American Academy of Nursing

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American Academy of Nursing

a working body of nursing leaders and scholars in education, practice, administration, and research. Fellows are elected to membership in the Academy based on their contributions to the nursing profession and health care. The Academy identifies emerging nursing and health care issues, promotes their scholarly exploration, challenges the status quo, and proposes creative solutions.

American Academy of Nursing (AAN)

the honorary organization of the American Nurses Association, created to recognize superior achievement in nursing in order to promote advances and excellence in nursing practice, education, and research. A person elected to membership is given the title of Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and may use the abbreviation FAAN as an honorific.

A·mer·i·can A·cad·e·my of Nurs·ing

(AAN) (ă-mer'i-kăn ă-kad'ĕ-mē nŭrs'ing)
A professional group composed of about 1500 nursing leaders who address national and international issues of health care and policy; nursing leaders are selected as Fellows in recognition of their accomplishments within the nursing profession.

American Academy of Nursing

An organization formed by the American Nurses' Association. Membership in this honorary association indicates that the person selected has contributed significantly to nursing. A member is titled Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, abbreviated FAAN.