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  • AACN and Uniform Advantage Announce New Scholarship for Graduate Nursing Student Academy Members

    Press Release, Student— October 17, 2019

    AACN and Uniform Advantage are pleased to announce the launch of a new scholarship program for nursing students enrolled in master's and doctoral programs. Developed to support future leaders of the nursing profession, this p...


  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— October 16, 2019

    In this week's News Watch, take a look back at the year 2000, get ready for Health Professions Week, and submit an abstract for this year's CNL Summit.


  • Faculty Link Newsletter: October 2019

    Faculty News, Newsletter— October 14, 2019

    This issue features upcoming leadership development programs, webinars, and conferences specifically geared towards nurse faculty. 


  • Call for Abstracts for the 2020 CNL Summit

    News, Announcement— September 26, 2019

    The  American Association of Colleges of Nursing  (AACN) invites faculty, nursing administrators, practicing CNLs, and students to  submit abstracts  that showcase innovations in CNL education or practice for the  2020 CNL Su...


  • Rounds With Leadership: A Legacy of Risks and Rewards

    Rounds with Leadership— September 25, 2019

    For our 20th anniversary in 1989, AACN published  The Vision and The Reality , an anthology of the association’s history up to that point, which featured an exploration of the opportunities and challenges facing the fledgling...


  • Upcoming Opportunities for Member Feedback and Engagement on the AACN Essentials

    Announcement, Membership— September 23, 2019

    AACN is planning a number of opportunities for members to provide input on draft documents produced by the task force as we work to reach consensus around the competency expectations of future graduates.


Featured Data Reports & Publications

2018-2019 Enrollment and Graduations in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing 

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New Era for Academic Nursing Report

AACN is pleased to announce the release of a new report titled Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing, which addresses how baccalaureate and higher degree schools of nursing can amplify their role in improving health and health care at the local, state, and national levels.

2018-2019 Salaries of Instructional and Administrative Nursing Faculty in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing

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New Recommended CNL Practice Experiences

AACN has released a list of 24 experiences that are deemed to be critical for preparing CNL graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively perform in diverse practice settings and systems upon graduation. The list was developed by an Expert Panel comprised of CNL faculty, representatives from practice, and practicing CNLs.

2018-2019 Salaries of Deans in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing

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Official Journal of the AACN

Keep pace with continuing changes in legislative, regulatory, ethical, and professional standards that affect your nursing career with this bimonthly scholarly journal.