AACN’s 2015 Spring Annual Meeting AACN Requests Feedback Progress Made in Transition to the Practice Doctorate Register Now for Free Faculty Webinars 2014 Annual Report Available
AACN’s 2015 Spring Annual Meeting

Enjoy skill building pre-meeting sessions as well as multiple opportunities to engage with national leaders.

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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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Progress Made in Transition to the Practice Doctorate

The DNP by 2015 identifies facilitators and barriers facing schools wishing to offer a BSN to DNP program.

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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 Annual Report Available

AACN's 2014 Annual Report Building a Framework for the Future is now available online.

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March 20-21, 2015
Spring Executive Development Series The Fairmont, Washington, DC
March 21-24, 2015
Spring Annual Meeting The Fairmont, Washington, DC
March 22-24, 2015
Student Policy Summit Park Hyatt Washington
April 7- 8, 2015
Graduate Nursing Admissions Professionals (GNAP) Conference Sheraton Downtown, Phoenix, AZ
April 16-18, 2015
Hot Issues Conference Bally’s Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

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February 27, 2015
ELNEC Celebrates 15 Years as Leading Advocate ELNEC is celebrating 15 years of promoting excellence in palliative care education. To date, over 19,500 nurses and other healthcare professionals – representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 85 countries – have attended an ELNEC train-the-trainer course, which provides a comprehensive set of teaching resources to better prepare health professionals to care for patients with life-limiting illnesses.
February 25, 2015
AACN Releases New Talking Points on RN Workforce Projections through 2025 AACN has developed a set of talking points to help outline the HRSA report’s projections focused on the RN population while underscoring the need to focus future workforce growth on addressing the shortage of baccalaureate- and graduate-prepared nurses.
February 19, 2015
AACN Announces Election Results for New Board & Nominating Committee AACN is pleased to announce the results of its 2015 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
February 2, 2015
AACN Responds to President's FY 2016 Budget AACN has expressed support and concern over specific provisions outlined in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget that would impact the nursing workforce, critical healthcare research, and primary care practice.
December 4, 2014
AACN, Jonas Center, & Khan Academy to Produce New Learning Resources Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare (Jonas Center), Khan Academy, and AACN today announced the continuation of a groundbreaking partnership to produce innovative, online healthcare content for a global audience of faculty, students, practitioners, and consumers.
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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.






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