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AACN Certification Corporation Announces FY2020 Board

AACN Certification Corporation — the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) — announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2020, with terms effective July 1, 2019.
9-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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AACN’s 50th President, Board Members Begin Terms

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the world’s largest specialty nursing organization, announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2020, with terms effective July 1, 2019. Founded in 1969, AACN celebrates 50 years of...
9-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nurses’ attitudes influence sedation practices

More than half of the respondents to a recent survey of critical care nurses indicated that they believe sedation is needed to minimize patient discomfort and distress, even though clinical guidelines call for limiting sedation while a patient in...
27-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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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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