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Opportunities for Nurse Faculty

AACN Online Community

AACN Connect Logo with text Engage - Discuss - Post - Share

AACN Connect is the place to have your voice heard in the nursing community. Here's what fellow members are talking about:

  • Telehealth in Your Curriculum 
  • DNP Portfolios
  • Student Administration Medication

See more discussions and chime in on these important conversations via AACN Connect! 



Resources for Faculty

AACN serves as the leading information resources on issues and trends impacting academic nursing.


Upcoming Webinars

Essentials Implementation Webinars & On-Demand Sessions

To facilitate the transition to a new approach to nursing education, AACN has created a webinars and on-demand sessions that highlight cutting-edge strategies to implement the EssentialsView webinars and on-demand session here

Faculty News & Announcements

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: March 2023

    Faculty— March 13, 2023

    AACN’s Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN) Program offers professional enrichment at the intersection of mentorship, strategy, and creativity.

  • Upcoming Faculty Development Workshops on Competency-Based Education

    Faculty— February 24, 2023

    Moving to implement the 2021 Essentials requires a thoughtful, coordinated approach to transitioning to competency-based education and assessment. AACN is hosting a series of regional hands-on workshops for faculty seeking strategies, resources, and solutions to adapting their undergraduate and graduate programs to meet the new competency expectations.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: February 2023

    Faculty— February 13, 2023

    Congratulations to AACN's Faculty and Poster Award Recipients!

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: January 2023

    Faculty— January 9, 2023

    Three way sto Accelerate Your Professional Growth This Year. 

    1. Be Part of the Next Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing Program Cohort.
    2. Discover New Ways to Approach Competency-Based Education
    3. Grow with Your Peers: Join an AACN Leadership Network

National Call to Action for Nurse Faculty Recognition

The Daisy Award logo with a daisy flower and text For Extraordinary Nursing Faculty - Honoring nurses internationally in memory of J. Patrick Barnes.

AACN has joined The DAISY Foundation™ to issue a National Call for Nurse Faculty Recognition to honor academic leaders responsible for preparing the nation's nursing workforce. AACN encourages those wishing to formally recognize nurse educators to consider using The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty. This award was created to honor nursing faculty who inspire their students to provide high quality, compassionate care.  AACN is committed to celebrating the faculty role and spotlighting the efforts made to recognize nurse educators in our newsletters, on the website, and at our regional meetings and conferences. For more infromation, click here