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CERTIFICATION Certification Capsules ACNPC-AG Certification Exam Aligns With Consensus Model, Launches The new ACNPC-AG certification exam, aligned with requirements of the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation, is accepting Consensus Model for APRN Regulation establishes national standards for uniform regulation of advanced practice registered on the ACNPC-AG certification, test plan, practice exam questions and exam eligibility requirements, the APRN Consensus Model and other APRN resources. Celebrate Certified Nurses March 19 On March 19, Certified Nurses Day celebrate the value of certification by honoring certified nurses and encouraging new AACN’s resources and recognition ideas at New PCCN Test Plan Released certification is designed for nurses who care for acutely ill adult patients regardless of the geographic loca CriticalCareNurse Certification website at Live PCCN Certification Review Course Launches in April In conjunction with release of the new PCCN certification exam test plan, AACN will offer a live, seven-part PCCN certification review course beginning Monday, April 8. This comprehensive course — aligned with the new test plan — will help prospective PCCN candidates better prepare for the exam by reaffirming their clinical knowledge and removing uncertainty about what to expect. Presented by nationally recognized expert Carol Rauen, each 2.5-hour session provides an interactive learning experience with teacher and peer-to-peer chatting, exam practice questions and support materials. The PCCN review course is designed for progressive care nurses working in a variety of settings — including telemetry, step-down, high acuity med-surg and direct observation. It’s appropriate for individuals and groups, awarding 15.1 continuing nursing education (CNE) hours. The $159 (individuals) or $999 (groups up to 30) fees include 60-day access to archived webinar recordings. Learn more and register at Each review session offers teacher and peer-to-peer chatting, exam practice questions and support materials. On the Go? Read AACN’s award-winning journals on your tablet or smartphone. 30 MARCH 2013 American Journal of Critical Care American Journal of Critical Care Critical Care Nurse

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