Nursing Education

Nursing Competency Kit—Getting Started With the New AACN Essentials

Nursing education is in a state of transformation. As the spotlight shifts toward competency standards, reimagining clinical learning experiences, and better preparing graduates for practice, new teaching tools and strategies are required. 

As you adapt to meet the new AACN Essentials and focus on skill competencies, stay informed and inspired using these resources designed to help educators, students, and ultimately patients.

What’s Inside:

Close the knowledge-practice gap with competencies

Implementing the new AACN Essentials in your nursing ed program? Read, watch, and download these tools to prepare tomorrow’s nurses.

Get inspiration and ideas from other nursing ed programs

Nursing ed programs everywhere are looking for ways to fill the pipeline with qualified and practice-ready nurses. Learn from those who have already implemented a competency-based approach.

Discover tools for practicing and validating skills

See how video, combined with powerful feedback tools, enables nursing students to connect what they learn in the classroom to hands-on practice in clinicals.