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Premier Conference for Critical Care Nurses Opens Registration

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) invites nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for high acuity and critically ill patients and their families to its 2015 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition...
12-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Seattle Hospitals Selected to Participate in AACN’s Nurse Leadership Skill-Building Program

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses expands the national rollout of its hospital-based nurse leadership and innovation training program to a seventh region, with the addition of seven Seattle-area hospitals. Nationwide, 49 hospitals...
6-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Resilience Training Shows Promise in Preventing Burnout Among ICU Nurses


A multifaceted approach to teaching coping mechanisms may help critical care nurses better handle their stressful work environment, according to a study in the November issue of American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC).
22-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

AACN Leader Honored as Living Legend by American Academy of Nursing

Kathleen Dracup, founding co-editor of the American Journal of Critical Care, received the highest honor in the American Academy of Nursing recently when she was named a Living Legend.
22-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Joint Statement—Ebola: Specialty Nursing and Leadership Organizations Commit to Partnership

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Emergency Nurses Association have issued a joint statement about specialty nursing and leadership organization collaboration related to Ebola...
17-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Decreased Length of ICU Stay Among Improved Patient Outcomes From Nurse-Led Initiatives at Philadelphia Hospitals

Recent nurse-led initiatives addressing some of critical care’s most pressing challenges resulted in shorter average lengths of stay and other positive patient and fiscal outcomes in seven Philadelphia-area hospitals.
15-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

AACN Certification Corporation Launches CCRN-K Credential for Nursing Knowledge Professionals

The new CCRN-K certification from AACN Certification Corporation is designed for nurses who do not work exclusively or primarily at the bedside but in their practice apply knowledge in a way that influences patients, nurses and/or organizations to...
23-Sep-2014 9:15 AM EDT

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Selects UW Nursing Professor as 2015 Distinguished Research Lecturer

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has named Elizabeth Bridges as its 2015 Distinguished Research Lecturer. A clinical nurse researcher and associate professor at the University of Washington Medical Center, Bridges is best known for...
17-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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