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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...

2013-08-27 23:27:03

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association has issued a position paper, Competency-based Training for Nurse Generalists: Inpatient Intervention and Prevention of Suicide, which is printed in the July/August issue in the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 A position paper issued by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) and printed in the July/August issue of the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses...

2013-04-22 20:21:43

DES PLAINES, Ill., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maria R. Espinosa, RN is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Healthcare as a result of her role as a Clinical Nurse Specialist with Health Quest Home Care LLC., a Medicare certified home health agency. Health Quest Home Care LLC. offers a full range of services including specialized healthcare, homemakers, home medical equipment, and meals on wheels. In her role as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Maria...

2013-01-29 08:30:36

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 /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 2013 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) in Boston May 20-23, with preconferences May 18-19. This year, AACN celebrates 40 years of its national conference, which has been praised by attendees as the premier annual event for...

2012-12-11 00:59:28

Fewer emergency room visits, less depression Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services, according to a recent collaborative study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's Hebrew Rehabilitation Center (HRC) and Institute for Aging Research, both affiliated with Harvard Medical School (HMS). The results of the study, published today in The Gerontologist, demonstrate the potential for improved...

2012-09-19 02:30:26

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new clinical resource from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) provides one-stop convenience for nurses, clinicians and other healthcare professionals seeking evidence-based knowledge and tools to help them improve patient outcomes. AACN PEARL: Implementing the ABCDE Bundle at the Bedside is an online collection of proven resources, supporting documentation and helpful implementation tools that simplifies the...

2012-08-21 10:23:49

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently selected Nancy M. Albert, RN, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, as its 2013 Distinguished Research Lecturer. Established in 1982 and now funded by a grant from Philips Healthcare, Andover, Mass., the award recognizes nurses whose program of research significantly influences high acuity and critical care. Albert is senior director of nursing research and innovation...

2012-07-18 06:27:38

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AACN Certification Corporation announces its leadership for fiscal year 2013, with terms effective July 1, 2012. Pamela Bolton, RN, MS, CCRN, CCNS, PCCN, ACNPC, leads the board as chair, after serving as a director for three years followed by a one-year term as chair-elect. She brings to the role experience and insights from a career that spans more than 25 years, including her current position as a critical care nurse practitioner/clinical...

2012-07-18 02:26:33

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) announces new leadership and members of its board of directors for fiscal year 2013, effective July 1, 2012. Kathryn E. Roberts, RN, CNS, MSN, CCRN, CCNS, begins a term as president of the AACN board of directors. Roberts -- a clinical nurse specialist in the pediatric ICU at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since 1998 -- began her career at the hospital as a nurse extern in...

2012-06-15 10:23:21

DES PLAINES, Ill., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly elected leaders of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), a non-profit professional organization of more than 40,000 members worldwide, represent the expertise of the nation's top emergency care professionals dedicated to advocacy for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice. Elected Board of Directors The ENA board of directors provides overall direction for the premier emergency nursing association....