Faculty Practice Learning Opportunity 2017 Master’s Education Conference Registration Now Open for GANES Conference New Holistic Review Tool Kit
Faculty Practice Learning Opportunity

Designed for those who promote, administer, and engage in faculty practice. Early bird registration ends 12/30!

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2017 Master’s Education Conference

Join us in Atlanta, GA as we examine the role of higher education in preparing nurses for the ever changing healthcare environment.

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Registration Now Open for GANES Conference

Join us for the third international conference where key issues in nursing education, cross-border partnerships, and global health issues will be addressed.

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


January 18, 2017
Nursing Science and the Research-Focused Doctorate Pre-Conference Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA
January 18, 2017
Faculty Practice Pre-Conference (PLN) Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA
January 18, 2017
Palliative Care Education, Practice, and Research Pre-Conference University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
January 19-21, 2017
Doctoral Education Conference Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA
January 19, 2017
Research Leadership Network (RLN) Program Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, CA

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November 9, 2016
AACN Renews its Commitment to Veteran's Health In recognition of Veterans Day, AACN is proudly participating in Joining Forces Wellness Week 2016 (JFWW) in conjunction with the Office of the First Lady of the United States.
October 20, 2016
AACN Appoints New Chiefs and Special Advisors AACN is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Joan Stanley as Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Suzanne Miyamoto as Chief Policy Officer. These nurse leaders are filling newly created roles on AACN's executive leadership team, which includes Dr. Deborah Trautman as President and Chief Executive Officer, Jennifer Ahearn as Chief Operating Officer, and Robert Rosseter as Chief Communications Officer. In addition, three veteran AACN staff also were recognized for their unique expertise and contribution to advancing the association's mission.
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.
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.
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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