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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Partners with AACN to Launch New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program

Last Chance for a Stipend to Attend a GNEC Faculty Development Institute New!
2009 Call for Nominations for the Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Awards New!
Submission deadline is February 18, 2009.
Enrollment Growth in U.S. Nursing Colleges and Universities Hits an 8-Year Low New!
AACN Members Move to Transform Baccalaureate Nursing Education
On October 20, 2008, AACN member institutions voted overwhelmingly to endorse the revised version of the Baccalaureate Essentials.
Nursing Schools and Faculty Honored for Excellence in Geriatric Nursing Education at AACN’s Fall Meeting

Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification & Education
Following a four-year, consensus-building effort, this model for APRN regulation is the product of collaborative work conducted by the Advanced Practice Nursing Consensus Work Group and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing APRN Committee.


About the Nursing Shortage
Impact of Nurse Staffing on Patient Care
Strategies for Addressing the Nursing Shortage
Legislation Aimed at Addressing the Nursing Shortage
A Snapshot of Today’s Nursing Workforce


Doctor of Nursing Practice

Minority Faculty Scholarship Programs
2009 Application Available Now

Study Links Nursing Education & Outcome

Sullivan Commission Report on Diversity
June 2007 Update