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Beacon Award

Provide Recognition and Resources for Success

With AACN’s Beacon Award for Excellence

What is Beacon?

The Beacon Award for Excellence provides meaningful recognition as well as benchmarking data and resources to assist unit teams on their path to excellence. This program leads to improved patient outcomes, healthier work environments and enhanced credibility with consumers.


Learn more about AACN’s Beacon Award by downloading our product overview. In this product guide, you’ll learn how Beacon:
Icon-RecognitionOffers meaningful unit-based recognition
Icon-DocumentProvides unique benchmarking data based on unit-specific measures on a national level
Icon-Next StepRecommends steps and resources to help units improve their performance outcomes and measure progress

Invest in your greatest asset:
Your people.

AACN’s Beacon Award for Excellence is part of AACN’s Enterprise Nursing Solutions. Through its Enterprise Nursing Solutions, AACN offers hospitals and other healthcare organizations proven, ready-made products and services to help reduce patient risk and improve the patient experience by investing in acute, progressive and critical care nurses
Receive More Information on the Beacon Award
Receive More Information on the Beacon Award