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AACN Come for the Day. Learn for a Lifetime. E ven one day at AACN's National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) - Saturday, May 17, through Thursday, May 22 - will benefit your practice in unexpected ways. NTI's high-quality learning opportunities, expert speakers and networking will transform an average day off into the learning experience of a lifetime. If you live in Colorado or the surrounding states of Utah or New Mexico, this year's NTI at the Colorado Convention Center is an easy, affordable trip. Drive to downtown Denver from Colorado Springs, Colo., in an hour. It's less than a two-hour drive from Cheyenne, Wyo., and about six hours from Albuquerque or Santa Fe, N.M. Fly from Salt Lake City, Kansas City, Kan., or Oklahoma City, Okla., in about an hour. Phoenix or Las Vegas to Denver is a quick two-hour flight. Affordable daily rates for the main conference range from $210 for AACN members to $260 for nonmembers. Member rates for the preconferences, Saturday, May 17, and Sunday, May 18, are as low as $99 ($130 for nonmembers). To pick the best day, visit for dates and times for concurrent sessions, the Critical Care Exposition, certification exams, the Advanced Practice Institute and other activities, including the May 21 Moral Distress Summit. May 21 NTI Summit - Moral Distress Isn't Going Away: Confronting Reality If you do come to NTI for a day, make it Wednesday, May 21, and attend the Moral Distress Summit. Top-tier national experts on moral distress examine current evidence, experiences and solutions to one of healthcare's most significant challenges. Moral distress continually challenges clinicians. It's becoming part of our new normal, and experts confirm it's not going away. This half-day summit will use facilitated conversations and deep audience interaction with experts to explore the inevitability of moral distress, its impact on three common clinical challenges and personal solutions for addressing it. The summit will focus on: * * * * Why Moral Distress Will Not Go Away Workarounds Are an Ethical Issue When There's a Disaster: The Ethical Issues Bullying Space is limited, and advance reservations are required at, but there is no additional fee for NTI attendees. With special one-day registration fees - $210 for AACN members, $260 for all others - healthcare professionals from nearby locations can attend too. First register for NTI at, then reserve your seat at 5 AACN BOLD VOICES MAY 2014 Denver may be nearer and more accessible than you think.

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