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AACN Opens Registration for NTI 2018

AACN's 2018 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) offers hundreds of sessions to improve clinical practice, patient outcomes and the hospitals’ bottom line, with a comprehensive program that incorporates leading...
16-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

AACN Updates Scope and Standards for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has published a new edition of “AACN Scope and Standards for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practice” to reflect the specialty’s evolving role and an ever-changing critical care landscape.
14-Nov-2017 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Weight Bias May Impede Care for Patients with Obesity

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If ignored, healthcare providers' biases and misconceptions may impede how patients with obesity are diagnosed and cared for, leading to poor patient outcomes, according to an article in the journal AACN Advanced Critical Care.
7-Nov-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Preparing Nurses to Prevent Workplace Violence: What’s the Evidence?

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Among the solutions to workplace violence in healthcare is teaching nurses how to prevent and respond to aggression, but evidence about the effectiveness of such educational interventions is limited, according to an article in the American Journal...
27-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Post-Surgical Open Abdomen Technique Expands Beyond Trauma Into ICUs

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Advances in trauma care, medical technology and management of severe illnesses have led to the relatively quick adoption of the open abdomen technique for patients with many life-threatening medical and surgical diagnoses.
28-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Grants From the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Support Nurse-Driven Research

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) announces the recipients of its annual research grants and invites clinicians and researchers to submit projects by Nov. 1, 2017, for the next application cycle, with total available funding of...
28-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Program Helps Nurses Provide Palliative Care to ICU Patients

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Critical care nurses at five University of California medical centers are better prepared to lead primary palliative care at the bedside after participating in a special training and mentoring program.
29-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses selects Wayne State nurse scientist as 2018 Distinguished Research Lecturer

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AACN honors Margaret Campbell, research professor at Wayne State University College of Nursing, Detroit, for her research career that has improved palliative care in the critical care setting
29-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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