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The Arkansas Center for Nursing and the Tennessee Action Coalition Receive Funding for Innovative Work to Help Nursing Build America’s Health Equity

Healthcare Heroes – Alisha Ashley, APRN-FNP

By pwsadmin | April 21, 2020

Across the country there seems to be two primary battlegrounds in the fight against the COVID-19 virus. The first battleground is within walls of the hospitals where nurses provide cutting-edge care for the patients diagnosed with COVID-19. The second battleground is less glamorous but vitally important and is found within the walls of the testing…

“Healthcare Heroes – Linda Tate, PhD, APRN”

By pwsadmin | April 17, 2020

We see the unforgettable scenes play out on our television sets each night. Scenes that appear to be the brain-child of some Hollywood producer, certainly not accurate portrayals of the reality facing places like New York or New Orleans. However, the unsettling truth is that there are healthcare facilities that currently lack the healthcare capacity…

Healthcare Heroes- Dana Burnett, RN

By pwsadmin | April 9, 2020

I am sure by now you have seen some of the images circulating of families unable to visit their loved ones in long-term care facilities. This is arguably the most vulnerable population when it comes to fighting disease and illness of any kind, especially the COVID-19 virus. The nursing professionals and other healthcare staff are…

Healthcare Heroes – Nycole Oliver, APRN

By pwsadmin | April 7, 2020

Everyone knows the story of Superman and his alias Clark Kent.  There was such a contrast in his life as he displayed super-human strength in his noble efforts to save the city of Metropolis, and then worked as a common, news reporter, capturing Lois Lane’s heart, and enjoying the normalcy of life outside of the…

2020: The Year of the Nurse

By pwsadmin | April 6, 2020

“Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation as any painter’s or sculptor’s work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God’s spirit?…

Coming Soon!

By pwsadmin | November 22, 2019

The Arkansas Center for Nursing is committed to collecting and reporting data regarding the nursing workforce in Arkansas. We will soon begin to publish regular updates on the state of the nursing workforce. Check back often to stay up-to-date with the latest news and trends in the nursing profession.

Upcoming ACN Events

7th Annual Membership Meeting November 15th at 5:00 pm

The Arkansas Center for Nursing, INC will hold its 7th Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday November 15, 2022 at 5:00 pm via ZOOM. During the meeting, members will hear from the Executive Director regarding the achievements of the past year. The 2022 State of the Nursing Workforce Report will be released and members will get to see an overview of the findings. Members will also be voting on new Board of Directors members.

Previous ACN Events

2022 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 Recognition Ceremony

2021 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 Rocognition Ceremony

2020 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 Recognition Ceremony

2019 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 Recognition Ceremony

2018 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 recognition Ceremony

2017 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 Recognitoin Ceremony