Get Certified in CCTM

Get Certified in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCTM). Learn the exam content and eligibility requirements for the Certified in Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCCTM) certification exam. Register Now!

RN Residency Program

Attract, educate and retain competent ambulatory care nurses with the new AAACN Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse Residency Program. This groundbreaking new resource is designed to help you build your own residency program at your facility. Order today!

Run for the 2019 Ballot

If you are interested in running for the role of the Director on AAACN’s Board of Directors, or as a Member of the Nominating Committee - apply now! Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on May 31, 2018.

Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) Scheduled for March 2010

The Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI), planned for March 14-16, 2010, provides nurses the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through the legislative and regulatory process. Participants learn from health policy experts and government officials, network with other nurses, and visit members of Congress. Anyone from novices to the very knowledgeable will find the program interesting and informative.

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Las Vegas Conference News

IMPORTANT Changes to Conference Dates

The Ambulatory Care Nursing Certification Review Course has been moved from a pre-conference session to a post-conference session in 2010. Since the ANCC Ambulatory Care Nursing Certification Exam is no longer being offered at the close of the conference, we are moving the review course to the end of the conference. This change returns the course to the day we've held it prior to offering the exam, which means the course will no longer conflict with other important events on Monday, May 3.

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Free Continuing Nursing Education from the CDC for Clinicians

View the PowerPoint slides, listen to the audio from the original conference call and complete the evaluation to earn a free contact hour. Available until October 29, 2010

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Diabetes and Influenza (both Seasonal and H1N1): What Clinicians need to Know

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Suchita Lorick, DO MPH ; Pamela Allweiss, MD MPH; Kristina Ernst BSN

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ANNOUNCING Free ViewPoint Contact Hours for Members

AAACN has just added more value to your membership -- You may now receive free Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours for all CNE articles published in ViewPoint! This new member benefit begins with the September/October 2009 issue of ViewPoint and applies to all future issues of the newsletter. Another bonus – you will receive free CNE contact hours for past ViewPoint articles beginning with the January/February 2009 issue for any evaluations (posttests) completed in the Online Library.

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Use of Telehealth Could Save Billions

The Obama Administration is helping to fuel renewed interest in telehealth by actively touting it as a tool to expand access and lower costs. Bi-partisan legislators are also doing their part by addressing obstacles to widespread adoption, such as easing restrictions on funding for telehealth programs in rural areas. As of now, only about 20% of the nation's Medicare beneficiaries have access to telehealth; if passed, the Medicare Telehealth Enhancement Act introduced earlier this year promises to greatly expand telehealth programs.

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