Call for Abstracts Now Open 2015 ELNEC Course Schedule Register Now for Free Faculty Webinars 2014 Fall Meeting Featured Speaker
Call for Abstracts Now Open

Call for abstracts are now open for the Baccalaureate Education Conference Professional Competency: Putting the Pieces Together.

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2015 ELNEC Course Schedule

End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) will release it's 2015 course schedule on August 1, 2014. Stay tuned to see where ELNEC will go next!

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Register Now for Free Faculty Webinars

Register now for upcoming Webinars exclusively for faculty teaching in AACN members schools.

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2014 Fall Meeting Featured Speaker

Join us at the Fall Meeting where futurist Ian Morrison will address changes in the healthcare marketplace, including how nursing can leverage these changes.

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October 24-25, 2014
Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) Program JW Marriott, Washington, DC
October 25-28, 2014
Fall Semiannual Meeting JW Marriott, Washington, DC
November 19-20, 2014
Fall Executive Development Series Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace, Baltimore, MD
November 20, 2014
Instructional Leadership Network (ILN) Program Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace, Baltimore, MD
November 20-22, 2014
Baccalaureate Education Conference Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace, Baltimore, MD

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August 26, 2014
AACN Announces New Scholarship for GNSA Members AACN is pleased to announce that CertifiedBackground has committed $50,000 over the next five years to providing scholarships to members of the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). This new funding will support master’s and doctoral nursing students who are working to advance the profession through a commitment to innovation, leadership, and/or mentoring. Since 2005, AACN has partnered with CertifiedBackground to provide background screening and compliance management solutions to AACN member schools.
August 19, 2014
Introducing the New AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Fellows AACN is pleased to announce the third class of nursing deans who have successfully completed the AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program. Launched in 2012 in collaboration with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, this world-class enrichment experience is designed exclusively for top academic leaders in schools of nursing. This ground-breaking program, which now includes 87 graduates from schools nationwide, is generously sponsored in part by the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare.
August 7, 2014
APGF & AACN Select 100 Nursing Schools for White Coat Ceremonies The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and AACN announced that 100 schools of nursing were selected to receive funding support to pilot White Coat Ceremonies, which are designed to instill a commitment to providing compassionate care among future health professionals. Funded by APGF Trustee Elaine Adler and her husband Mike, Co-Founders of the Adler Aphasia Center, this ground-breaking program was developed to promote humanistic, patient-centered care among incoming nursing students this fall.
June 17, 2014
AACN, Jonas Center & Khan Academy Introduce Online Learning Materials The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare (Jonas Center), Khan Academy, and AACN are pleased to announce that 55 new healthcare lessons in 9 topic areas are now available online to supplement the learning of healthcare students, practitioners, and patients worldwide.
June 16, 2014
Deborah Trautman Assumes the Role of AACN’s CEO Deborah E. Trautman, PhD, RN, assumed the office of Chief Executive Officer of AACN on June 16, 2014.
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Meet the new ceo

Deborah E.

"As CEO, I will place a high priority on continuing to increase nursing's visibility, participation and leadership in national efforts to improve health and health care." Read more about the AACN's new CEO.