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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses announces board of directors for fiscal year 2019

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the world’s largest specialty nursing organization, announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2019, with terms effective July 1, 2018. Lisa Riggs, of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas...
10-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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AACN Certification Corporation announces board of directors for fiscal year 2019

Denise Buonocore, of St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Connecticut, becomes chair of national board for AACN Certification Corporation, the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
10-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New PIRO Model Classifies Surgical ICU Patients With Sepsis

A study in the American Journal of Critical Care finds that a scoring system based on the PIRO concept was useful in predicting mortality in surgical intensive care patients with severe sepsis or septic shock due to an intra-abdominal source.
26-Jun-2018 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Six steps to optimize nutrition support for ICU patients

A six-step bundle published in Critical Care Nurse offers bedside nurses and other members of the interprofessional team a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to early nutrition. The bundle reinforces new guidelines from the American Society of...
29-May-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Outlines Expected Practices to Manage Clinical Alarms

Approximately 90 percent of alarms in various critical care settings are either false or clinically irrelevant. An AACN Practice Alert outlines evidence-based protocols and clinical strategies that healthcare organizations can implement as they seek...
24-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Thousands of Acute and Critical Care Nurses Gather in Boston for Annual Conference Hosted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses brings together nearly 9,000 nurses this week in Boston at its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI, #NTI2018) with the theme “Guided by Why.”
21-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AACN Statement Addresses Evolving TeleICU Nursing Practice

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has published “AACN TeleICU Nursing Practice: An Expert Consensus Statement Supporting High Acuity, Progressive and Critical Care,” offering specific recommendations for the development, growth...
17-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Genetic Testing May Revolutionize Recognition and Treatment of Inherited Cardiac Conditions

An article in AACN Advanced Critical Care explores how healthcare professionals can use genomic science to identify and counsel patients at risk for inherited disorders that are common causes for sudden cardiac death. The article is part of a...
10-May-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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