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CERTIFICATION NTI Stay Connected at NTI It’s easier than ever to navigate this year’s National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI), which begins Saturday, May 19. Connect to NTI Mobile — — on any smartphone or tablet and plan your schedule, access NTI resources and find your way around the conference. Conference news, alerts and late-breaking session updates or schedule changes are available real-time on your mobile device or at There’s also no reason to wait in line at the CE computers. Complete your session evaluations by June 10 at or from your mobile device, to get your continuing nursing education (CNE) credits. Print your personal NTI CNE transcript from home or from any computer with a printer and Internet connection. Social media are other good ways to access up-to-theminute conference information. “Like” NTI on Facebook at to access special bulletins, plan meetups with friends and gather or offer tips about NTI 2012. Follow us on Twitter: @ntiaacnme; look for the hashtag #NTI2012 for tweets about this year’s conference. Be sure to retweet them to your followers. The online experience makes it easy to stay connected and find instant information. But you’ll also want to find places to refresh, recharge and reconnect with old and new friends. NTI has many places for moments of quiet and respite. At the AACN Corner right next to the bookstore in the Resource Center you can sit and view information about AACN’s newest offerings. Or meet new and familiar members of the AACN community. For certified nurses and those interested in becoming certified, the Resource Center’s Certification Oasis is the perfect spot for a quiet informational moment between sessions. Stop by to meet certified nurses and learn about how to obtain and maintain specialty and subspecialty certification through AACN. At the Critical Care Exposition, treat yourself to a seated massage at the Relaxation Station supported by Hill-Rom. Then, head to the Fitness Pavilion to participate in games and activities that will get your heart rate going again. Or do it the other way around. Finally, include at least one visit to the new Wellness Center for a little respite, and enjoy some reflective time as you walk the labyrinth. Have an exciting and informative but relaxing week at NTI, and stay connected. Refresh, recharge and reconnect. 28 MAY 2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Bold Voices - May 2012

Front/Digital Edition Viewing Guide
Another Angle
AACN Boards and Contact Information
Your NTI Checklist
AACN, Case Western Reserve University Announce Innovative DNP, PhD Collaboration
Patients at End of ICU Rounds Receive Less Face Time
Medical Panel Members Have Conflicts of Interest
Adverse Events Unreported
Penn Nursing Study: Nurse Burnout a Worldwide Problem
Low-Cost Changes to Nurses' Work Environment Also Benefit Patients
Hospital Workers Reluctant to Report Medical Errors
Flame of Excellence Awards
Circle of Excellence Awards
UTI Prevention Lower Priority Than Other HAIs
Children at Higher Risk for Infection in Intensive Care
Cameras, Feedback: Effective Tools to Enforce Hand Washing
In Our Journals
More Coronary Events Associated With Dabigatran
Certification Capsules
Publishing-related Events at NTI
Stay Connected at NTI
From the President

Bold Voices - May 2012