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  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— August 5, 2020

    In this week's News Watch, breaking news in Congress, register for the 2020 ANLC, and more.


  • Reflections from a Leadership Coach: Navigating These Uncertain Times

    News, Membership— July 29, 2020

    With the volatility, uncertainty and change that nursing academic leaders face, even in the best of times, it makes it difficult to envision and plan for the future.  Now with the uncertainty and turbulence posed by the pand...


  • Considerations for Reopening U.S. Schools of Nursing During COVID-19

    Announcement, News— July 29, 2020

    AACN has developed some new recommendations for our member schools to consider as they move ahead with plans to reopen their nursing programs in various locations across the country.


  • Diversity Digest: Summer 2020

    News, Newsletter, Diversity— July 23, 2020

    This edition's theme: Diversity & Inclusion Implications/Considerations during COVID-19. Read about inclusive teaching, why talking about systemic racism matters, and more.


  • AACN News Watch Weekly Edition

    News, Newsletter— July 22, 2020

    In this week's News Watch, read this month's  Rounds with Leadership,  submit your abstract for AACN's Inaugural Diversity Symposium, and more.


  • Rounds With Leadership: Bridging the Distance

    News, Newsletter, Rounds with Leadership— July 22, 2020

    Since February 2020, AACN’s priorities have focused on assisting member schools with maintaining their nursing education programs and advancing their missions despite the many challenges presented by the pandemic.


Featured Data Reports & Publications

2019-2020 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.

2019-2020 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.

2019-2020 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.