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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.


January 23, 2015

Khan Academy Seeks New Healthcare Content Creators

Khan Academy is looking for faculty and students who have a deep understanding of healthcare content, have great intuition for how students like to learn, and are available to work on a part-time contract basis as content creators.


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.


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 23, 2014

Employment of New Nurse Graduates and Employer Preferences for Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses

In August 2014, AACN conducted its third online survey of nursing schools offering baccalaureate and graduate programs in the U.S. to better assess the experience of new graduates in finding employment during these tough economic times.


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