* Up to 90% of intensive care patients and 25% of inpatients have a urinary catheter during hospitalization, many without associated signs and symptoms (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
American Journal of Critical Care: An Official Publication, American Association Of Critical-Care Nurses
, 7(1), 64-72.
CACCN once again received complimentary tuition and exhibit space at the 2013 American Association of Critical-care Nurses
(AACN) National Teaching Institute (NTI) in Boston, MA.
Disheartening, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
estimated in a recent study that more than 80% of all assaults against nurses go unreported.
Brorsen, a nurse, speaker, and consultant for educational program development and management training for healthcare facilities, and Rogelet, a nurse, consultant for pediatric and neonatal product applications, and presenter of health programs, offer a study guide for new and recertifying nurses taking the Progressive Care Certified Nurse exam of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
. The guide contains about 1,000 test questions related to the major body systems, with answers and rationales, as well as chapters on test-taking strategies and registration.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
established the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Certification Corporation in 1975.
Pun, [c] 2012 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Critical Care Nurses' Role in Implementing the "ABCDE Bundle" Into Practice Published online http://www.cconline.org Crit Care Nurse 2012;32:35-47 doi: 10.4037/ccn2012229
Otherwise, payment will be at medical-surgical unit rates, which are lower, says Mary Stahl, R.N., a clinical nurse specialist in medical cardiology at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., and president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Participating organizations included the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
, American Academy of Physician Assistants, National Cancer Institute, National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics, National League for Nursing, National Society of Genetic Counselors, Physician Assistant Education Association, and Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society of nursing.
Meant for exam study or as a clinical resource, this reference from the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
, and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses covers the most common neonatal disorders and their management, as well as factors that affect the fetus and its postnatal life, and the principles of quality care and professional practice.
The Institute of Medicine (2001) strongly recommended that healthcare delivery systems become more patient centered, which in ICUs translates into increased family involvement Many organizations, including the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
and the Emergency Nurses Association, issued statements that family members of patients undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation should be given the option of being present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other invasive procedures (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
, 2004; Emergency Nurses Association, 2001).