Bold Voices - January 2011 - (Page 4)

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is the world’s largest specialty nursing organization. AACN is committed to a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and families where acute and critical care nurses make their optimal contribution. Board of Directors President Kristine Peterson, RN, MS, CCRN, CCNS Cardiac Clinical Nurse Specialist Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau, Wis. President-elect Mary Stahl, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CCNS-CMC, CCRN Clinical Nurse Specialist, Medical Cardiology Mid America Heart Institute, Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. Secretary Natalie J. Correll-Yoder, RN, MN, CCRN, CCNS Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa, Calif. Treasurer Karen Stutzer, RN, MS, CCRN, APN-C Executive Director Nursing Practice and Critical Care Services, Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains, N.J. Directors Vicki S. Good, RN, MSN, CCNS, CENP Administrative Director of Patient Safety Cox Healthcare, Springfield, Mo. 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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Bold Voices - January 2011

Front/Digital Edition Viewing Guide
Another Angle
AACN Boards and Contact Information
New HHS-CCSC Awards Recognize HAI Reductions
Zero Tolerance for Preventable Incidents Involves Non-Surgical Specialties
Bold Voice: Chatting with MaryAnn Stump
Facebook Asthma?
EOL Care Rises for Heart Failure Patients on Medicare
More Patient, Family Contact Needed in EOL Care
Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity Increases Respiratory Risk in Day Care
Childhood Obesity Linked to Viral Infections
Pharmaceutical Safety at Home
DTaP, Tdap: What's in a Name?
In Our Journals
STOP-BANG Helps Identify Surgical Patients at Risk
Fewer Blood Transfusions Can Improve Patient Safety, Reduce Costs
Certification Capsules
Dues, NTI and Certification Fees Will Not Increase
From the President

Bold Voices - January 2011