Nurse-led initiatives in Indiana measurably improved patient outcomes while demonstrating anticipated financial savings of more than $5.2 million to their organizations, according to initial results from a hospital-based nurse leadership and...
12/5/2013 10:00 AM EST
Process variations related to brain death have far-reaching implications beyond delaying an official declaration of death, including added stress for the patient’s family, missed opportunities for organ donation and increased costs of care,...
11/23/2013 12:00 PM EST
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has appointed Dana Woods as its new CEO. Woods will serve as the top staff executive of the California-based AACN, which is the world’s largest specialty nursing organization.
11/25/2013 10:00 AM EST
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are less likely to occur in favorable critical care work environments, according to a study of more than 3,200 nurses in the November issue of American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC).
10/28/2013 7:00 AM EDT
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses selects seven New York hospitals to serve as the sixth and final cohort in the preliminary national rollout of its hospital-based nurse leadership and innovation training program.
10/16/2013 10:15 AM EDT
AACN, HTSI and Other Industry Leaders Present Alarm Management Webinar Series to Address New National Patient Safety Goal
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses joins the Healthcare Technology Safety Institute and other leading healthcare organizations to present a seven-part webinar series to help healthcare teams comply with The Joint Commission’s new...
9/19/2013 10:00 AM EDT
AACN Honors USF Associate Dean For Her Research and Contributions to High Acuity and Critical Care Nursing Practice
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has selected nurse scientist Cindy Munro as its 2014 Distinguished Research Lecturer. Munro leads research efforts at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Nursing, Tampa, as associate dean...
9/17/2013 9:55 AM EDT
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses invites clinicians and researchers to apply for its grants, with awards ranging from $10,000 to $50,000. This year, AACN makes available nearly $200,000 in research funding, including three Impact...
9/12/2013 10:00 AM EDT