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AAACN Members: Join the Conference Call!

You are invited to join the Patient/Staff Education SIG's upcoming conference call. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm ET. Susan Paschke, MSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC, AAACN Past President (2013-2014), will respond to your questions on her recent presentation from February's call, "Role of the RN in Ambulatory Care." (AAACN members will be prompted to log in to view this message).

Exciting News on Ambulatory Care Nurse-Sensitive Indicators

The identification and measurement of nurse-sensitive indicators (NSIs) is critical in describing the contributions and value of registered nurses (RNs) in ambulatory care settings. Since 2015, AAACN has partnered with the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) to develop and pilot test ambulatory care NSIs. We are pleased to share an exciting step forward in this work. Press Ganey has acquired the CALNOC registry, including the CALNOC database, nursing measures and indicators...

Legislative Team News: March 2019

Legislation impacts nursing careers, shapes health care policy and influences the care delivered to patients. Members of the team review legislative initiatives and determine if AAACN should support or not support legislation that will affect AAACN members and the practice of ambulatory care nursing. In March, AAACN's Legislative Team Endorses H.R. 728, Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019...