Joan M. Stanley
PhD, NP, FAAN, FAANP
Joan M. Stanley, PhD, NP, FAAN, FAANP, is AACN’s Chief Academic Officer who will provide general oversight and Essentials subject matter expertise to this project. Dr. Stanley has earned national recognition for her work in shaping nursing education programs at the baccalaureate through doctoral levels. She led the development and revision of AACN's landmark Essentials series, which are used to ensure quality in academic nursing programs. Dr. Stanley has led AACN's work on many signature initiatives, including the development of the Clinical Nurse Leader role, the advancement of the DNP degree, and the creation and implementation of the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification and Education.