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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...

2014-01-28 16:25:34

Critical Care Societies Collaborative issues list of clinical practices to question as part of Choosing Wisely® initiative ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) -- as part of the Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC) -- has identified five routine critical care practices that should be questioned because they may not always be necessary and could, in fact, be harmful. Its efforts support Choosing Wisely®, an...

2014-01-23 08:30:38

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses opens registration for 2014 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, May 17-22, Denver ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) invites nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for high acuity and critically ill patients and their families to its 2014 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) in Denver, May 19-22, with...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.