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2014-10-20 12:31:11

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Emergency Nurses Association have issued a joint statement about specialty nursing and leadership organization collaboration related to Ebola Virus Disease, on behalf of their 150,000-plus combined nurse members. Joint Statement--Ebola: Specialty Nursing and Leadership Organizations Commit to Partnership Recent events leading to the...

2014-10-15 16:29:29

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses shares regional results from its 16-month nurse leadership and innovation training program ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent nurse-led initiatives addressing some of critical care's most pressing challenges resulted in shorter average lengths of stay and other positive patient and fiscal outcomes in seven Philadelphia-area hospitals. Teams of staff nurses developed the initiatives while participating in AACN Clinical Scene...

2014-08-12 12:28:45

Regional cohort of eight central Texas hospitals reports improved patient outcomes, financial savings from nurse-led initiatives ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The strategic response by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to the Institute of Medicine's landmark report, "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health," continues to demonstrate ongoing impact during its initial implementation in six regional markets. AACN began the national...

2014-06-12 08:29:39

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses shares regional results from its 16-month nurse leadership and innovation training program ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurse-led initiatives in seven Boston-area hospitals measurably improved patient outcomes while demonstrating a combined fiscal impact of nearly $8 million in anticipated annual savings to the organizations. Teams of staff nurses from each hospital developed the initiatives while participating in AACN...

2014-05-20 23:06:37

NPSF Lucian Leape Institute and founding chair honored at AACN National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute and founding chairman Lucian Leape, MD, are recipients of the 2014 AACN Pioneering Spirit Award for international leadership in patient safety. The award, from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), was presented at the 2014 National Teaching Institute...

2014-05-15 16:28:49

Johanson -- retired CEO, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses -- honored for extraordinary contributions to critical care and AACN mission, vision ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) honors its former CEO Wanda Johanson with the 2014 Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career. She will receive the award for exceptional contributions throughout her 45-year career that enhanced the care of...

2014-05-13 16:29:21

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses holds summit on moral distress May 21 during its National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, Denver ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurses, ethics experts and healthcare leaders from around the country will address the challenges presented by moral distress, one of the top ethical issues affecting clinical practice and the healthcare workplace, as part of a national conference in Denver later this month. The American...

2014-05-02 12:27:11

Thousands of acute and critical care nurses expected at AACN National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, May 17-22 ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging trends in patient care combine with advances in healthcare technology as thousands of nurses who care for high acuity and critically ill patients convene later this month in Denver. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) hosts its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care...

2014-02-28 16:23:42

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses shares regional results from its 16-month nurse leadership and innovation training program ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurses from seven North Carolina hospitals recently shared results from their early progressive mobility and other patient care initiatives that significantly improved patient outcomes while demonstrating anticipated financial savings of more than $2.5 million. The results stem from the nurses' participation...

2014-02-04 16:27:57

Beacon Award for Excellence lauds top hospital units that employ evidence-based practices to improve patient, family outcomes and align those practices with AACN's Healthy Work Environment Standards ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recognizes 122 units from 101 hospitals nationwide that earned the Beacon Award for Excellence between Jan. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2013. (View recipient list.) The Beacon Award for...


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