Ebola Resources for Nurse Educators and Students AACN Requests Feedback Introducing NursingCAS 3.0 2014 Baccalaureate Education Conference
Ebola Resources for Nurse Educators and Students

Access the latest educational resources and resources available about the Ebola crisis.

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AACN Requests Feedback

Help shape the future of AACN by providing your input on the work of the Futures Task Force.


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Introducing NursingCAS 3.0

- Simplified & Improved User Experience
- Mobile &Tablet Ready
- Customized Program Pages for Schools

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2014 Baccalaureate Education Conference

Join AACN in Baltimore to consider issues of vital importance to baccalaureate and pre-licensure nursing education.


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The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for America's
baccalaureate-and higher-degree nursing education.


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
January 22, 2015
CNL Research Symposium Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, FL

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October 28, 2014
AACN Releases Findings from National Study on the Practice Doctorate AACN released findings from a national study conducted by the RAND Corporation, which examined the progress made by nursing schools in transitioning to the practice doctorate – a solution advanced 10 years ago to better meet the healthcare needs of the nation. The report authors found near universal agreement among nurse educators about the value of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in preparing individuals for advanced nursing practice.
October 27, 2014
Joint Statement from the Tri-Council for Nursing: Engaging Academic Nursing in the National Response to Ebola Engaging the Nursing Education Community in the Local Response to the Ebola Virus, a joint statement from the Tri-Council for Nursing: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN;) American Nurses Association (ANA); American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE); and National League for Nursing (NLN)
October 23, 2014
Ebola Resources for Nurse Educators To support the information needs of nursing school deans, faculty, students, and other stakeholders, AACN has developed this resource center to highlight key information sources about the Ebola crisis found on the web. This page will be updated daily to include details about new informational events and webinars, the latest news from the CDC, and work underway at our nation’s nursing schools related to Ebola preparedness and response.
October 23, 2014
AACN Announces Members of the Inaugural GNSA Policy Committee AACN is pleased to announce the appointment of seven nursing students to the inaugural Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) Policy Committee. Selected through a competitive application process, members of this committee will receive support and guidance to become highly-skilled advocates on behalf of patients and the nursing profession.
October 9, 2014
AACN's Partnership with CDC Yields Opportunities in Population and Public Health AACN is pleased to announce that new funding opportunities are now available through its partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which was created to help build capacity in the population health and public health nursing workforce.
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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.