NTI Conference Info

Dawn Blake-Holmes, a nursing professional development specialist, CV and critical care nursing at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, has over 30 years’ experience in critical care nursing…

  • What’s New With Sepsis Studies?
  • The guidelines for sepsis care continue to evolve. With changes to the Surviving Sepsis Guidelines, the CMS requirements and the new bundle, it is no wonder sepsis continues to be…

  • Distinguishing Delirium in Pediatric Patients
  • It is estimated that 20% to 30% of critically ill children experience some form of delirium. Based on this statistic, it is alarming that delirium has not been more widely…

  • Welcome to the 2019 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition During AACN’s 50th Anniversary Year
  • It’s great to be back here in Orlando, the “City Beautiful.” This is not only one of America’s most family-friendly cities, it’s also a city filled with wonderful people, beautiful…

  • Nurturing Nutritional Needs
  • About one in two patients who enter critical care units have signs of malnutrition, and another 30% of those patients will develop malnutrition during their stay. Providing adequate nutritional therapy…

  • The Elephant in the Room: Workplace Bullying
  • Bullying is often associated with children, but how common is bullying among adults? Are we leaving behind bullying at the playground, or are we bringing it with us to the…

  • Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation
  • Every generation has a unique perspective that often clashes with other generations, but what would happen if those generational differences were instead put to good use? What if we focused…

  • The Grass Isn’t Greener — It’s a Different Shade
  • Everyone has bad days, but what happens when a bad day turns into a series of bad days? Or when a series of bad days turns into burnout? Do you…

  • Experience Orlando Like a Local
  • According to Lillian Aguirre, clinical nurse specialist for the trauma/burn critical care unit at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando instantly conjures images of theme parks, family vacations and a blissful…

  • Free and Frugal Fun in Orlando
  • Be sure to enjoy a few of the sights and sounds of Orlando, “The City Beautiful.”   When you have some time between sessions, or if you arrive before NTI…

  • NTI SuperSessions: Inspiration, Entertainment, Motivation
  • NTI attendees frequently say they come to NTI to be inspired, entertained and motivated. And this year’s SuperSessions promise to deliver.

  • Navigate NTI Like a Pro
  • A well-planned week will go a long way to ensure a fulfilling and stress-free conference experience.

  • NTI Sessions on Acute and Critical Care Staffing
  • Appropriate staffing ensures an effective match between the needs of the patient and family, and the knowledge, skills and abilities of the nurse. Because the condition of patients fluctuates constantly,…

  • Attendee Bag Pickup
  • If you received your name badge in the mail, please go directly to bag pickup, located in the Resource Center, Hall C, when you arrive. Do not wait in the…

  • Learn How to Build a Healthy Work Environment
  • We recently released AACN’s 2018 Critical Care Nurse Work Environment (HWE) Study. It demonstrated that while the overall nurse work environment has improved, there is still much work to be…

  • StoryCorps is Coming to NTI
  • AACN is excited to partner with StoryCorps for our new Nurse Stories Project. The StoryCorps Airstream MobileBooth will record and preserve stories of our community of exceptional nurses on site.…

  • AACN CSI Academy at NTI – Empowering Nurses as Leaders
  • Attendees at this year’s NTI conference in Orlando have the opportunity to experience essential program content and key learnings from the AACN CSI Academy nurse leadership and innovation training program.…

  • Are you up to the challenge…
  • …at the new Critical Care Challenge competition in Booth #3554? You and your team of four nurses can show off your skills during clinical scenarios, earing CERPs and competing for…

  • Top Tips for the Best NTI Experience
  • The size of the conference alone can challenge NTI newcomers and veteran attendees. Use this checklist to start planning your week for a fulfilling and stress-free conference experience. Look for…

  • Things to Do in Orlando (That Have Nothing to Do With Amusement Parks)
  • With its beautiful parks, interesting museums and great local shops and restaurants, Orlando has much to offer. Orlando is justly famous for its amusement parks and family attractions. Yet there…