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NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers.


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For immediate release:

NAHN Welcomes Walden University as Corporate Member

Washington, DC (October 19, 2012) — The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses, is pleased to welcome Walden University as the organization's newest corporate member. The educational partnerships will offer NAHN members the opportunity to pursue a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree online at Walden.

Nurses in NAHN can enroll in Walden’s CCNE-Accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program, CCNE-Accredited Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program or Walden’s new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.

The DNP program, which Walden introduced in 2011, prepares advanced practice nursing professionals to take on greater leadership roles in healthcare organizations, promote a more effective and efficient healthcare system and evaluate and apply research that contributes to better patient outcomes.

“NAHN is pleased to partner with Walden University, one of NAHN’s Corporate Members, to offer tuition reductions,” said Jose Alejandro, PhD(c), RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, president of NAHN. “Part of NAHN’s Mission is to increase the educational opportunities of Hispanic nurses and this partnership is in line with our Mission, as well as with one of the pillars of our newly released Strategic Plan, Education.”

NAHN is actively involved in issues affecting Hispanic nurses and the health of Hispanic communities on local, state, regional and national levels. The organization is committed to work toward providing equal access to education, professional and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses and to improving the health and nursing care for Hispanic consumers.

 “Walden is proud to welcome members of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses to our community of learners. In today’s changing world of healthcare, this educational partnership will  provide - the opportunity to enhance their knowledge, ability and influence while they continue to make a difference in their profession and communities,” said Dr. Sara Torres, associate dean of Walden’s School of Nursing and past president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses.

Walden’s School of Nursing in the College of Health Sciences features faculty members who are nationally recognized experts in the healthcare field

For more information, visit www.WaldenU.edu/nursing.

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About National Association of Hispanic Nurses
NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses. NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers. www.thehispanicnurses.org, www.nahnnet.org

About Walden University
For more than 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. Today, more than 48,500 students from all 50 states and more than 140 countries are pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees online at Walden. The university provides students with an engaging educational experience that connects them with expert faculty and peers around the world. Walden is the flagship online university in the Laureate International Universities network—a global network of more than 60 campus-based and online universities in 29 countries.

Walden offers more than 65 degree programs with more than 330 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration and information technology. For more information, visit www.WaldenU.edu. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.

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