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!

Are YOU Registered?

Registration for the AAACN 43rd Annual Conference, May 9-12, 2018, at Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, in Lake Buena Vista, FL, is now open! The conference brochure is also available now.

AAACN to Collaborate with TeleTriage Systems

AAACN is collaborating with Sheila Wheeler, President of TeleTriage Systems, to mutually promote our organizations' telehealth nursing practice education materials, conferences, and information. TeleTriage Systems features an array of quality protocols, CE programs and consulting services, with an emphasis on Quality Improvement and Risk Management. Sheila Wheeler is the author of"Telephone Triage Protocols for Adult Populations" available May 09 from McGraw-Hill.


Nursing Community Statement on Healthcare Reform

AAACN has signed on to the healthcare reform document titled "Commitment to Quality Healthcare Reform: A Consensus Statement from the Nursing Community." The document, created with Congress in mind, is the result of intense collaboration and consensus building over the course of nearly five months. Specific legislative/regulatory recommendations illustrate what changes need to be made during healthcare reform so that nurses can continue provide quality care. 


Medication Reconciliation National Patient Safety Goal to be Reviewed and Refined

Medication errors continue to be one of the most frequent causes of preventable harm in health care. The Joint Commission is committed to helping organizations prevent medication errors, as evidenced by our National Patient Safety Goal on medication reconciliation, which highlights a critical problem that poses significant risk to patients. However, since the Goal on medication reconciliation was instituted in 2005, many organizations have struggled to develop and implement effective and efficient processes to meet the intent of the Goal.