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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.


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Free Webinar: Strategies for Inclusion of LGBTQ+ Curriculum Content in Nursing Education

Presented by the ACHNE Education Committee

The purpose of this presentation is to showcase the LGBTQ+ Curriculum Toolkit for Educators of Healthcare Professionals and demonstrate content integration in a variety of delivery formats. This interprofessional education resource provides practical strategies for educators of future healthcare professionals to integrate person-centered curriculum content in the care of LGBTQ+ populations. 

FREE Webinar - Teaching Policy Change in Nursing Education

Presented by the ACHNE Policy Committee

Participants will earn 1 CEU for participation. 

Let’s Recognize ACHNE Members!

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

Registration for the ACHNE APHN 2023 Joint Conference is Now Open!

Stronger Together: Bridging Academia & Practice

ACHNE and APHN have a long history of collaboration focusing on mutual topics of interest that strengthen each organization's mission. Simply put, we recognize we are Stronger Together.

Kudos Corner

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

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