AACN AND AONE IN ALIGNING NURSING ACADEME AND PRACTICE TO CREATE NEW MODELS OF CARE AND NURSING WORKFORCE SUPPORT
Leaders with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), decided to join forces declaring the formation of a new national strategy to reinforce alignment between nursing practice and academia with a primary objective to develop ground-breaking solutions in meeting the demands of the present and future healthcare system, held in a May meeting in Washington D.C.
Newly formed AACN-AONE Advisory Committee’s mission will “co-create models of care, workforce readiness, and a lifelong continuum of learning to optimize the impact of nursing on health and wellness.”
In an article, committee co-chair Judy Beal said, “AACN and AONE have made the commitment to speaking in one voice on the need to work together to create new models of care and nursing education that support a highly educated nursing workforce.”
“We acknowledge the urgency with which we must as partners address serious workforce issues that have an impact on the health and wellness of not only the nation but also our nurses. While the AACN and AONE have been partnering since 2013 on the development of guiding principles and a toolkit for leaders to enhance academic-practice partnerships, the AACN 2016 report, Advancing Healthcare Transformation--A New Era for Academic Nursing, has created new momentum for action. I am honored and privileged to serve as co-chair of this accomplished team of leaders from service and academia,” Beal added.
The said committee had outlined two (2) strategic priorities:
- Develop and implement a campaign for nursing leaders from the academe and practice to encourage suitable leaders that they must collaborate to address anticipated workforce shortages through models of care and models of learning;
- Inspire and help academic and practice leaders to classify opportunities and challenges to forging dynamic partnerships.
Erudite Nursing Institute™, is in support for this newly formed partnership between two recognized nursing organizations, to tackle nursing practice and education in the midst of the nursing shortage issue.
The institute together with other leading nursing schools are ready to serve the society in producing dedicated nursing professionals for better optimal health care service.
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