Vision, Mission, Values, Goals
The Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE) provides a meeting ground for those committed to excellence in community and public health nursing education, research, and practice. ACHNE was established in 1978 and is run by elected volunteer leaders who guide the organization in providing networking through the quarterly newsletter and membership directory, and providing educational opportunities through publications and the annual Spring Institute.
To be recognized as the premier leader in Community/Public Health (C/PHN) Nursing education, and to positively impact local to global population health.
Advance population health through quality community/ public health nursing education, research and service.
ACHNE CORE VALUES AND GOALS
- Collaborative partnerships
- Evidenced-based practice
- Excellence in education
- Leadership development
- Professional development
- Research and scholarship
Priorities for ACHNE 2018 - 2020
- Promote innovative Academic Practice Partnerships
- Increase involvement of ACHNE and its members in public health policy
- Initiate recruitment, engagement and retention activities to better achieve diversity in membership
- Communicate and rapidly respond to issues consistent with ACHNE’s mission promoting a unified voice
- Establish mechanisms for mentorship - internal and external to the organization - related to public health nursing