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2014-07-31 23:09:28

Six schools of nursing, selected by competitive application, have been named NLN Centers of Excellence in Nursing Education this year. New COEs will be formally recognized at the NLN’s Annual Education Summit in Phoenix, September 17-20. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Six schools of nursing have been named NLN Centers of Excellence (COE) for 2014 to 2018, bringing the total to 35, the National League for Nursing Board of Governors has announced. The selection is by competitive...

2014-07-30 23:00:50

Nationally recognized leader in nursing education, Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who since September 2013 has served as president of the National League for Nursing, became the new dean of the College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville (UAH), effective July 14. The move marries her leadership of the NLN, as the nation's premier voice for nursing education, to one of the top-ranked academic nursing and research institutions in the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-07-30 23:00:22

"Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach" reflects NLN commitment to diversity and global health initiatives. Janice L. Dreachslin, PhD, a professor in the Management Division at the Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies; M. Jean Gilbert, PhD, principal of the consulting firm, Cultures in the Clinic; and NLN CEO Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN, have each written from their differing respective academic-scholarly perspectives -...

2014-06-28 23:02:59

Nurse educators at six schools of nursing in southeastern Pennsylvania and clinical nursing staff at an affiliated agency took home the first awards for geriatric education and practice from the IBC Foundation of Philadelphia. The awards program was inaugurated in 2013 with a foundation grant to the NLN to expand the Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors program to practice environments in the designated geographic region. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Nurse educators at six...

2014-06-27 23:02:14

Twenty distinguished nurse educators and two honorary fellows have been selected as the eighth class of the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education. The induction ceremony will take place at the NLN Banquet on Friday evening, September 19 during the 2014 Education Summit. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Twenty distinguished nurse educators have been selected as the eighth class of fellows for induction into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education, the National League for...

2014-06-17 23:13:14

In acknowledgment of her stature within nursing education and American health care, as she retires as CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the NLN will honor Geraldine "Polly" Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN, with its highest accolade. The capacity crowd of nurse faculty, deans, and administrators, and executives of health care organizations attending the 2014 NLN Education Summit will see Dr. Bednash receive the NLN President's Award at the gala NLN Banquet,...

2014-05-31 23:07:40

Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, a chief program officer at the National League for Nursing, is one of just two honorary degree candidates selected by Duquesne University this year. Dr. Tagliareni was awarded a doctor of humane letters at the university’s Commencement Exercises on May 9 on the Pittsburgh, PA campus. Washington DC (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, a chief program officer at the National League for Nursing, is one of just two honorary...

2014-05-31 23:07:38

As the scholar in residence, Dr. Scroggs will support the NLN/Chamberlain Center by enhancing NLN faculty development programs, promoting research initiatives in nursing education and evidence-based teaching practices, and planning NLN professional development programs with a focus on nursing education research. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Chamberlain College of Nursing and the National League for Nursing (NLN) are excited to announce Nancy Scroggs, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, as the first...

2014-05-09 23:09:12

Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, will lead the NLN's new accreditation division, effective July 1, 2014. The NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (C-NEA) will offer an alternative to current accreditation options. Washington DC (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The NLN has named Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, to lead its new accreditation division, effective July 1, 2014. Said NLN president Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, “I can think of no better person...

2014-04-24 23:13:54

The NLN wants all nurse faculty and deans and administrators of schools of nursing across the spectrum of higher education and leaders in nursing education at health care organizations and institutions to come to the nation’s premier conference on nursing education. This annual premier nursing education conference is planned to shed light on timely issues and new challenges and illuminate visions of the future. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Valley of the Sun is looking...


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