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Advancing Care Excellence Series

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Advancing Care Excellence (ACE) is an ongoing NLN initiative to improve the quality of care for vulnerable populations. ACE programs provide free classroom-ready curriculum tools that can be used in a wide variety of environments including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, long-term care facilities, and community settings.

ACE addresses four vulnerable populations: ACE.D (Advancing Care Excellence for Persons with Disabilities), ACE.S (Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors), ACE.V (Advancing Care Excellence for Veterans), and ACE.Z (Advancing Care Excellence for Alzheimer's Patients and Caregivers). The NLN Center for Excellence in the Care of Vulnerable Populations currently is creating a fifth and sixth ACE, ACE.P (Advancing Care Excellence for Pediatrics) and ACE.C (Advancing Care Excellence for Caregivers).

Each vulnerable population has unfolding cases and teaching strategies.

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