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AACN New at NTI 2014: Editorial Consults How about a one-onone conversation with the editor of an AACN journal? The editors of American Journal of Critical Care, Critical Care Nurse and AACN Advanced Critical Care will be available for a limited number of in-person consults in the Exhibit Hall publishing booth (#1013) on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, May 20-22, during this year's NTI. The 15-minute consults are available on a limited basis. Use NTI Network to sign up online for a 15-minute editorial consult to discuss and develop your idea for a publishable article. If you haven't completed your NTI Network profile yet, now's the time. 26 * At > Join NTI Network or select NTI Schedule. * Type "editorial consults" in the search field. * Hover the cursor over the date and time you'd like, and click the mouse button once until you see "Attending." * If the time is available, it will automatically add the consult to your schedule. If it's unavailable, you'll see "Full" and can select a different time. * You'll receive a confirmation within a week after you add your appointment. Call for Nominations: AACN Board, Nominating Committee Step forward to influence the future of AACN's community and our profession by nominating qualified colleagues for the FY2016-18 AACN Board of Directors and the FY2016 Nominating Committee. The call for nominations closes May 31. Visit www. to review the accountabilities and leadership requirements for open positions and to access the new, easy-to-use electronic form. Respond to AACN's call for nominations, and you become a personal advocate for the future of high acuity and critical care when you help to identify the potential board members who will advance our quest for excellence on behalf of patients and families. For questions, contact Melinda Messenger-Stout at (800) 394-5995, ext. 331, or If you're unable to confirm online a time for a one-on-one consult, on Monday, May 19, come to the Q&A panel session "Publishing in AACN Critical Care Journals" in Room Mile High 4B. There also will be open Meet the Editors times in the publishing booth (#1013). See page 19 of April's AACN Bold Voices for the schedule. Experience a Wasatch Mountain High This Summer at REACH AACN scholarships will support your attendance at this special VitalSmarts conference for educators and trainers. REACH, the professional development conference for those affiliated with VitalSmarts training, takes place this summer, July 29-31, in Salt Lake City. A unique experience focused on training design, implementation and employee development, REACH represents a good learning opportunity for AACN members who educate others. And you can apply for an AACN scholarship to support your participation. The conference features: * Bestselling authors, thought leaders and social science experts presenting strategies tailored to solving training hurdles and workplace trials * Hands-on sessions featuring best practices for tackling the stubborn challenges behind corporate training from skill transference to audience engagement to training measurement * Networking opportunities with fellow trainers and educators REACH represents the perfect continuing professional development opportunity, because you can take advantage of your membership benefit devoted to lifelong learning - an AACN Continuing Professional Development Scholarship, which will help you attend REACH when you apply at scholarships. After your Rocky Mountain high at Denver's NTI this month, experience a Wasatch Mountain high in Salt Lake City when you attend REACH. Learn more at

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Bold Voices - May 2014

Another Angle
Pres Note Teaser: What Were We Thinking
Come for the Day. Learn for a Lifetime.
How AACN CSI Academy Changed My Practice
Healthcare Professionals Smoke Less Than General Population
Sleep-Deprived Nurses May Regret Clinical Decisions
Detecting Abuse When Kids Have Fractures
Effective Screening and Counseling for Alcohol Use
Most People Who Need Palliative Care Don’t Receive It
Interruptions Are Dangerous
AACN Community Steps Forward on Early Mobility
Satisfied and Engaged Staff Improve Patient Satisfaction
Involve Nurses When Developing Healthcare Technology
Nurses Concerned About Nursing’s Future
How Does This Year’s Flu Compare to Previous Trends?
Fewer Hospital Opportunities for Nursing Graduates
Excessive Crying as a Preemie, Behavioral Problems Later
Hand Amputees Can Feel Objects With New Prostheses
In Our Journals
Certification Capsules
New Editions of ‘AACN Essentials’ Textbooks
New at NTI 2014: Editorial Consults
Call for Nominations: AACN Board, Nominating Committee
Experience a Wasatch Mountain High This Summer at REACH
Thrive at NTI: 10 Tips for the Best Experience
President’s Note

Bold Voices - May 2014