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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. Linda Harrington, RN, PhD, CNS, CPHQ, CENP, CPHIMS Vice President, Advancing Nursing Practice Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas Teri Lynn Kiss, RN, MS, MSSW, CCRN Clinical Nurse Education Specialist Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Alaska Sheryl Leary, RN, MS, CCRN, CCNS, PCCN Clinical Nurse Specialist, Academic Educator VA San Diego Healthcare System San Diego, Calif. Linda Martinez, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC-CMC Clinical Nurse Specialist/Clinic Manager Presbyterian Heart Group, Albuquerque, N.M. Pamela Popplewell, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CCRN Director of Nursing, Surgical and Perioperative Care VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Seattle, Wash. Kathryn E. Roberts, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCNS, CRNP Clinical Nurse Specialist Pediatric Intensive Care Unit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pa. Maureen Seckel, RN, APN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CCNS, CCRN Clinical Nurse Specialist, Medical Pulmonary Critical Care Christiana Care Health System Newark, Del. Kathy Stephens Williams, RN, MSN, CCRN Staff Development Educator St. Anthony’s Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo. Chief Executive Officer Wanda L. Johanson, RN, MN 4 www.aacnboldvoicesonline.org APRIL 2011 AACN Certification Corporation, the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, maintains professional practice excellence through certification and certification renewal of nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients and their families. AACN Certification Corporation develops and administers the CCRN, PCCN, CCNS and ACNPC specialty exams in acute, progressive and critical care; CMC and CSC subspecialty exams in cardiac medicine and surgery; and, in partnership with the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the CNML exam for nurse managers. ® Editorial Office AACN Communications 101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 (800) 394-5995 ext. 573 (949) 448-7328 aacnboldvoices@aacn.org www.aacn.org Editors: Sherree Geyer, Ramón Lavandero; Managing Editor: Judy Asman; Clinical Advisor: Julie Miller, RN, BSN, CCRN ; Assistant Editor: Judy Wilkin; Writers: Stacy Goldman, Jim Kerr, Neal Lorenzi, Beth Newman, Dennis Nishi, Jason Winston; Art and Production Director: LeRoy Hinton; Design: Brian Burton Design, Inc., Matthew Edens; Web Editor: Paul Taylor; Publishing Manager: Michael Muscat; Circulation: Sam Strain; Director of Communications and Strategic Alliances: Ramón Lavandero Advertising Sales Office Mindworks Communications 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086 (800) 257-8290, (856) 848-1000 Board of Directors Chair Maria Shirey, RN, PhD, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE Associate Professor College of Nursing and Health Professions, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Ind. Chair-elect Damon Cottrell, RN, MS, CCRN, CCNS, ACNS-BC, CEN Assistant Professor Westbrook College of Health Professions, University of New England, Portland, Maine Secretary/Treasurer Christie Artuso, RN, EdD, CNRN Director, Neuroscience Services Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska Directors Pamela Bolton, RN, MS, CCRN, CCNS, PCCN, ACNPC Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio Linda Harrington, RN, PhD, CNS, CPHQ, CENP, CPHIMS Vice President, Advancing Nursing Practice Baylor Health Care System, Dallas, Texas Susan Nelmark, RN, BAN, MA, CNML Nurse Manager St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth, Minn. Mary Frances Pate, RN, DSN, CNS Associate Professor University of Alabama School of Nursing, Birmingham, Ala. Kathryn E. Roberts, RN, MSN, CCRN, CCNS, CRNP Clinical Nurse Specialist Pediatric Intensive Care Unit The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pa. Consumer Representative David Swankin, Esq. 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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Bold Voices - April 2011

Front/Digital Edition Viewing Guide
Another Angle
AACN Boards and Contact Information
NTI Checklist: Things to Do in April
API: An Advanced Practice Conference Within the NTI
Healthcare Technology Solutions
Pazopanib Provides Promise for Patients with Advanced Thyroid Cancer
Snuff Out Burnout to Retain Nurses
How to Improve EOL Care
Closely Spaced Pregnancies Pose Autism Risk
Late-Preterm Infants Risk Hospitalization
Lower Serotonin, TPH2 Linked to SIDS
Early Abuse, a Type 2 Diabetes Predictor in Women
In Our Journals
CCRN-E Initial Certification Validates Tele-ICU Knowledge
National Volunteer Week
Critical Care Exposition
Navigate NTI, Digital Style
Letters
From the President
Back

Bold Voices - April 2011

Bold Voices - April 2011 - Front/Digital Edition Viewing Guide (Page Cover1)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Front/Digital Edition Viewing Guide (Page Cover2)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Another Angle (Page 3)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - AACN Boards and Contact Information (Page 4)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - NTI Checklist: Things to Do in April (Page 5)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - NTI Checklist: Things to Do in April (Page 6)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - API: An Advanced Practice Conference Within the NTI (Page 7)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Healthcare Technology Solutions (Page 8)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Healthcare Technology Solutions (Page 8a)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Healthcare Technology Solutions (Page 8b)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Pazopanib Provides Promise for Patients with Advanced Thyroid Cancer (Page 9)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Snuff Out Burnout to Retain Nurses (Page 10)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - How to Improve EOL Care (Page 11)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Closely Spaced Pregnancies Pose Autism Risk (Page 12)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Late-Preterm Infants Risk Hospitalization (Page 13)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Lower Serotonin, TPH2 Linked to SIDS (Page 14)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Early Abuse, a Type 2 Diabetes Predictor in Women (Page 15)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - In Our Journals (Page 16)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - CCRN-E Initial Certification Validates Tele-ICU Knowledge (Page 17)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - National Volunteer Week (Page 18)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Critical Care Exposition (Page 19)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Navigate NTI, Digital Style (Page 20)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Letters (Page 21)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - From the President (Page 22)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - From the President (Page Cover3)
Bold Voices - April 2011 - Back (Page Cover4)
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