NTI Conference Info

Wednesday’s SuperSession started with a parade, as attendees waived large glow sticks and celebrated Chapter and Beacon Award recipients and an outstanding week in Houston for NTI 2017. Emcee Jon…

“Everyone knows that meaningful recognition is one of the Healthy Work Environment Standards, and we hope this special luncheon is meaningful to you,” AACN President Clareen Wiencek said as she…

Mark it on your calendar now, as the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition returns to Boston in 2018. Boston — a modern city with a rich history —…

About 17.5 percent of new nurses leave their first job within a year. Without feedback from the preceptor, the orientee is not clear about expectations, which leads to more errors…

We strive to continually improve the quality of our learning sessions at NTI, and your feedback as an attendee is a vital part of these efforts. NTI session evaluations appraise…

Novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) were developed as an alternative treatment for systemic anticoagulation and for prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism, Thomas Aaron VanDruff, adjunct faculty, Georgetown University School of Nursing and…

Fear of malpractice is common among physicians and other providers, but nurses can also face lawsuits for their role in patient care. “In today’s litigious society, nurses can become involved…

Moral distress can have a significant impact on bedside nurses. Attendees joined Natalie Correll-Yoder, clinical nurse specialist at North Bay Healthcare System in Fairfield, California, Wednesday, or they can attend…

Jennifer Arnold urged the audience to “think big” in a lively Tuesday SuperSession that also featured the presentation of AACN Circle of Excellence awards. Emcee Jon Holmer warmed up the…

Admission of pediatric patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) accounts for approximately two percent of all admissions to the pediatric intensive care unit. Patricia Moloney-Harmon, a clinical nurse specialist…

Critically ill patients often have complicated hemodynamics, and functional hemodynamic monitoring is a useful indicator for how a patient will respond to fluid administration. Attendees learned about fluid responsiveness, applications…

Talking about goals of care may not be an easy conversation to have with patients with incurable conditions. They often need palliative care, which can improve their quality of life…

A patient’s hospital stay often involves numerous tests, procedures and treatments. By taking a high-value approach to patient care, healthcare providers, including advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), can eliminate unnecessary…

AACN honored 25 outstanding caregivers with 2017 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 annual Circle of Excellence awards for AACN chapters recognize chapters that make a difference in healthcare and their communities by demonstrating excellence in collaboration, educational programming, leadership development, promoting…

During a spectacular Nurses’ Night Off at the Houston Museum of Natural Science on Wednesday, May 24, attendees will experience a fascinating variety of exhibits that examine astronomy, space science,…

Over the past 18 months, AACN members across the country were asked to name the barriers that most impact their ability to deliver exceptional care. AACN President Clareen Wiencek says…

Working in a fast-paced environment is the norm for nurses, and every minute that passes could be the difference between life and death. Reviewing research and determining if and how…

Monday’s SuperSession started NTI 2017 with a bit of magic, as AACN President Clareen Wiencek reflected on the magical phrase “What Matters to You,” and keynote speaker Vinh Giang demonstrated…

The API Reception, a popular event for Advanced Practice Institute attendees, will be held Tuesday, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. ­­­­at the convention center – Balcony B, Level 2. Socialize with…