This goal requires nurses to relinquish the role of expert and become partners with their populations of practice (ACHNE
General agreement exists that the goal of baccalaureate programs in nursing involves preparing entry-level graduates as generalists.|1-2~ The American Nurses' Association (ANA) and the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE
) concur that community health nurse generalists prepared at the baccalaureate level and community health nurse specialists prepared at the graduate level collaborate to promote the health of populations.
In September 2009, a call went out to the listserv for the Association of Community Health Nurse Educators (ACHNE
) requesting faculty and student participation in an online discussion following the viewing of the film "In Sickness and in Wealth," the opening episode of "Unnatural Causes," which presents the series' overarching themes (www.unnaturalcauses.org/episode_descriptions.