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Critical Care Nursing Journals Provide Insights, Commentary on Healthcare Issues

Each issue of Critical Care Nurse and the American Journal of Critical Care includes editorials and columns that their 100,000-plus readers rely on for insights and answers to some of healthcare’s toughest challenges. As a testament to their...
16-Aug-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Honors Nurse Scientist for Patient Safety Research

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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has selected Elizabeth Henneman as its 2017 Distinguished Research Lecturer. An associate professor at the University of Massachusetts College of Nursing, Henneman is widely known for her research on...
9-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Obesity Epidemic Adds Potential Complications For ICU Patients

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Hospitalized critically ill obese patients present unique challenges to the nurses who provide care for them in critical and progressive care units, and an article in Critical Care Nurse offers guidance on providing optimal care to obese patients.
27-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

As Number of Patients with Chronic Critical Illness Grows, So Does Need for Long-Term Acute Care

Long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals are a growing segment of the healthcare continuum, as more patients survive acute illness and trauma yet still require medical treatment beyond the normal length of stay and beyond the scope of practice of...
21-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Burning Out in the ICU

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Critical care health care professionals, when compared with other health care professionals, have one of the highest rates of burnout syndrome, and without prevention or intervention, burnout may negatively impact the quality of care provided.
7-Jul-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACN Certification Corporation Announces Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2017

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AACN Certification Corporation — the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) — announces its leadership for fiscal year 2017, with terms effective July 1, 2016.
6-Jul-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Announces Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2017

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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses announces new leadership and members of its board of directors for fiscal year 2017, effective July 1, 2016. The new president of the AACN board of directors is Clareen Wiencek, an associate professor...
6-Jul-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Examines Prevalence of ICU Delirium in Small Cohort of Cardiac Patients Treated with Hypothermia

A study published in the American Journal of Critical Care found a remarkably high prevalence of delirium in a small cohort of critically ill patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.
25-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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