Australian College of Nursing
The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is the pre-eminent and national leader of the nursing profession and a strong collective voice for nurses in all health care settings. Together, we increase the quality of patient care for all Australians.
We lead and enhance health care through policy and advocacy, influencing and informing governments at local, state and national levels, and by providing high-quality leadership development opportunities across the nursing profession.
Advancing nurse leadership to enhance health care.
Our key services:
Membership: The ACN tribe is a support network for all nurses. We keep our members informed, connected and inspired through a range of professional benefits.
Education: We are an accredited Higher Education provider (HEP) and Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with a history of providing education courses to nurses for over 70 years.
Leadership development: We help nurses enhance leadership skills and confidence through career-staged programs, specialised leadership webinars and face-to-face training programs.
Policy and advocacy: We are committed to ensuring that the expertise and experiences of nurses are represented in policy development throughout the Australian health and aged care system.
Events: We conducts a range of major events and conferences focused on nursing practice, professional aspects and clinical education.