Press Releases

AAACN Leaders Chosen as Academy Fellows

Pitman, NJ – Deena Gilland, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, of Covington, GA, a director on the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) Board of Directors; and Stephanie Witwer, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, of Pine Island, MN, editor of the new AAACN Core Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing, 4th Edition, have been chosen by the American Academy of Nursing (Academy) to the 2019 class of Academy fellows, one of the most prestigious honors in nursing.

2019 - Highest Attended Conference in its History

Pitman, NJ – Reflecting the growth of health care delivery in outpatient settings, the recent American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) 44th Annual Conference in Palm Springs, CA, was the highest-attended national conference in the association’s history. Nearly 1,300 nurses convened at the event to learn the latest practice advances from industry experts and network with their colleagues...

New Core Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing

PITMAN, NJ – New Core Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing Guides Nurses’ Practice, Inspires Better Care. Continuing a steady march toward nursing innovation and quality patient care, the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) has just released a new edition of its foundational text, the Core Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing. In its fourth iteration...

New President for AAACN

June 25, 2018 - Pitman, NJ – Kathy Mertens, DNP, MN, MPH, RN, of Seattle, WA, was inducted as president of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) during the association’s 43rd Annual Conference in Lake Buena Vista, FL, May 9-12.

American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing Conference Marks Highest Attendance in Association’s History

PRESS RELEASE: Pitman, NJ – More than 1,200 nurses attended the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) 42nd Annual Conference held recently in New Orleans, a number that broke all previous records for this thriving specialty nursing association.

Recent Meeting Emphasizes Ambulatory Care Nursing Specialty as More Valued, More Visible Than Ever

PITMAN, NJ - American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing Annual Conference drew record attendance with focus on evolving roles for nurses in outpatient settings. As health care shifts from the hospital to the outpatient setting, the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) continues to expand its involvement in establishing the scope and standards of practice...

AAACN Releases “State of the Industry Report” Outlining Ambulatory Care Nurse-Sensitive Indicators

PITMAN, NJ – Over the past twenty years, with an eye on reducing costs and improving care, patients are spending less time in the hospital and more time in ambulatory care. Yet the way we currently measure a nurse’s impact is the same for inpatient and outpatient settings...

Pages