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Dec 09, 2014, 16:00 ET Nurses at New York hospitals spearhead initiatives to reduce infection rates, improve patient outcomes and yield savings

 Critical care nurses at seven New York hospitals developed initiatives that substantially reduced healthcare-associated infections and...


Sep 12, 2013, 14:25 ET American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Will Award Up To $200,000 In Nursing Research Grants

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) invites clinicians and researchers to apply for its grants, with awards ranging from...


Jun 04, 2013, 08:05 ET Pediatric-Specific Bundle Offers New Strategies for Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Children

 Implementation of a bundle for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in critically ill infants and children may lead to lower...


May 17, 2013, 08:05 ET Advances in patient care combine with newest healthcare technology at Boston nursing conference, hosted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

 Emerging trends in patient care combine with advances in healthcare technology as thousands of nurses who care for high acuity and critically...


May 01, 2013, 13:05 ET Rapid Response Teams Require Teamwork, Communication

 Clinical expertise is paramount to a rapid response team's effectiveness, but strong teamwork and good communication among its...


Apr 24, 2013, 11:28 ET American Association of Critical-Care Nurses awards Impact Research Grant to Penn Nursing pediatric nurse researcher

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently awarded a $50,000 AACN Impact Research Grant to Martha A.Q. Curley, RN, PhD,...


Apr 24, 2013, 07:05 ET American Association of Critical-Care Nurses awards Impact Research Grant to Detroit palliative care nurse researcher

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently awarded an AACN Impact Research Grant to Margaret "Meg" Campbell, RN, PhD,...


Apr 18, 2013, 11:05 ET American Association of Critical-Care Nurses updates patient bathing practices

 The long-held tradition of using a basin, soap and water to bathe bed-bound hospitalized patients is no longer the recommended standard of...


Apr 18, 2013, 08:05 ET Patient safety leaders share latest information, resources at one-day New England summit May 22

 Top-tier patient safety authorities will share the latest evidence-based information and resources related to one of the most significant...


Apr 11, 2013, 08:05 ET New AACN Critical Care Webinar Series offers free 30-minute evidence-based care presentations

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) launches a series of live webinars this month as part of its continuing commitment to...


Mar 28, 2013, 18:30 ET Pennsylvania hospitals selected to participate in AACN's nurse leadership skill-building program

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) selects seven Pennsylvania hospitals as the newest participants in its hospital-based...


Mar 08, 2013, 12:58 ET New guidelines define tele-ICU nursing practice

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) issues the first authoritative document to define practice guidelines...


Jan 29, 2013, 08:05 ET AACN Opens Registration for Premier Conference for Critical Care Nurses

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)  invites nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for high acuity and...


Jan 24, 2013, 08:05 ET AACN Adds Texas Hospitals to Nurse Leadership Program

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) expands its hospital-based nurse leadership and innovation training program...


Nov 28, 2012, 08:10 ET AACN Selects Boston Hospitals For National Nurse Leadership Skill-building Program

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) continues the national rollout of its new hospital-based nurse leadership and...


Oct 24, 2012, 08:10 ET North Carolina Hospitals Selected for AACN's National Nurse Leadership Program

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has selected seven hospitals in central North Carolina to participate in its new...


Sep 19, 2012, 08:15 ET New Clinical Resource From Association of Critical-Care Nurses Provides Easy Access to Evidence-Based ABCDE Bundle Tools, Implementation Materials

   A new clinical resource from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) provides one-stop convenience for nurses,...


Sep 11, 2012, 08:30 ET Researchers and Clinicians Invited to Apply for Grants from American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

 The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) invites clinicians and researchers to apply for its grants, with awards ranging from...


Aug 21, 2012, 14:00 ET American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Selects Cleveland Clinic Nursing Innovation Director As 2013 Distinguished Research Lecturer

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently selected Nancy M. Albert, RN, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, as its 2013...


Jul 18, 2012, 10:30 ET AACN Certification Corporation Announces Board Of Directors For Fiscal Year 2013

AACN Certification Corporation announces its leadership for fiscal year 2013, with terms effective July 1, 2012. Pamela Bolton, RN, MS, CCRN,...


Jul 18, 2012, 08:30 ET American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Announces New National Leadership, Board Members

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) announces new leadership and members of its board of directors for fiscal year 2013,...


Jun 29, 2012, 13:51 ET American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Selects Indianapolis Hospitals as Inaugural Participants In Nurse Leadership Program

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has selected six Indianapolis hospitals as the initial participants to launch its...


May 21, 2012, 11:00 ET Best practices in efforts to eliminate healthcare-associated infections honored in national awards program

  The Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), today announced...


May 16, 2012, 07:30 ET Advances In Patient Care Combine With Newest Healthcare Technology At National Nursing Conference, hosted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

 Emerging trends in patient care combine with advances in healthcare technology as thousands of nurses who care for acutely and critically ill...


Apr 04, 2012, 17:55 ET American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to Launch Hospital-Based Nurse Leadership Skill-Building Program

 A new hospital-based nurse leadership and innovation training program from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) aims to...