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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...

2014-06-17 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...

2014-05-09 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...

2014-04-11 23:23:53

The NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology will benefit from a five-year sponsorship by Excelsior College of NLN’s Scholar-in-Residence Program. The NLN Excelsior College Scholar-in-Residence will facilitate career advancement for nurse educators with doctoral degrees, bringing them professional development opportunities and exposing them to the latest evidence-based scholarship. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The National League for Nursing Center for Innovation...

2014-02-15 23:02:58

vSim for Nursing/Medical-Surgical™ features 10 virtual patient simulation scenarios and other curricular content based on Complex Care Medical-Surgical Scenarios (Volume 1) developed by the National League for Nursing. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 The introduction of vSim for Nursing was an occasion of great excitement among nurse educators gathered at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) last month in San Francisco. The innovative product line,...

2013-11-25 23:30:35

Asserting that new ways are needed to value the complex role of the nurse educator, the NLN calls for doctorally prepared educators to lead curriculum change, develop models of cost-effective education, and prepare a workforce to meet the needs of a reformed health care system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Asserting that the future calls for new ways to value the complex role of the nurse educator, the National League for Nursing today released the latest entry in the NLN...

2013-10-21 23:04:43

The NLN announced the results of the annual Board of Governors elections at its September 2013 Education Summit. Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, the senior associate dean of academic programs at the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing in Tuscaloosa, assumed the NLN presidency. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The NLN announced the results of its annual Board of Governors (BOG) elections at its 2013 Education Summit on September 20. Marsha Howell Adams, PhD,...

2013-10-18 23:21:53

Advancing Care Excellence for Veterans (ACE/V), created in partnership with Laerdal Medical, includes unfolding cases, simulation scenarios, teaching strategies, and assessment tools. These state-of-the-art resources are available to nurse educators free of charge on the NLN website. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Meet Butch Sampson, 62, a homeless vet exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam; Jenny Brown, 23, and Randy Adams, 28, who both saw combat in Iraq; and Eugene Shaw, 82, a...


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