AACN

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AACNAmerican Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
AACNAmerican Association of Critical-Care Nurses
AACNAmerican Association of Colleges of Nursing
AACNAdvanced Automatic Crash Notification
AACNAdvanced Automatic Crash Notification (General Motors)
AACNAmerican Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology
AACNAmerican Academy of Colleges of Nursing
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American Journal of Critical Care: An Official Publication, American Association Of Critical-Care Nurses, 7(1), 64-72.
Please visit the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation at www.
The second nursing certification was the CCRN credential granted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
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).
One of the first Practice Alerts published by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to help nurses directly impact patient care, was focused specifically on oral care for the critically ill (http://www.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses began certifying critical care nurses in the USA in 1975 (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses & American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation, 2003).
14, 2008)--"Lighting the Way for ICUs: The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses announces its Beacon Award winners" dedicated a full page to the title with a picture of a lighthouse.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) will develop the first certification exam designed exclusively for nurse managers.
ATLANTA, GA--Study findings being released today by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the Gannett Healthcare Group, and the Bernard Hodes Group found that nurses who work in organizations or units that have met or are pursuing the national excellence standard of a Beacon or Magnet designation report healthier work environments and higher satisfaction with their jobs.
I shall miss the warm support and professionalism of Kathy Dracup as I retire to the honorary position of AJCC "founding editor," but I will continue to enjoy my membership in and continue to support my favorite organization: the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
hospitals witnessed mistakes made by their colleagues, including serious incidents of incompetence, but less than 10 percent discussed the problems with those same coworkers, according to a study sponsored by consulting company VitalSmarts and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).
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