Webinar Details & Objectives

This webinar focuses on access to the nursing school, inclusion and belonging, and success of historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. Nursing schools must critically examine the structures, policies, practices, and attitudes to ensure access, retention, and success for all faculty, students, and staff. The speaker will discuss the dimensions of the Inclusive Excellence Ecosystem for Academic Nursing and how it can assist nursing schools with organizing and guiding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts.

This webinar is the first installment for the Inclusive Excellence Webinar Series. For more information, on additional webinars in this series, visit www.aacnnursing.org/diversity/webinars.


  • Discuss promising practices for increasing student access to schools of nursing
  • Discuss evidence-based student retention and success strategies for historically underrepresented and marginalized nursing students.
  • Discuss practices to improve feelings of belonging of historically underrepresented and marginalized groups
  • Discuss tools to build capacity related to structures, policies, practices and attitudes for nursing schools to ensure access, retention and success for all faculty students and staff.

Pricing and CE Credit

This webinar is free to deans, faculty, staff and students from AACN member schools of nursing. All non-member audiences will be required to pay a $59 webinar fee.

Continuing Education Credits

Eligible attendees may receive one continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hour for participating in this webinar. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is an accredited CNE-provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) works with the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) to provide CPH credits.

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