Future of Nursing

The FON is looking ahead at the nursing profession’s capacity to help our nation create a culture of health, reduce health disparities, and improve the health and well-being of the U.S. population in the 21st century.

2020 Annual Conference

Don't miss this once-a-year event! Make career-changing connections, learn the latest innovations from inspiring speakers, earn contact hours. Register now.

AAACN Career Center

For job seekers and employers! Find your next career at AAACN Career Center. Check back frequently as new jobs are posted every day.

Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI)

The Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI), planned for March 14-16, 2010, provides nurses the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through the legislative and regulatory process. Participants learn from health policy experts and government officials, network with other nurses, and visit members of Congress. Anyone from novices to the very knowledgeable will find the program interesting and informative. Get more information/register or call 859-514-9157.

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We've built it, so invite your colleagues to come!

With just a few mouse clicks, you can help spread the word about AAACN and ambulatory care nursing. Please visit a new page on the AAACN Web site that describes ambulatory care nursing and allows you to send your nursing colleagues an e-mail automatically (all you have to do is fill in their address). Once they understand AAACN exists to educate them and foster their professional growth, they can become a member and begin reaping the many benefits AAACN offers. Thank you for helping us spread the word!

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H1N1 Links and Resources for the Most Up to Date Information

We realize the challenges our members and colleagues will face with the threat of the H1N1 virus and have discussed how we can provide you with the most up-to-date information on H1N1. We have determined that the most trustworthy, accurate information is available through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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Economically Disadvantaged Patients May Have Trouble with Patient-Provider Communication

It is critical to patient care that providers explain things well to patients and patients understand their personal health issues. A new study finds that certain sociodemographic characteristics may affect how patients perceive communication with providers and that economically disadvantaged patients may have a more difficult time with provider communication. Source: AHRQ Research Activities, August 2009 

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