-- Offering a Faculty Development Conference in February 2008 to help
prepare and retain new nurse faculty at schools nationwide.
-- Highlighting statewide initiatives and other best practices related to
addressing the faculty shortage via Issue Bulletins, media articles and
For more details on the nurse faculty shortage and AACN's response, see http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Media/FactSheets/FacultyShortage.htm.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing is the national voice for university and four-year-college education programs in nursing. Representing more than 600 member schools of nursing at public and private institutions nationwide, AACN's educational, research, governmental advocacy, data collection, publications, and other programs work to establish quality standards for bachelor's- and graduate-degree nursing education, assist deans and directors to implement those standards, influence the nursing profession to improve health care, and promote public support of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education, research, and practice. See http://www.aacn.nche.edu.
Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based
manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related
services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and
diagnostic markets. The more than 200 Johnson & Johnson operating companies
employ approximately 122,000 men and women and sell products throughout the
world. For more information, see http://www.jnj.com. For details about the
Campaign for Nursing's Future, see http://www.discovernursing.com and
|SOURCE American Association of Colleges of Nursing|
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