Discussion Groups

The following Discussion Groups are a means for nurses with similar interests and questions to communicate, learn and share experiences with one another. They provide you with access to other acute and critical care nurses looking for information or best practices.

  • Advanced Nursing Practice in Acute and Critical Care (ANPACC)

    Supported by an unrestricted grant from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
    Audience: Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Educators, Researchers and others
    Common Topics: Patient care problems, ethical dilemmas, research utilization, role issues, scope of practice, best practices

  • Nurses in Healthcare Management and Business Leadership (NIHMBL)

    Moderated by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
    Audience: Nurse Managers, Charge Nurses, Clinical Educators, Clinical Nurse Specialists
    Common Topics: Staffing, best practices, policies, protocols

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist - ListServ (CNS-L)

    An unmoderated discussion board hosted by
    the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

    Audience: Clinical Nurse Specialists, Advanced Practice Nurses, Clinical Educators
    Common Topics: Best practices in patient care, research utilization, role issues, scope of practice. To view archived topics click here.

  • Pediatric ICU Advanced Practice Nurses (PICUAPN)

    Audience: Pediatric clinical nurse specialist and nurse practitioners
    Common Topics: Clinical practice and role related issues