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Collaboration

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Advocacy & Policy

Trust for America’s Trust

Washington, DC – May 26

Updates from Trust for America’s Health, a non-partisan, nonprofit public health policy, research and advocacy organization.

Advocacy Action

February 14, 2022

Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto letters to the House and the Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committees urging them to pass S.1220/H.R.2568 United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act of 2021 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) signed onto an American Council on Education letter urging Congress to support and protect historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) following bomb threats made against the community.

Advocacy Action

February 7, 2022

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) sent letter reiterating our academic nursing priorities after a roundtable discussion with Secretary Becerra of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Advocacy Action

February 4, 2022

AACN sent comments on the PREVENT Pandemics Act discussion draft to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee.

Advocacy Action

January 2022

Nursing Community Coalition and AACN both sent letters welcoming Carole Johnson, selected as new Administrator of the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)

Advocacy Action

January 20, 2022

AACN sent letter welcoming the new Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Second Session of 117th Congress

Nursing Community Coalition sent letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees Requestion at least $324,472 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce and Development Programs and at least $200,782 million for the NINR (FY 2022) and AACN sent letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees reiterating key academic nursing funding priorities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.

Advocacy Action

January 19, 2022

Nursing Community Coalition sent letter urging Senate to advance sound policies within Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) to include Nurse Corps Act and Momnibus and AACN sent letter to Senate reiterating to preserve and pass essential nursing provisions as the Senate considers the Build Back Better Act.

Leadership

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Mentorship

Let’s Recognize ACHNE Members!

It’s Time to Nominate Your Colleagues and Students for ACHNE Recognition Awards

A Message from Rear Admiral, Assistant Surgeon General Mix

CMS Minimum Staffing Standards for Long-Term Care Facilities and Medicaid Institutional Payment Transparency Reporting (CMS 3442-P)

A Deep Dive into Challenges at the United States (U.S.)-Mexico Border Region: Experiences of the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Border Health Program

ACHNE APHN Joint Conference Preconference Workshop and Bus Tour

Join us on Monday, June 4, 2023, from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM for a pre-conference workshop and site visit highlighting services of the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Border Health Program and Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (ORIA), and San Diego Jewish Family Services (SDJFS).

Kudos Corner

A place for ACHNE members to share their accomplishments, awards, and publications.

New Article Alert: Escape Rooms to Mentor and Educate Community/Public Health Nursing and Undergraduate Educators

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