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Article ID: 689989

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Present Circle of Excellence Award to 11 Acute and Critical Care Nurses

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Eleven outstanding nurses will receive the AACN Circle of Excellence award for their efforts to ensure that every patient gets the excellent care they deserve and that every nurse has the tools and the skills they need to provide that care.

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22-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 688642

Nurses Encouraged to Consider Uncommon Causes for Abdominal Pain

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Mesenteric ischemia and infarction (MI) are infrequent but often deadly conditions in acute and critically ill patients, with a mortality rate of 50 to 60 percent. By considering the uncommon diagnosis in patient assessment and evaluation, nurses can help identify patients at risk more quickly so appropriate diagnostics and interventions may ensue.

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29-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 688494

ICU Nurses Identify Concerns, Content for Resilience Programs

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Focus groups of ICU nurses reveal concerns and preferences regarding a proposed eight-week program to promote resilience and prevent burnout. The study is one of four articles in a journal symposium that discuss how to support nurses in the workplace.

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25-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 687289

Improving the Work Environment Could Reduce Moral Distress Among ICU Nurses

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical care nurses who practice in healthy work environments report less moral distress and higher job satisfaction, according to new research published in American Journal of Critical Care. The findings amplify the call for hospitals and healthcare organizations to improve the work environment and address barriers to practice.

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28-Dec-2017 12:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 687294

Most ICU Monitoring Alarms Are Not Clinically Relevant, Even as Technology Becomes More Accurate

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

A review of research studies that assessed alarm accuracy and/or clinical relevance in hospitalized patients published over a 30-year period found low proportions of clinically relevant patient alarms.

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28-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 685832

Multihospital Task Force Recommends Patient-Centered Framework for ICU Educational Resources

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

A task force with members from four large university teaching hospitals has developed a framework of educational resources for critically ill patients and their families during a hospital stay.

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28-Nov-2017 2:35 PM EST
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Article ID: 685315

AACN Opens Registration for NTI 2018

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN's 2018 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) offers hundreds of sessions to improve clinical practice, patient outcomes and the hospitals’ bottom line, with a comprehensive program that incorporates leading evidence-based education.

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16-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 685232

AACN Updates Scope and Standards for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has published a new edition of “AACN Scope and Standards for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practice” to reflect the specialty’s evolving role and an ever-changing critical care landscape.

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14-Nov-2017 8:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 684743

Weight Bias May Impede Care for Patients with Obesity

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

If ignored, healthcare providers' biases and misconceptions may impede how patients with obesity are diagnosed and cared for, leading to poor patient outcomes, according to an article in the journal AACN Advanced Critical Care.

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7-Nov-2017 12:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 683988

Preparing Nurses to Prevent Workplace Violence: What’s the Evidence?

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Among the solutions to workplace violence in healthcare is teaching nurses how to prevent and respond to aggression, but evidence about the effectiveness of such educational interventions is limited, according to an article in the American Journal of Critical Care. The Clinical Evidence Review outlines the main findings of seven original studies about de-escalation education interventions.

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27-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT
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