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Green Tip: Online Shopping and the Environment

In this age of soaring gas prices and the looming threat of climate change, by doing more of your shopping online you can save on fuel and emissions and probably score a bargain at the same time. You will definitely save time and find many more choices online. There's nothing like the thrill of hunting for (and finding) what you are looking for at a better price!

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AAACN Co-Sponsors 2010 International Year of the Nurse

AAACN was invited by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health (NIGH), and the Florence Nightingale Museum (FNM) to co-sponsor the 2010 International Year of the Nurse (2010 IYN). AAACN is participating as a "Friend of 2010 IYN" by adding a link to the 2010 IYN Web site to our site and promoting the initiative to our members and colleagues.

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How Do YOU Want to Receive ViewPoint?

Since December 2008, we've been sending you an email notice with online access to ViewPoint as soon as each issue is ready. Many of you have commented how much you like this electronic version. We are now offering members the choice to receive ViewPoint by e-mail only or to continue to receive the newsletter by both mail and email. We are happy to offer ViewPoint two ways and meet the needs of all our members!

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Itching to Write? Nursing Economic$ Needs a Few Good Authors

If you've always wanted to try your hand at writing, but weren't sure where to start, take a look around your daily practice. We are seeking ambulatory care nurse leaders to write articles (6-10 double spaced pages) about new practices, research projects, great outcomes, and advances or insights into the specialty and its impact at all levels of the health care delivery system for thePerspectives in Ambulatory Care column in Nursing Economic$.

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AAACN Signs on to Telehealth Petition

At the end of 2009, AAACN signed on to an American Telemedicine Association (ATA) petition urging Congress to expand Medicare's coverage for telehealth and telemedicine, as follows: telemedicine services should be available for all Medicare beneficiaries regardless of where they live; services should be available from any Medicare approved facility and by any Medicare approved practitioner; benefits should be extended to all 50 states; and use of home telehealth and other forms of remote monitoring for chronically ill patients should be a recognized and reimbursable component in

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