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Get Your Hands on AAACN's Newest Logo Product - LED Keychain Light

Do you have trouble unlocking your door? Have you ever had difficulty reading the menu in a dimly lit restaurant? AAACN's new double LED key chain light can make your life a little easier. Lightweight and powerful, this is the perfect keychain to light your way.The cost is only $4. Order extras for your colleagues, staff, and family, or combine your order with a t-shirt, mouse pad, or pen. Most items include the AAACN or "Ambulatory Care Nurses are Everywhere Caring for You"logos.


Boost Your Publishing Experience - Join the Viewpoint Editorial Board

Looking to expand your resume with some publishing experience? AAACN has a volunteer opportunity for you to do just that! Viewpoint, AAACN's official newsletter, is currently expanding its Editorial Board. If you have experience with writing and editing, we invite you to apply. Please click on the link below to see a complete list of qualifications and responsibilities forViewpoint Editorial Board members. If you are interested in applying, please complete the short application.


NEW TNP Essentials = Great Telehealth Resource

The new Telehealth Nursing Practice Essentials textbook features 15 chapters covering a wide array of topics essential for the safe, competent practice of telehealth nursing. Earn a total of 13.8 contact hours* for the entire publication. View the Table of Contents(Acrobat) and sample pages to learn what is covered in each chapter of theTNP Essentials. If you are talking to patients via the telephone, or other media, this text book is a must have.


New Legislation Would Increase Funding for Telemedicine

Congressman Mike Thompson (D-California) recently introduced telemedicine legislation that would provide $30 million in grants to help health facilities pay for telehealth equipment and expand telehealth support services. The Medicare Telehealth Enhancement Act (House Resolution 2068) would expand Medicare reimbursement to urban and suburban areas and include more facilities. It will also allow doctors to monitor patients remotely.