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Faculty Leadership Network (FLN) Program

November 30, 2023

This half-day program, held prior to Transform, is hosted by AACN’s Faculty Leadership Network (FLN), a network specifically created for faculty whose primary focus is teaching didactic and clinical courses. It provides opportunities to explore real world issues, pose pedagogical questions, and exchange ideas related to teaching and curriculum in professional nursing education.

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FLN Program Call for Abstracts

This year's call for abstracts is closed. Submitters will be notified by mid-September.

AACN invites abstracts addressing the conference theme, representing excellence in nursing scholarship. The abstract submission topics should characterize the conference theme: "Gaming and Gamification in Nursing Education: Making Learning Fun"

General Information:

  • Abstracts will be presented in poster format only.
  • The primary author will be the point of contact for all communication with AACN.
  • Primary authors on all accepted abstracts must present in-person in Lake Buena Vista, FL and register for in-person attendance for the conference.


About the Faculty Leadership Network

The Faculty Leadership Network provides a forum for nursing faculty to explore real world issues, pose pedagogy questions, and exchange ideas related to teaching and curriculum in professional nursing education.

The primary purpose of the FLN is to facilitate faculty networking and foster development of its members through webinars, conference sessions, and electronic communications that support the evolution of teaching and learning.

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Who Should Attend

FLN Members and faculty whose main focus is teaching didactic and clinical courses in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs.

How to Attend

The FLN Program will be offered as an in-person event prior to Transform 2023 in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Conference Venue

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
1900 E. Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Registration Fees

FLN Program Standard
Ends Nov. 6
Begins Nov. 7
FLN Network Members $79 $99
AACN Members $99 $119
AACN Non-Members $199 $219

  • You may substitute your in-person registration to another individual within your organization. This must be done by contacting the AACN Conference Department via email at
  • If a substitution is not possible, your cancellation request must be received in writing and confirmed by AACN; otherwise, it cannot be honored. The following refund arrangements will then apply:
    • Cancellation requests received by November 16, 2023, will be refunded minus a non-refundable administrative fee:
      • Essentials Workshop: $90
      • Faculty Leadership Network (FLN) Program: $30
    • No refunds will be given after November 16, 2023, nor will refunds be given for no-shows.
    • No-show registrations with an open balance will be charged the non-refundable administrative fee as outlined above after the event.
  • Your cancellation request must be submitted in writing to and confirmed by AACN.

Please note: AACN will issue refunds within a 2-week time period of receipt of written cancellation notice.

Event Cancellation by AACN

AACN reserves the right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel this conference and any related group activity for any circumstance beyond AACN's control, including but not limited to emergency, acts of God, government regulations, disaster, strike, and non-fulfilment of minimum group requirements. If AACN cancels an event, every attempt will be made to reschedule or provide a modified virtual offering, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled/virtual event. If a cancelled event cannot be rescheduled, AACN will issue a full refund of the registration fee(s). Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled/postponed event cannot be refunded under any circumstances as AACN resumes no responsibility for such expenses.


Learner Outcomes for the Educational Session:

  • Discuss ways of implementing gaming and gamification in nursing education curriculum
  • Create gaming and gamification activities that can be used as an adragogical teaching method
  • Develop an assessment to evaluate gaming and gamification activities

Evaluate and map where components of the AACN Essentials Competencies and sub-competencies are incorporated within the activities created

Questions about this conference session?

Contact AACN Membership Assistant Peri Beckerman at

Phone: 202-463-6930   |