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Green Tip: Be Eco-Friendly and Healthy at the Same Time

  • Use stainless steel, ceramic, or cast iron cookware. Cookware with nonstick coatings may release toxic fumes when cooking at high temperatures.
  • When refrigerating leftovers, use plastic food containers with the following recycling safety codes: # 1PETE, #2 HDPE, #4 LDPE, and #5 PP. Try to avoid using plastic food containers with the recycling code #7; they may contain Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical which may be linked to cancer and insulin resistance.


ANSR Consensus Document for Nursing Workforce Development Programs in 2011

AAACN is a member of the Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief (ANSR) Alliance and has endorsed the following Consensus Document (March 22, 2010). This document requests $267.3 million for Title VIII - Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY 2011, and provides recommendations for building and sustaining an infrastructure of qualified nurses. Along with AAACN, the document has been endorsed by 54 other organizations. 

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The House of Representatives Passed a Landmark Budget Reconciliation Bill on March 21, 2010

The House of Representatives passed a landmark budget reconciliation bill on March 21, 2010 that includes health care reform as part of the package. The budget reconciliation bill, which sets spending limits and change revenue, was employed to pass health reform since this bill cannot be filibustered in the Senate where it lacked the 60 votes to pass.


Green Tip: Online Shopping and the Environment

In this age of soaring gas prices and the looming threat of climate change, by doing more of your shopping online you can save on fuel and emissions and probably score a bargain at the same time. You will definitely save time and find many more choices online. There's nothing like the thrill of hunting for (and finding) what you are looking for at a better price!

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AAACN Co-Sponsors 2010 International Year of the Nurse

AAACN was invited by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health (NIGH), and the Florence Nightingale Museum (FNM) to co-sponsor the 2010 International Year of the Nurse (2010 IYN). AAACN is participating as a "Friend of 2010 IYN" by adding a link to the 2010 IYN Web site to our site and promoting the initiative to our members and colleagues.