signs onto Nursing Community Coalition letter laying out additional COVID-19 legislative priorities.
April 21: AACN signs onto an Academy Health letter urging Congress to include $71 million for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to support evaluations and research related to the health care system’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 3: AACN signs onto letter urging the Administration take immediate action to alleviate the critical shortage across the nation of ventilators and personal protective equipment (PPE).
April 2: AACN signs onto an American Council of Education letter urging governors to temporarily suspend or modify barriers to ensure healthcare access, especially in telehealth services.
April 1: AACN signs onto letter urging Congress to include a significant, long-term investment in public health infrastructure.
March 23: AACN signs onto a Federation of Associations of Schools of Health Professions letter to the House and Senate leadership as well as the Administration.
March 20: AACN signs onto an American Council of Education letter laying out higher education priorities for COVID-19 legislation.
March 20: AACN signs onto letter urging Congress and the Administration to ensure that personal protection equipment (PPE) is available to all health care systems, facilities, and providers.
March 20: AACN signs onto a Partners & Advocates for Remarkable Children & Adults letter regarding PPE donations.
March 19: AACN signs onto a Nursing Community Coalition letter on its shared priorities for any COVID-19 legislative package.
March 18: AACN signs onto an American Council of Education letter urging Congress to ensure that veterans' education benefits are not disrupted as colleges and universities move courses online due to coronavirus.