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AACN Certification Corporation Announces Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2018

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AACN Certification Corporation — the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) — announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2018, with terms effective July 1, 2017. More than 100,000 nurses hold...
6-Jul-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Announces Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2018

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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the world’s largest specialty nursing organization, announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2018, with terms effective July 1, 2017.
6-Jul-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ICU Study Finds Patient-Administered Sedation Safe

New research takes a novel approach to traditional, clinician-only sedative delivery, finding that select critically ill patients can safely self-administer sedatives to manage their anxiety during mechanical ventilation.
27-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Family-Centered Care Means Moving Beyond Hospital Visitation Policies to Encouraging Active Engagement

Research published in an AACN Advanced Critical Care journal symposium on family-centered care explores the various perceived elements that influence critical care nurses’ inclusion of family caregivers in the care of critically patients. This is...
20-Jun-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Restraint Urged Before Prescribing Acid-Suppressive Therapy in Hospitalized Patients

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Giving acid-suppressive therapy indiscriminately to hospitalized patients to reduce GI bleeding may also place these patients at a higher risk of pneumonia, Clostridium difficile infection and other infections. Routine use of acid-suppressive...
20-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Honors Directors of Nursing Documentaries

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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) will present filmmakers Carolyn Jones and Kathy Douglas, RN, MHA, with its AACN Pioneering Spirit Award.
10-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AONE’s Thompson Receives AACN Award for Distinguished Career

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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will honor Pamela Thompson, CEO emeritus of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, during the 2017 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, Houston, May 22-25.
10-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACN Honors Puntillo, Nelson for Interprofessional Efforts to Integrate Palliative Care With Critical Care

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Kathleen Puntillo, RN, DNSc, FAAN, from UCSF and Judith Nelson, MD, JD, from Sloan Kettering in NYC have collaborated on research, writing and education related to the integration of palliative care with critical care since 1999. They will receive...
10-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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