ACE.S Partners
ACESXPRESS provides a unique opportunity to engage nurse educators in a rich on-going discussion about the state of geriatric care. With the collective experiences of the NLN and its stakeholders, we can foster a community that implements improved care practices within the specialty and across the nation. Download the Become a Strategic Partner Toolkit to get involved.
Community College of Philadelphia        Community College of Philadelphia
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in Philadelphia. More than 90 percent of the college's graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening the local economy and workforce. Since its first graduating class in May 1968, the nursing program has graduated more than 3,400 registered nurses. The nursing curriculum prepares students for staff nurse positions in acute, long-term care, and community-based facilities. Community College of Philadelphia seeks to create a caring environment that is intellectually and culturally dynamic and encourages all students to achieve.
Hearst Foundation        The Hearst Foundations
The Hearst Foundations are national philanthropic resources for organizations and institutions working in the fields of education, health, culture and social service. The goal is to ensure that people of all backgrounds have the opportunity to build healthy, productive and inspiring lives. The Hearst Foundation, Inc. was founded by William Randolph Hearst in 1945. In 1948, Hearst established the California Charities Foundations, later renamed the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Both foundations are guided by the same charitable mission, which reflects the philanthropic interests of their founder. Since inception, the foundations have made over 19,000 grants totaling more than $900 million.
NSNA        NSNA
The NSNA mission is to bring together and mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, as well as those enrolled in baccalaureate completion programs; convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession; promote development of the skills that students will need as responsible and accountable members of the nursing profession; advocate for high quality, evidence-based, affordable and accessible health care; advocate for and contribute to advances in nursing education; and develop student nurses who are prepared to lead the profession in the future. The organization has more than 60,000 members in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
Hearst Foundation        AANAC
The American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting long-term care professionals provide quality care for nursing home residents across the nation. Since our founding in 1999, AANAC has earned the reputation as the premier resource and network for long-term care professionals involved in the RAI/MDS process. Now with more than 14,000 members, AANAC is committed to the success of the entire interdisciplinary team and delivers accurate and timely information, educational opportunities, advocacy in legislation, and a peer-community of support.
       Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing's (HIGN) singular mission is to shape the quality of older adult care through excellence in nursing and interprofessional practice. Serving as the umbrella for all geriatric initiatives of the NYU College of Nursing, HIGN has become a beacon for all those who wish to advance geriatric care, helping to propel the College to a consistent spot at the top of the U.S. News rankings of graduate programs in gerontological nursing. Under the leadership of Dr. Tara Cortes, HIGN collaborates with interprofessional partners in medicine, pharmacy, social work, dentistry, and more to develop evidence-based online resources for practitioners and faculty/students, and to implement innovative models of older adult care across the continuum. HIGN products include its Try This:® Assessment series, e-learning modules, webinars, and videos. Many provide continuing education in nursing. For more information and to access our products, please visit HIGN's homepage and our clinical site.

       Springfield Technical Community College

Springfield Technical Community College, a leader in technology and instructional innovation, transforms lives through educational opportunities that promote personal and professional success. Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Our SIMS Medical Center is a nationally recognized patient simulation facility with experienced faculty and staff dedicated to the exploration of patient simulation with the goal of improved patient care. SIMS Medical Center (SMC) provides a state of the art educational environment where students and healthcare personnel obtain new skills and refine existing competencies. SMC has provided workshops for a wide variety of participants, from beginners to “train the trainers.” SMC also provides elementary through high school students a chance to explore health careers.

ursuline stacked image Ursuline College

Founded by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland in 1871, Ursuline was the first women's college in Ohio and one of the first in the United States. Ursuline College and the Breen School of Nursing offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree preparing students for highly skilled and technical work at the patient’s bedside. While at Ursuline College, clinical experiences will provide opportunity to rehearse for practice in the most dynamic specialties at the best healthcare institutions in the nation.

Hartford Center logo National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence

The mission of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence is to enhance and sustain the capacity and competency of nurses to provide quality care to older adults through: faculty development, advancing gerontological nursing science, facilitating adoption of best practices, fostering leadership, and designing and shaping policy.