Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) Meeting Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, SC
Summer Seminar Eldorado Hotel, Santa Fe, NM
Organizational Leadership Network (OLN) Meeting JW Marriott, Washington, DC
Fall Semiannual Meeting JW Marriott, Washington, DC
Fall Executive Development Series Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace, Baltimore, MD
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
AACN Releases Free Online QSEN Modules for Graduate Nursing Programs AACN is pleased to announce the launch of the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) learning module series, a free faculty development resource for nurse educators teaching in master’s and doctoral programs.
Dr. Eileen Breslin from UTHSC San Antonio Assumes Presidency of AACN Eileen Breslin, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean and professor of the School of Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) San Antonio was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the AACN. Dr. Breslin assumed the presidency at AACN’s 2014 Spring Business Meeting held in Washington, D.C. earlier today.
AACN Expresses Concern Over the President's FY 2015 Budget AACN expresses concern over the President’s FY 2015 Budget recommendations, which may impact the nation’s future supply of registered nurses. With the budget released earlier this week and details continuing to emerge, the Obama Administration recommends level funding for the Nursing Workforce Development programs (Title VIII, Public Health Service Act) at $223.841 million and near level funding for the National Institute of Nursing Research at $140.452 million.
AACN Applauds New Lancet Study Linking Nursing Education and Patient Outcomes AACN applauds new research published today in The Lancet, which shows that patients experiencing complications after surgery are more likely to live if treated in hospitals with adequate nurse staffing levels and higher numbers of nurses prepared at the baccalaureate degree level.
Commission on Nurse Certification Receives NCCA Accreditation AACN is pleased to announce that the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) has accredited the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification program administered by the Commission on Nurse Certification, an autonomous arm of AACN. The CNL certification program has been accredited by the NCCA for the maximum five-year period expiring January 31, 2019.
HIGHLIGHTED SCHOLARSHIP WINNER
Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future Scholarship Winners The Johnson & Johnson/AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars program provides financial support to graduate nursing students from minority...