NTI Conference Info

Goodbyes are never easy, and AACN President Chris Schulman’s farewell address and tribute to the AACN community and her family brought Wednesday’s SuperSession attendees to tears. “One day, I found…

  • Inside the Bedrails
  • At yesterday’s Chapter Presidents Luncheon, we learned that after spending 30 years in the Air Force Nurse Corps, AACN board member Elizabeth Bridges is no stranger to treating traumatic injuries.…

  • Strategies to Manage Burnout Syndrome
  • Healthcare personnel are at high risk for moral distress and burnout. Nurse leaders need tools to recognize the development of burnout syndrome in themselves and in their staff.

  • Keeping Them Cold: Using Data for Target Temperature Management
  • Inducing hypothermia in patients after cardiac arrest can mitigate reperfusion injuries. But what is the best way to approach this therapy?

  • Ditch FOMO and Choose Wisely
  • Do you experience FOMO (fear of missing out) when ordering labs, diagnostics and chest X-rays for your critically ill patients? Are you programmed to order as many tests as possible…

  • CE/CERP/Pharma Evaluations for On-Site Sessions Due June 15
  • It’s easy to complete your session evaluations online, or in real time with your smartphone or tablet, at www.aacn.org/nti. Your certificate can be printed through the AACN website for one…

  • NTI 2019 Will Be in Orlando
  • Mark it on your calendar now, as the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) returns to Orlando in 2019 from Sunday, May 19, through Thursday, May 23. 

  • Make Yourself BIG
  • Ah, a day in the life of a critical care nurse. We wake up confident, BIG, ready to conquer the day with confidence. By the end of our shifts, we…

  • WANTED: Staffing Solutions
  • Nearly 9,000 attendees went wild when AACN President Chris Schulman said one word during her keynote address at Monday’s SuperSession: staffing. Staffing is clearly a hot-button issue, and AACN is…

  • Preliminary Results Are In: 2018 AACN National Work Environment Survey
  • Workplace conditions can impact patient care, outcomes and job satisfaction. These critical components are up for examination in the latest AACN work environment survey.

  • Nurses’ Night Off
  • Unwind at Boston’s historic Seaport World Trade Center, and dance to Night Shift, the city’s premier high-energy band. Journey through Boston’s history with colonial characters, and enjoy Irish culture with…

  • 2018 Circle of Excellence Award Recipients
  • AACN honored 11 outstanding caregivers with 2018 AACN Circle of Excellence awards at a ceremony during Tuesday’s SuperSession. Honorees were presented with the coveted award for achieving excellent outcomes in…

  • The 8 Ps of ARDS Success
  • With a diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) missed in 30 percent of critically ill patients, it’s not surprising that correct tidal volume is used in only 60 percent…

  • Reduce Readmissions With Risk Stratification and Multidisciplinary Approach
  • Patients who are transferred from the ICU to intermediate care before they are ready risk readmission to the ICU, which can affect outcomes and healthcare costs. “Current literature says that…

  • Preventing Infection: The Bedside Nurse as Change Agent
  • Healthcare-associated infections can be a significant complication for patients. Bedside nurses are uniquely suited to lead the change toward better infection prevention and control.

  • Use Your WHYs as a Portal to the New
  • As critical care nurses, we devote our professional lives to the care of our patients. Then, we spend a week together at NTI to return to our patients and their…

  • 2018 NTI Program Planning Committee
  • For their dedication, vision and tireless efforts in developing this year’s program, we appreciate and recognize the members of the 2018 NTI Program Planning Committee.

  • Margaret Campbell: A Maverick in Palliative Care
  • When Margaret Campbell, professor at Wayne State University College of Nursing in Detroit, began her career in 1974 as a critical care nurse, she couldn’t help but notice the severe…

  • 2018 API Program Planning Committee
  • A heartfelt thank you to the members of the 2018 API (Advanced Practice Institute) Program Planning Committee for their dedication and expertise. We recognize their selfless efforts and the many…

  • Enhance Your Education at the Critical Care Exposition
  • With more than 400 exhibits and 14 hours of exhibit time (10 unopposed by clinical sessions), the Critical Care Exposition — the largest trade show for high-acuity and critical care…