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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Abstract acceptance notices for the 2018 Annual Institute will be sent out by March 1, 2018.



ACHNE has launched a Member Recruitment Drive! Click here for more information and to view prizes.

Nurse in Washington Internship applications are due January 24.

Applications are due January 24 for the Nurse in Washington Internship scholarship!  ACHNE is a sponsoring member of the Nursing Community Coalition, which started the Lois Capps Scholarship Fund to offer the opportunity to attend the Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) hosted by the Nursing Organizations Alliance.  Funding will cover the cost of registration plus hotel and travel expenses for NIWI.
Eligibility Criteria:

  • ?Applicant must be a nurse or nursing student and a member of one of the Nursing Community’s organizations. Applicant must provide proof of membership.

  • Priority will be given to applicants from the Honorable Lois Capps’s home state of California.

Application: Candidates must submit a 500-word essay that addresses the following questions:

  • ??What sparked your passion for policy?

  • If applicable, how have you engaged in policy efforts to advance quality patient care at the state or local level

  • How do you believe collaborations empower policy change?

Applications are due no later than January 24, 2018 to Sara Zach at 


Call for 2018 Award Nominations

The ACHNE Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the following six awards, to be presented at the ACHNE 40th Annual Conference. Click here for more information.

Call for Student Poster Abstracts

The ACHNE Program Committee invites students to submit abstracts on any topic related to Community or Public Health Nursing to present at the 2018 ACHNE Annual Institute in New Orleans, LA, June 7-9. Posters can be focused on this year's theme of Celebrating the Past, Envisioning the Future.

Baccalaureate and prelicensure graduate nursing students presenters must be registered for the Annual Institute at the time of presentation. Graduate student presenters must be a student member of ACHNE. Membership is not required at the time of submission.

  • Your abstract should be 250 words or less in length.
  • You must include 1-3 educational/learning objectives for your presentation.
  • Provide the name and institution for each author. The first author will be considered the main author for all contact purposes.

Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018

Click Here to Submit Your Abstract

Save the date! 2018 annual institute

ACHNE's 40th Annual Institute will be held June 7-9, 2018, at the Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans. Theme for this 40th Anniversary Institute is, Celebrating the Past, Envisioning the FutureClick here for more information




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