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Invest in Your Nurses - Consider Group Membership for Your Facility

Facilities that provide continuing education for nurses experience better retention rates and have more satisfied nurses. AAACN can help you provide this education and enhance professional development for your nurses. We offer special group membership dues rates to facilities that would like to invest in nurses in a cost-effective way.

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New Snapshots Show States Vary Widely in Providing Quality Health Care

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) annual report of state-by-state quality data continues to give States mixed reviews for the quality of care they provide. The report identifies state-specific health care quality information, including strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement. No state does well or poorly on all quality measures. New sections this year focus on asthma and disparities.

Read more and access the State Snapshots tool

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Help AAACN Grow Through the Member-get-a-Member Campaign

The Member-get-a-Member campaign runs through December 31, 2009. With this annual campaign, we ask you, our members, to each get at least one new member by letting colleagues know about the benefits of being a member and why AAACN membership is important to you. Members who recruit 3 or more members receive a $100 AAACN certificate. The member who recruits the most new members (6 or more) will receive airfare, hotel, and registration to next year's conference in Las Vegas, May 3-6, 2010.

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What Have You Done for Your Career Lately?

Looking for a new job? Need to put together a jaw-dropping resume? You can find all the tools and inspiration you need in AAACN's Career Center. Simply click on the 'Jobs' tab at the top of this page. You'll also find a comprehensive listing of ambulatory care and telehealth nursing positions and handy record-keeping tools.

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Learn AAACN's Position on the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)

Members of AAACN provided their comments on a draft of the NLC position statement, and the Board of Directors approved the final statement submitted by the Nurse Licensure Compact Task Force. Comments from members were considered, and when appropriate, incorporated into the final statement which is meant to provide a clear explanation of the benefits of being a Compact state and provides documentation in support of legislation or regulation adopting the NLC.

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