29th Annual American Association on the History of Nursing Conference (AAHN)

Venue: Hyatt Regency Savannah

Location: Savannah, Georgia, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 27, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 30, 2012
Registration Date: Sep 24, 2012
Early Registration Date: Aug 27, 2012
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Originally founded in 1978 as a historical methodology group, the association was briefly named the International History of Nursing Society.The purpose of the Association shall be to foster the importance of history as relevant to understanding the past, defining the present, and influencing the future of nursing by:
Stimulating national and international interest and collaboration in the history of nursing;
Educating nurses and the public regarding the history and heritage of the nursing profession;
Encouraging and supporting research in the history of nursing and recognizing outstanding scholarly achievement in nursing history;
Encouraging the collection, preservation, and use of materials of historical importance to nursing;
Serving as a resource for information about nursing history;
Producing and distributing educational materials related to the history and heritage of the nursing profession;
Promoting the inclusion of nursing history in nursing curricula;
Fostering interdisciplinary collaboration in history.


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