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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!

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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.

Draft of Nursing's Social Policy Statement Posted for Public Comment

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is seeking input on their draft of Nursing's Social Policy Statement: The Essence of the Profession. Please take this opportunity to review and comment on the content and format of this document. ANA would like to have the greatest dissemination and input possible, so sharing this information with nursing colleagues, other professionals, consumers, and other stakeholders is recommended. Closing date is March 15, 2009.

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Endorsement of Updated JCAHO Wrong Site Surgery Protocol

AAACN has endorsed the revised JCAHO Universal Protocol on Wrong Site Surgery which will be effective January 1, 2009. The Universal Protocol was revised based on feedback received at the Wrong Site Surgery Summit in 2007 and has new or deleted elements of performance. It includes a new numbering system and minor language changes for consistency. The new numbering format was designed to enable sorting electronically (for the new E-ditions of the manuals) and to accommodate the addition of new requirements.

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AAACN Supports the VA Let's Get Certified Program

AAACN is supporting the Veterans Administration (VA) national "Let's Get Certified" program that runs through May 31, 2009. This initiative promotes nurses within the VA to get certified in a variety of specialties, including ambulatory care.

AAACN supports this initiative with special discounts on study materials to prepare for the exam. ANCC is also offering $100 off the full exam fee.

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Comment on JCAHO Blood Management Performance Measures

The Blood Management Performance Measures Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) has identified 19 Blood Management Candidate Measures addressing key aspects of Blood Management. The Joint Commission is requesting stakeholder review and public comment on these measures. You can access the survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=MZBRdqormuPzCsDFtfwzgw_3d_3d.Responses must be received by Tuesday, August 19, 2008.

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