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Vote Now for AACN Board, Nominating Committee Members A s members of the AACN community, each of us plays a crucial role in ensuring our future leadership by voting in the election of our FY2014-16 AACN Board of Directors and FY2014 Nominating Committee. Each vote represents a fundamental right and a critical responsibility that joins together our community of nurses to further AACN’s mission. Each vote helps us create healthy work environments and make our unique contribution to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Kathryn E. Roberts RN, MSN, CNS, CCRN, CCNS Voting for the governance leaders of your choice is quick and easy. A valid AACN election requires 5 percent of eligible members to vote or indicate that they choose to abstain. The following pages contain comprehensive candidate profiles also available online at AACN President Each year, our Nominating Committee ensures the slate of candidates possesses the depth of required leadership competencies to effectively govern AACN. Because of the committee’s careful attention to these qualifications, each of us can vote with confidence for the candidates who best represent our concerns about nursing and the vision for its future. Thank you for voting with us to select our community’s next generation of exceptional leaders. Mary Stahl RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CCNS-CMC, CCRN Chair, Nominating Committee AACN Immediate Past President VOTING IS EASY! Visit and click on the “vote” icon or respond to the election email you’ll receive. Online ballots must be completed by 11:59 p.m. (ET) April 22. No Web access? Email volunteers@ or call (800) 394-5995, ext. 331, and we’ll send you a paper ballot. Deadline: April 22, 2013 Meet the Candidates AACN BOLD VOICES MARCH 2013 13

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Bold Voices - March 2013

Front/Digital Edition Viewing Guide
Another Angle
Design an NTI Just for You
New Guidelines Set Practice Framework for Tele-ICU NursingPractice
New Methods Increase Speed of Sepsis Diagnosis
High Blood Pressure Can Injure the Brain of Young Adults
Recurrent Hypoglycemia May Not Impair Long-Term Development of Preterm Infants
Superstorm Sandy Hospital Evacuation Decisions Questioned
New STEMI Guidelines Focus on Symptom Recognition, Ease of Use
Early Communication About Resuscitation Improves EOL Quality
Vote Now for AACN Board, Nominating Committee Members
Simple Measures Reduce Pneumonia
Fresh Blood in the ICU
Meeting Veterans’ Healthcare Needs
In Our Journals
Checklists May Reduce Venous Thromboembolism
Certification Capsules
Chapter Leadership Workshop @NTI 2013
Wear Your NTI Pride on May 20
Dare To

Bold Voices - March 2013