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Pre-existing Pressure Injuries Offer Clinical Clues

Baystate Medical Center study finds that pressure injuries present upon admission to the ICU can serve as a predictive clinical marker to quickly and objectively identify which new patients may require additional care and longer hospital stays, thus...
29-May-2019 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Thousands of acute and critical care nurses gather in Orlando for annual conference hosted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses brings together 7,500+ nurses this week in Orlando, Florida, at its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI, #NTI2019). The theme “Our Voice, Our Strength” serves as a...
20-May-2019 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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AACN Honors Clinicians Who Developed Assessment Tools

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will present AACN Pioneering Spirit Awards to noted clinicians and researchers Sharon Inouye, MD, MPH, and Céline Gélinas, PhD, RN. The recipients are being recognized individually for their...
7-May-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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JoAnn Grif Alspach Receives AACN Award for Distinguished Career

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses honors JoAnn Grif Alspach with the 2019 Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career. She is a pioneer in nursing preceptorship and 34-year editor-in-chief of the award-winning journal,...
7-May-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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National Award for ICU Design Presented to Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will present the annual ICU Design Citation to the ICU at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, during the 2019 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in...
7-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AACN Honors UVA Nursing Dean Dorrie Fontaine

Dorrie K. Fontaine, the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing and dean of the University of Virginia School of Nursing, will receive the AACN Pioneering Spirit Award, in recognition of her 40-year career as a clinician, scholar, researcher,...
7-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Even True AVR Alarms May Need to be Silenced

Hospitals should reevaluate the need for close monitoring of accelerated ventricular rhythm (AVR) or consider setting the alarm for the arrhythmia to inaudible, according to a study from the ECG Monitoring Research Lab at the School of Nursing at...
26-Apr-2019 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fail-safe program for new medical technology focuses on patient safety

An article in AACN Advanced Critical Care describes how Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston developed an interdisciplinary fail-safe process to analyze and scale training for use of medical devices, with a risk assessment tool to predict the...
26-Apr-2019 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Founded in 1969 and based in Aliso Viejo, California, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is the largest specialty nursing organization in the world. AACN represents the interests of more than half a million acute and critical care nurses and has more than 200 chapters throughout the United States. The organization’s vision is to create a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and their families in which acute and critical care nurses make their optimal contribution.

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