Palliative care provides proven benefits to critically ill patients with life-threatening illnesses, yet barriers to palliative care consultations prevent many patients and their families from discussing it with their team of healthcare providers,...
29-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is now accepting applications for the next cycle of its research grants. This year, $160,000 in research funding is available to support inquiry that drives change in high acuity and critical care...
15-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
AACN's critical care nursing journals received awards from three leading industry groups.
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Hospitalized patients deemed at risk for falls may not follow prevention strategies depending on their perceptions of personal risk, according to a study in the American Journal of Critical Care. An inpatient survey about fall-related attitudes...
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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Selects Ohio State Nursing Professor as 2016 Distinguished Research Lecturer
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has selected Linda Chlan as its 2016 Distinguished Research Lecturer. With a nursing career spanning more than 25 years, Chlan is widely known for her commitment to improve physical and psychological...
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An article in the AACN journal, Critical Care Nurse, describes the demographic, unit and organizational factors that may contribute to nurses’ professional quality of life. It also establishes the prevalence of compassion satisfaction and...
28-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
More than 500 nurses participated in a recent summit -- hosted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses -- to discuss the importance of deterring burnout and creating solutions to address the issue in clinical practice.
29-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new edition of “AACN Scope and Standards for Acute and Critical Nursing Practice” is now available from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) in downloadable PDF and print versions.
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