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Add This Resource to Your Collection - New Scope and Standards of Practice

The new Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing, 8th Edition, is a must-have item for ambulatory care facilities or nurses practicing in any ambulatory setting.

This publication, which was just released in May, can be used to:

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Looking for Telehealth Contact Hours to Maintain Certification?

Published: 06/29/10

AAACN is here to help!

In our recent membership survey, telehealth nurses told us they are having difficulty locating the 45 contact hours in telehealth needed to maintain their telehealth certification through the National Certification Corporation.

AAACN offers several options to obtain contact hours specific to telehealth:

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June 28 Webinar Targeted to Pediatric Nurses

The AAP Section on Telehealth Care will offer a webinar on Managing Allergic Rhinitis and Hives Over the Phone on Monday, June 28, 2010 from 3:00-4:00pm EDT (2:00-3:00pm CDT). The Webinar is targeted to pediatric triage nurses. It is open to members of the AAP's Section on Telehealth Care, their telephone triage staff and because of the partnership, members of AAACN as well. CE credit is not available at this time.

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GammaGard Liquid, Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human)

Audience

Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics

Issue

Baxter BioScience and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a market withdrawal being conducted as a precautionary measure due to an increased number of adverse event reports of allergic reactions associated with two lots of the product.

Background

GammaGard Liquid is indicated for the treatment of primary immunodeficiency disorders associated with defects in humoral immunity.

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