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February 17, 2015
AACN Submits Comments to the House on 21st Century Cures Discussion Document AACN provided comments to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on a discussion document outlining priorities in draft legislation of the 21st Century Cures initiative. AACN applauds the goals of this bill, which aims to accelerate the discovery and dissemination of healthcare cures in America.

February 2, 2015
AACN Responds to Investments in Nursing Education, Research, and Practice in the President’s FY 2016 BudgetAACN 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.

January 7, 2015
AACN's Letters to the 114th Congress
The 114th United States Congress convened in our nation’s capital on January 6, 2015. AACN welcomes members of Congress and is eager to establish and grow existing relationships to help promote mutual policy priorities that improve the health of our nation. AACN sent letters to all Senators and Representatives offering our expertise on nursing education, research, and practice.


AACN is committed to preparing the next generation of nursing advocates who can purposefully and effectively contribute to shaping public policy at the national, state, and local levels. AACN offers a fully array of grassroots opportunities, informational resources, professional development offerings, and networking platforms to ensure that students, faculty, and nursing stakeholders are well prepared to engage in the policymaking process. Read more in the new AACN's Advocacy at Work for You brochure.




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