Unlocking the Power of Collaboration New Holistic Review Tool Kit Be a Conference Sponsor/Exhibitor Join Our Exclusive Leadership Networks
Unlocking the Power of Collaboration

Join us at this year’s Fall Meeting where health futurist Dr. Jeffrey Bauer will address the evolution of healthcare and practical approaches to improving the health of the nation.

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New Holistic Review Tool Kit

See the latest resource for holistic review, an effective admissions strategy that assesses an applicant’s unique experiences alongside traditional measures of academic achievement.

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Be a Conference Sponsor/Exhibitor

With more than 4,300 attendees from over 780 nursing schools, AACN conferences provide concrete return-on-investment for sponsors and exhibitors year after year.

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Join Our Exclusive Leadership Networks

AACN Networks bring peer professionals together to share best practices, sharpen leadership skills, and advance professional growth and development.

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October 28-29, 2016
Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) Program JW Marriot Washington, Washington, DC
October 29 - November 1, 2016
Fall Semiannual Meeting JW Marriot Washington, Washington, DC
November 16-17, 2016
Fall Executive Development Series (EDS) Anaheim Marriot, Anaheim, CA
November 16-17, 2016
Faculty Development Conference Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim, CA
November 17, 2016
Instructional Leadership Network (ILN) Program Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, CA

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September 21, 2016
AACN News Watch Weekly Edition
September 21, 2016
AACN Applauds Committee's Vote to Advance Legislation for Nursing Education and Practice AACN applauds the House Energy and Commerce Committee for taking up a series of public health bills, including approving the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2713) and the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act (H.R. 1209). Both passed by a voice vote, which marks a monumental step in the legislative process toward becoming law.
September 2, 2016
Call for Research Applications: NCIN Studying the Impact The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) program seeks researchers to study the impact this groundbreaking program has on changing the face of nursing. Over the eight years of operation a large data set including more than 3,500 scholars from 130 schools of nursing in 41 states was created on “Building a More Diverse and Inclusive Nursing Workforce”. Up to four grants will be awarded to individuals in the amount of $3,000 each for analysis and development of a manuscript.
August 25, 2016
AACN News Watch - Debut of the New Weekly Edition Since 2001, AACN News Watch has been a reliable source for information on the association’s current initiatives, upcoming programs, and strategic opportunities for member schools. As information needs and preferences evolve, so must AACN’s principal communication vehicle, which now reaches nearly 40,000 subscribers. Starting this month, AACN News Watch will be produced as a weekly advisory to provide more dynamic content and ensure timely updates on the latest news for AACN members and external constituents. This publication will feature more streamlined content and a few recurring new sections.
August 3, 2016
Fifty Nursing Schools Nationwide Awarded Funding to Host White Coat Ceremonies Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and AACN announced that 50 schools of nursing across the nation were selected to receive funding support to host White Coat Ceremonies, which emphasize the importance of providing compassionate care among health professionals. Launched in 2013, this ground-breaking collaboration between APGF and AACN was developed to promote humanistic, patient-centered care among future generations of registered nurses.
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Featured Resource

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. Read Moremore