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American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)


The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for baccalaureate and graduate nursing education. AACN's educational, research, federal advocacy, data collection, publications, and special programs work to establish quality standards for nursing education; assist deans and directors to implement those standards; influence the nursing profession to improve health care; and promote public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice. AACN will contribute to the goals of Million Hearts™ by identifying and disseminating best practices for developing curricula and teaching methods that practicing nurses can use to promote heart health.

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