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ACC632 Medication Management to Ameliorate Post–Intensive Care Syndrome A 1.0 1.00
ACC6322 Implementing a Mobility Program to Minimize Post–Intensive Care Syndrome A 1.0 0.00
A1625033 Underestimation of Pupil Size by Critical Care and Neurosurgical Nurses A 1.0 0.00
A1625032 Long-Term Survival After Cardiac Surgery in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease A 1.0 0.00
A162503 Ethnographic Investigation of Oral Care in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.00
C1623 Music as Medicine: The Therapeutic Potential of Music for Acute Stroke Patients B 1.0 0.00
C162 B-Blocker and Calcium Channel Blocker Poisoning: High-Dose Insulin/Glucose Therapy A 1.0 1.00
C1622 Application of Antibiotic Pharmacodynamics and Dosing Principles in Patients With Sepsis A 1.0 1.00
A1625022 Use of a Central Catheter Maintenance Bundle in Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals A 1.0 0.00
A1625023 Bereavement Services Offered in Adult Intensive Care Units in the United States B 1.0 0.00
A162502 A Model of Pressure, Oxygenation, and Perfusion Risk Factors for Pressure Ulcers in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.00
ACC631 Medication Errors: A Case-Based Review B 1.0 0.00
ACC6312 Moral Resilience: A Capacity for Navigating Moral Distress in Critical Care B 1.0 0.00
C1612 Acute Coronary Syndrome:Focus on Antiplatelet Therapy A 1.0 1.00
C1613 Implementing Electronic Tablet-Based Education of Acute Care Patients B 1.0 0.00
C161 Preoperative Stabilization of Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Before Stage I Palliation A 1.0 0.00
NTI15PA AACN President Elect Karen McQuillan: NTI President Elect Address 2015 A 0.5 0.00
NTI15PE AACN President Terri Kiss: NTI President Address 2015 A 0.5 0.00
A162501 Norepinephrine Dosing in Obese and Non-obese Patients With Septic Shock A 1.0 1.00
A1625012 Health-Related Quality of Life and Associated Factors in Intensive Care Unit Survivors 6 Months After Discharge B 1.0 0.00
A1625013 Satisfaction With Elimination of all Visitation Restrictions in a Mixed-Profile Intensive Care Unit B 1.0 0.00
ACC534 Psychiatric Emergencies in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 1.00
ACC5342 Current Technology to Maximize Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Benefit for Patients With Symptomatic Heart Failure A 1.0 0.00
C156 Caring for Pediatric Patients’ Families at the Child’s End of Life B 1.0 0.00
C1562 Restoring Speech to Tracheostomy Patients A 1.0 0.00
C1563 Making It Meaningful: Finding Quality Improvement Projects Worthy of Your Time, Effort, and Expertise B 1.0 0.00
A152406 Verifying Placement of Small-Bore Feeding Tubes: Electromagnetic Device Images Versus Abdominal Radiographs A 1.0 0.00
A1524062 Validity and Sensitivity of 6 Pain Scales in Critically Ill, Intubated Adults A 1.0 0.00
A1524063 Vasopressors and Development of Pressure Ulcers in Adult Critical Care Patients A 1.0 0.25
C1552 Overcoming Barriers to Consultation on Palliative Care B 1.0 0.00
C1553 Caring for Patients Treated With Therapeutic Hypothermia A 1.0 0.00
C155 Safety First! Using a Checklist for Intrafacility Transport of Adult Intensive Care Patients B 1.0 0.00
ACC533 Pharmacological Treatments for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome A 1.0 1.00
ACC5332 Antimicrobial Resistance Thinking Outside the Box A 1.0 1.00
A1524053 Concordance of Nurses and Physicians on Whether Critical Care Patients Are Receiving Futile Treatment A 1.0 0.00
A1524052 Intensive Care Nurses' Knowledge about Use of Neuromuscular Blocking Agents in Patients with Respiratory Failure A 1.0 0.00
A152405 Burnout and Resilience Among Nurses Practicing in High-Intensity Settings C 1.0 0.00
C154 Stop the Noise: A Quality Improvement Project to Decrease Electrocardio¬graphic Nuisance Alarms B 1.0 0.00
C1542 Early Mobilization: Changing the Mindset A 1.0 0.00
C1543 Compassion Satisfaction and Compassion Fatigue Among Critical Care Nurses C 1.0 0.00
A152404 Clinical Indicators for Endotracheal Suctioning in Adult Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation A 1.0 0.00
A1524042 Scoring Systems for Outcome Prediction in a Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit: A Comparative Study A 1.0 0.00
A1524043 Pressure Ulcer Incidence in Patients Wearing Nasal-Oral versus Full-Face Noninvasive Ventilation Masks A 1.0 0.00
ACC532 Pediatric Hypertension A Pharmacological Review A 1.0 1.00
ACC5322 Caring for Dying Patients in the Intensive Care Unit: Managing Pain, Dyspnea, Anxiety, Delirium, and Death Rattle A 1.0 1.00
C153 Posttraumatic Stress Syndrome Associated With Stays in the Intensive Care Unit: Importance of Nurses’ Involvement A 1.0 0.00
C1532 Pain, Agitation, and Delirium Guidelines: Nursing Involvement in Development and Implementation A 1.0 0.00
C1533 Effective Pain Management and Improvements in Patients’ Outcomes and Satisfaction A 1.0 1.00
A152403 Screening Situations for Risk of Ethical Conflicts: A Pilot Study B 1.0 0.00
A1524032 Withholding or Continuing Enteral Feedings during Repositioning and the Incidence of Aspiration A 1.0 0.00
A1524033 Reducing Pressure Injuries in Critically Ill Patients by Using a Patient Skin Integrity Care Bundle (InSPiRE) A 1.0 0.00
C152 Standards for Resuscitation After Cardiac Surgery A 1.0 0.00
C1522 Fecal Microbiota Transplant to Treat Resistant Clostridium Difficile Infections A 1.0 0.00
C1523 Biventricular Pacemakers in Patients with Heart Failure A 1.0 0.00
A1524023 Computer-Assisted Interventions to Improve QTc Documentation In Hospital Patients Receiving A 1.0 0.00
A152402 Hemodynamic Changes with Manual and Automated Lateral Turning in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation A 1.0 0.00
A1524022 Outcomes Associated With Postoperative Delirium after Cardiac Surgery A 1.0 0.00
C151 Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Pediatric Cardiac Arrest A 1.0 0.00
C1512 Nonpharmacological Interventions to Prevent Delirium: An Evidence-Based Systematic Review A 1.0 0.00
C1513 Stroke Volume Optimization: The New Hemodynamic Algorithm A 1.0 0.00
ACC531 A Case For the Use of Validated Physiological Mortality Metrics to Guide Early Family Intervention in Intensive Care Unit Patients B 1.0 0.00
ACC5312 Ethical Issues in Caring for Patients With Ebola Implications for Critical Care Nurses B 1.0 0.00
A152401 Head-Of-Bed Elevation and Early Outcomes of Gastric Reflux, Aspiration, and Pressure Ulcers: A Feasibility Study A 1.0 0.00
A1524012 Differences in Alarm Events between Disposable and Reusable Electrocardiography Lead Wires A 1.0 0.00
A1524013 Physical Recovery in Intensive Care Unit Survivors: A Cohort Analysis A 1.0 0.00
C146 Improving Patients' Readiness for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery A 1.0 0.00
C1462 Enteral Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers in Adult Critical Care Patients A 1.0 0.00
C1463 Introduction to Complementary, Alternative, and Traditional Therapies A 1.0 0.00
ACC434 Pharmacological Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension A 1.0 1.00
ACC4342 Management of Blunt Pulmonary Injury A 1.0 0.00
A142306 Family Presence during Resuscitation and Invasive Procedures in Pediatric Critical Care: A Systematic Review B 1.0 0.00
A1423062 Body Mass Index and Pressure Ulcers: Improved Predictability of Pressure Ulcers in Intensive Care Patients A 1.0 0.00
A1423063 Infection Rates in Intensive Care Units by Electrocardiographic Lead Wire Type: Disposable vs Reusable A 1.0 0.00
NTI14PE AACN President-Elect Teri Lynn Kiss: NTI 2014 C 0.5 0.00
C1453 Chlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing To Reduce Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Acquisition A 1.0 0.00
C1452 Intravenous Lipids: Antidotal Therapy for Drug Overdose and Toxic Effects of Local Anesthetics A 1.0 1.00
C145 Closed Blood Conservation Device for Reducing Catheter-Related Infections in Children after Cardiac Surgery A 1.0 0.00
ACC4332 Management of Acute Hyperglycemic Emergencies: Focus on Diabetic Ketoacidosis A 1.0 1.00
A1423052 Discharge Outcome in Adults Treated with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation A 1.0 0.00
A1423053 Predictors of Agitation in Critically Ill Adults A 1.0 0.00
A142305 Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation: A Scoping Review of Qualitative Studies A 1.0 0.00
ACC433 Fever in Acute and Critical Care A Diagnostic Approach A 1.0 0.00
C144 Interruptions in Enteral Nutrition Delivery in Critically Ill Patients and Recommendations for Clinical Practice A 1.0 0.00
C1442 Pancreatitis in Children A 1.0 0.00
C1443 Clostridium Difficile Infection: Clinical Challenges and Management Strategies A 1.0 0.00
A1423042 Oral Health: Something to Smile About A 1.0 0.00
A1423043 Early Mobility Activities during Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy A 1.0 0.00
A142304 Influence of Sedation Strategies on Unplanned Extubation in a Mixed Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.00
C143 Neuromonitoring Indications and Utility in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.00
C1432 Cardiac Diagnostic Testing: What Bedside Nurses Need to Know A 1.0 0.00
C1433 Designing a Critical Care Nurse–Led Rapid Response Team Using Only Available Resources: 6 Years Later A 1.0 0.00
ACC432 Pharmacotherapy During the End of Life: Caring for the Actively Dying Patient A 1.25 1.25
ACC4322 Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Bundle Reconstruction for Best Care A 1.0 0.00
A1423033 Comparison of Airway Management Practices Between Registered Nurses and Respiratory Care Practitioners A 1.0 0.00
A1423032 Adherence to Recommendations of Guidelines for Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia A 1.0 0.00
A142303 Effectiveness of an Electromagnetic Feeding Tube Placement Device in Detecting Inadvertent Respiratory Placement A 1.0 0.00
C142 Pathophysiological Relationships between Heart Failure and Depression and Anxiety B 1.0 0.25
C1422 Destination to Nowhere: A New Look at Aggressive Treatment for Heart Failure—A Case Study B 1.0 0.00
C1423 Examining The Evidence To Guide Practice: Challenging Practice Habits A 1.0 0.00
A142302 Depressed or Not Depressed: Untangling Symptoms of Depression In Patients Hospitalized With Coronary Heart Disease A 1.0 0.00
A1423022 Patient Predictors of Dexmedetomidine Effectiveness for Sedation in Intensive Care Units A 0.5 0.50
A1423023 Factors Influencing Critical Care Nurses’ Adoption of the AACN Practice Alert on Verification of Feeding Tube Placement A 1.0 0.00
ACC431 Ketorolac as an Analgesic Agent for Infants and Children After Cardiac Surgery A 1.0 1.00
ACC4312 Emergent Reversal of Oral Anticoagulation: Review of Current Treatment Strategies A 1.0 1.00
C141 Sedation and Its Association With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After Intensive Care A 1.0 0.00
C1412 The Importance of Tracheostomy Progression in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.00
C1413 Adaptation of the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care to Critical Care Transport C 1.0 0.00
A1423013 Decreasing Unable-to-Assess Ratings for the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.25
A1423012 Cardiac Abnormalities after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Effects of B-Blockers and Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors A 1.0 0.25
A142301 Association of Sleep and Fatigue with Decision Regret Among Critical Care Nurses A 1.0 0.00
C1362 Brain Death: Assessment, Controversy, and Confounding Factors A 1.0 0.00
C1363 Evidence-Based Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.00
C136 Permissive Hypotension in Bleeding Trauma Patients: Helpful or Not and When? A 1.0 0.00
ACC334 Postoperative Transplant Immunosuppression in the Critical Care Unit A 1.0 1.00
ACC3342 Alarm Fatigue: A Patient Safety Concern B 1.0 0.00
A132263 Elimination of Radiographic Confirmation For Small-Bowel Feeding Tubes in Critical Care A 1.0 0.00
A13226 The Critical Care Work Environment and Nurse-Reported Health Care–Associated C 1.0 0.00
A132262 Parents’ Report of Child’s Response to Sibling’s Death in a Neonatal or Pediatric Intensive Care Unit B 1.0 0.00
C1353 Improving Family Satisfaction and Participation in Decision Making in an Intensive Care Unit B 1.0 0.00
C1352 Safety Recommendations for Administering Intravenous Prostacyclins in the Hospital A 1.0 0.00
C135 Tracheostomy Care and Complications in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.00
A132264 Anemia, Bleeding, and Blood Transfusion in the ICU: Causes, Risks, Costs, and New Strategies A 1.0 0.00
CE921-13 Launching PAD: The New Guidelines and 10 Points for Compliance A 1.0 0.00
A132253 Suitability of Capillary Blood Glucose Analysis in Patients Receiving Vasopressors A 1.0 0.00
A132252 Alcohol Withdrawal Prevention: A Randomized Evaluation of Lorazepam and Ethanol—A Pilot Study A 1.0 0.00
A13225 Patterns of Opiate, Benzodiazepine, and Antipsychotic Drug Dosing in Older Patients in a Medical Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 1.00
ACC333 Long-term Issues After the Fontan Procedure A 1.5 0.00
ACC3332 Salvage Antibiotic-Lock Therapy in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients: A Pharmacological Review for Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurses A 1.0 1.00
NTI1302 Care Beyond the End-of-Life: EBs to Aid Families and Nurses Coping with Grief B 1.25 0.00
NTI1304 Measuring Success of the ABCDE Bundle: Dare to Make a Difference in Patient Outcomes A 1.25 0.00
NTI1308 Transformational Leadership at the Bedside:  Dare to Improve Quality through Innovation and EBP C 1.25 0.00
NTI1312 Oh the Pain: Paradigms, Pathways and Potentials in Pain Management A 1.0 0.00
NTI1314 Navigating Nutrition: Providing Optimal Nutritional Support in the ICU A 1.25 0.00
C134 Craniosynostosis: Caring for Infants and Their Families A 1.75 0.00
C1342 Plasmapheresis in the Management of Severe Hypertriglyceridemia A 1.0 0.00
C1343 Parents’ Responses to Stress in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit B 1.0 0.00
A13224 Thirst in Critically Ill Patients: From Physiology to Sensation A 1.0 0.00
A132242 Physiological Responses to Passive Exercise in Adults Receiving Mechanical Ventilation A 0.5 0.00
A132243 Parallel Paths to Improve Heart Failure Outcomes: Evidence Matters A 1.25 0.00
ACC332 Update on the Management and Monitoring of Deep Analgesia and Sedation in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 1.00
C1332 Head-of-Bed Elevation in Critically Ill Patients: A Review A 1.0 0.00
C133 Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Children: An Evidence-Based Protocol A 1.0 0.00
ACC3328 Update on the Management and Monitoring of Deep Analgesia and Sedation in the Intensive Care Unit A 0.0 1.00
ACC3322 Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Adults A 1.0 0.00
A132233 End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide as a Measure of Stress Response to Clustered Nursing Interventions in Neurologic Patients A 1.0 0.00
A13223 Rapid Response Teams: Qualitative Analysis of Their Effectiveness C 1.0 0.00
A132232 Behavioral Pain Assessment Tool for Critically Ill Adults Unable To Self-Report Pain A 1.0 0.00
C1323 Alteplase Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Embolism in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 1.00
C1322 Putting Evidence Into Nursing Practice: Four Traditional Practices Not Supported by the Evidence A 1.0 0.25
C132 Aortic Stenosis: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Medical Management of Nonsurgical Patients A 1.0 1.00
A132223 Pain After Lung Transplant: High-Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation vs Chest Physiotherapy A 1.0 0.00
A132222 Moral Distress and Psychological Empowerment in Critical Care Nurses Caring for Adults at End of Life C 1.0 0.00
A13222 Safety Culture in Australian Intensive Care Units: Establishing A Baseline For Quality Improvement B 1.5 0.00
ACC331 Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infections in Adult Patients A 1.0 0.00
ACC3312 Serotonin Syndrome: Recognition and Treatment A 1.0 1.00
C131 Contrast-Induced Nephropathy: Pathophysiology and Preventive Strategies A 1.0 0.00
C1312 Family Presence in the Adult Burn Intensive Care Unit During Dressing Changes B 1.0 0.00
C1313 Implementation of a Nurse-Driven Burn Resuscitation Protocol: A Quality Improvement Project A 1.0 0.00
A132201 Dedicated Multidisciplinary Ventilator Bundle Team and Compliance with Sedation Vacation A 1.0 0.00
A1322012 Depression Screening: Utility of The Patient Health Questionnaire in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome A 1.0 0.00
A1322013 Interrater Reliability of the Bedside Shivering Assessment Scale A 1.0 0.00
C1263 Clots Kill: Hematologic Pharmacology for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction A 1.0 0.75
C126 Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Critical Care A 1.0 0.75
C1262 Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in Children A 1.0 0.00
ACC234 Pharmacotherapy of Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Toxicological Emergencies A 1.0 1.00
ACC2342 Sedation and Analgesia in Critically Ill Children A 1.0 1.00
ACC2343 Pharmacology of Procedural Sedation A 1.0 1.00
ACC2344 Pharmacological Management of Pediatric Patients with Sepsis A 1.0 1.00
ACC2345 Neonatal and Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition A 1.0 1.00
A122106 Psychological Symptoms of Family Members of High-Risk Intensive Care Unit Patients B 1.0 0.00
A1221062 Slim Stroke Scales for Assessing Patients with Acute Stroke: Ease of Use or Loss of Valuable Assessment Data? A 1.0 0.00
A1221063 Building a Nursing Productivity Measure Based on the Synergy Model: First Steps C 1.0 0.00
CE921-12 The ABCDE Bundle: Overcoming Barriers to Implementation A 1.0 0.00
C125 Beyond The Bloody Mess: Hematologic Assessment A 1.0 0.00
C1252 Patients’ Confidentiality B 0.5 0.00
C1253 Managing Risk of Complications at Femoral Vascular Access Sites in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention A 1.0 0.25
A122105 Reasons For Noncompletion of Advance Directives in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit B 1.0 0.00
A1221052 Chlorhexidine Bathing and Microbial Contamination in Patients’ Bath Basins A 1.0 0.00
A1221053 Characteristics of Patients with Cardiorespiratory Instability in a Step-Down Unit A 1.0 0.00
ACC2332 Providing Safe Passage - Rapid Sequence Intubation for Advanced Practice Nursing A 1.0 0.00
ACC233 Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone and Cerebral Salt Wasting in Critically Ill Patients A 1.0 1.00
C1242 Using Evidence-Based Practice to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia A 1.0 0.00
C1243 Case Histories in the Education of Advanced Practice Nurses B 1.0 0.00
C124 Management of Delirium in Critically Ill Older Adults A 1.0 0.25
A122104 Patient-Nurse Interrater Reliability and Agreement of the Richards-Campbell Sleep Questionnaire A 1.0 0.00
A1221042 Nurse – vs. Nomogramdirected Glucose Control in a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.00
A1221043 Effect of Albumin on Diuretic Response to Furosemide in Patients with Hypoalbuminemia A 1.0 0.75
ACC2322 Controversies in Acute Stroke Treatment A 1.0 0.25
ACC232 Efficacy and Safety of Pharmacological Options for Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation A 1.0 1.00
C123 Tend and Befriend in the Intensive Care Unit C 1.0 0.00
C1232 Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatment A Case Study B 1.0 0.00
C1233 Residual Neuromuscular Blockade in Critical Care A 1.0 1.00
ACC231 Prevention, Recognition, and Management of Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit A 1.0 0.50
ACC2312 Ventricular Assist Devices: What Intensive Care Unit Nurses Need to Know About Postoperative Management A 1.0 0.50

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