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Epidemic Levels Of Chronic Pain, Opioid Use Disorder Add To Challenges Of Managing Patients In Pain

A series of seven articles in AACN Advanced Critical Care focuses on the challenges of safe, effective pain management in the ICU, including more Americans reporting daily chronic pain and the rapidly increasing prevalence of opioid misuse and...
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U.s. House Of Representatives Supports The Health Of Our Nation By Passing Title Viii Nursing...

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) commends the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously passing H.R. 728, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019. This overwhelming support represents an important step...
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American Association Of Critical-care Nurses Selects University Of Massachusetts-amherst's Giuliano...

Nurse scientist Karen Giuliano is being honored by AACN for her body of research, which focuses on the intersection of clinical needs and medical technology use, development and innovation. She is joining the University of Massachusetts-Amherst,...
Related topics: Nursing, Medical Research

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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.
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Study Supports Interprofessional Use Of Aacn's Work Environment Assessment Survey As An...

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital find that an online survey created as a resource for critical care nurses to assess the health of the work environment is a valid and reliable tool for use by interprofessional patient care teams throughout...
Related topics: Medical Research, Polls, Nursing

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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
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Aacn Announces Nursing Faculty Selected To Participate In The Inaugural Digital Innovation Bootcamp

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that 30 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the inaugural AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, which...
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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...
Related topics: Nursing

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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...
Related topics: Genetics, Genomics

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Aacn Honors Ohio State's Melnyk For Her Work Advocating For Evidence-based Nursing Practice

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, professor and dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University (OSU), will receive the AACN Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses during the AACN annual...
Related topics: Nursing, Medical Research

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Aacn Recognizes Sessler For His Efforts To Advance Critical Care Through Interprofessional...

Curtis Sessler, MD, a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System and past president of American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), will receive the 2018 Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical-Care...
Related topics: Medical Research, Nursing

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Beth Ulrich Receives Aacn Award For Distinguished Career

Beth Ulrich is known for her research on nursing work environments and the experiences of new graduate nurses as they transition to the workforce. She is also highly regarded for her leadership in developing the role of nephrology nurses and...
Related topics: Medical Research, Nursing

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Dr. Ann Cary From The University Of Missouri-kansas City Appointed As Chair Of The Aacn Board Of...

AACN is pleased to announce that Dr. Ann Cary, dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), has been appointed Chair of the AACN Board of Directors.
Related topics: Medical Research, Nursing

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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 evidence-based...

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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.
Related topics: Nursing

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Elnec Celebrates 200th National/international Course

On September 27-28, the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), a partnership between the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and City of Hope, celebrated its 200th course in Minneapolis, MN. Since its inception in 2000,...
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American Association Of Critical-care Nurses Selects Wayne State Nurse Scientist As 2018...

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
Related topics: Nursing, Medical Research

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Aacn Certification Corporation Announces Board Of Directors For Fiscal Year 2018

AACN Certification Corporation -- the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) -- announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2018, with terms effective July 1, 2017. More than 100,000 nurses hold...
Related topics: Nursing

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Aacn Rounds With Leadership - Understanding Health Equity

Rounds with Leadership, a new forum for AACN's Board Chair and President/CEO to offer commentary on issues and trends impacting academic nursing..
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Aacn Honors Puntillo, Nelson For Interprofessional Efforts To Integrate Palliative Care With...

Kathleen Puntillo, RN, DNSc, FAAN, from UCSF and Judith Nelson, MD, JD, from Sloan Kettering in NYC have collaborated on research, writing and education related to the integration of palliative care with critical care since 1999. They will receive...
Related topics: Medical Research

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