Search Tag: American Association of Critical Care Nurses

ICU Management

2016 20 Jul

Following the release of the U.S. Critical Care Societies Collaborative Call to Action on Burnout Syndrome, ICU Management & Practice interviewed co-authors Ruth Kleinpell and Vicki Good from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.Q. Is there a tendency for health professionals experiencing burnout not to admit it or recognise it? Kleinpell:... Read more

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Study: Patients' Experiences of Delirium

2015 11 Nov

Up to 90 percent of patients in the intensive care unit experience delirium and this can have a profound and lasting impact on them, according to a new study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC). The research aims to improve clinicians’ understanding of delirium and enable them to help their patients address... Read more

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AACN Scope and Standards for Acute and Critical Care Nursing Practice

2015 18 Jul

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has recently updated its scope and standards for critical nursing practice. The new guidelines describe and measure the expected level of practice and professional performance for acute and critical care registered nurses and specifie how acute and critical care nursing contributes to a patient-... Read more


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