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Dare to Make It ‘All About Me’ Another Angle I t is never too late to reinvent your life, no matter how early or late it is in your career. You can do anything you want to do at any time. We all know there is an abundance of resources for those just out of school, but did you know that there’s a movement for established career types called the Third Age? The Third Age is a life stage created by an extended life expectancy into the 80s and beyond — a time that represents new possibilities for living in fulfillment and purpose. Third agers are typically anywhere between 45 and 65, have raised their children, and face many healthy, productive years left in their lives. These are people who may need to move out of a physically demanding job — such as bedside nursing — but plan to work for a number of years before retiring, or they may be retirees who need to — or choose to — return to work for income, personal enrichment, or social reasons. Spring is just around the corner. Really. During this season of new beginnings, what can you do today that you’ll thank yourself for in the future? Better yet, something you’ll have fun doing? Read more in my note on page 34. Kathryn Roberts AACN President Do something today that your future self will thank you for. — Anonymous Many people feel that they are too old and lack enough education, money, or time to do what they really want to do. But that is not true. What is true is what, in your mind’s eye you see as possible. Look at where you are now and move toward that which you want to become. Source: Weinstein, Sharon. B Is for Balance. Indianapolis, Ind.: Sigma Theta Tau International; 2009; 138-139. AACN BOLD VOICES MARCH 2013 3

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