News Archive

We've built it, so invite your colleagues to come!

With just a few mouse clicks, you can help spread the word about AAACN and ambulatory care nursing. Please visit a new page on the AAACN Web site that describes ambulatory care nursing and allows you to send your nursing colleagues an e-mail automatically (all you have to do is fill in their address). Once they understand AAACN exists to educate them and foster their professional growth, they can become a member and begin reaping the many benefits AAACN offers. Thank you for helping us spread the word!


AAACN Members Comment on Expanding Ambulatory Care Nursing Conceptual Framework

The Standards Revision Task Force proposed the expansion of the conceptual framework and conceptual diagram for ambulatory care nursing by adding the concept of "environment of care." A survey was emailed to members for their input, and 169 members commented on expanding the framework. The task force will use these results to refine the framework and diagram.


H1N1 Links and Resources for the Most Up to Date Information

We realize the challenges our members and colleagues will face with the threat of the H1N1 virus and have discussed how we can provide you with the most up-to-date information on H1N1. We have determined that the most trustworthy, accurate information is available through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).


VA/DOD Nurses are Getting Certified - Are You?

Nurses in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are taking advantage of the "Let's Get Certified" campaign being promoted jointly by the VA and DoD. If you are a nurse practicing in any of these government facilities, don't miss the chance to save money on your Ambulatory Care Nursing Certification Exam fee and study resources from AAACN.


Nurses in New York and Surrounding Areas - Save the Date for Ambulatory Care Nursing Seminar

New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) is hosting a one-day ambulatory care nursing seminar, "What Every Nurse Needs to Know" on Saturday, November 7, 2009. Faculty includes presenters from NYP, collaborating schools of nursing, AAACN, and MCIC Insurance. Fees range from $100-$135, and you can earn 6.5 contact hours.

Learn More and Register on the NYP Web Site