AAACN

AcronymDefinition
AAACNAmerican Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
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Savage, LCDR, NC, USN, and Tammy Koch, LT, MSC, USN; AAACN ViewPoint; November/December 2006 (www.aaacn.org).
To achieve the goal of initial model development, AAACN established an expert member think tank.
The interviewed CCCTM nurses also reflected on the effect certification and AAACN's CCTM Core Curriculum have had on professional practice within their organizations.
In 2013, AAACN commissioned a taskforce to identify, develop, and benchmark NSIs that were specific to ambulatory care nursing (Start et al., 2016).
These findings are consistent with recommendations in prior studies and the position statement of the AAACN which recommends the increased use of RN-led care coordination to improve quality of care (AAACN, 2012; Haas & Swan, 2014).
In addition, key documents were reviewed and integrated including: The Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN, 2010), The Role of the Registered Nurse in Ambulatory Care Position Statement (AAACN, 2011), Institute of Medicine Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health (IOM, 2010), and National Quality Forum endorsed care coordination measures (NQF, 2012).
In general, practices that delegate the care manager role to non-nurses in an attempt to reduce costs lack an appreciation of the value proposition of RNs for achieving cost-effective and quality health outcomes for complex patients (AAACN, 2017).
AMSN is collaborating with the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB) to prepare medical-surgical nurses for CCTM.
At the same time, nursing programs are challenged to find ways to incorporate new models of care delivery found in outpatient settings as the role of the registered nurse (RN) changes (Africa, 2017; AAACN, 2014; Jones-Bell & Halford, 2016).
AMSN is collaborating with the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) to study the skills and competencies needed by the nurse.
In an effort to align with the recommendations of the IOM and current accreditation standards for transition-to-practice programs, the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse Residency Program Task Force selected QSEN as a framework for building the program (AAACN, 2017).