AACN Publications

AACN's award-winning journals are widely respected for the evidence-based, clinical information they present each month.

  • AACN Bold Voices, the monthly magazine for members of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, contains concise, reader-friendly stories that capture the depth and breadth of acute and critical care nursing. Launched in July 2009, Bold Voices carries timely clinical tips along with articles about certification and chapters. Included in Bold Voices, Transitions shares information on events in the lives of AACN members and friends.

  • Read the current digital edition
  • Read past digital editions
  • Read the current Transitions
  • The American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC) is AACN's bimonthly scientific journal. AJCC offers the latest advances in clinical research, with features that highlight bedside applications of select research articles. Focusing on evidence-based practice, AJCC regularly publishes clinical and research studies, case reports, editorials, commentaries and letters to the co-editors.

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  • Critical Care Nurse (CCN) is AACN's bimonthly clinical practice journal. CCN provides current, relevant and useful information about the bedside care of critically and acutely ill patients. The journal also offers columns on traditional and emerging issues across the spectrum of critical care, keeping critical care nurses informed on topics that affect their practice in high acuity, progressive and critical care settings.

  • Enter the CCN website
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  • AACN Advanced Critical Care

    AACN Advanced Critical Care offers more support to keep your critical care practice up to date. The journal covers the full range of critical care challenges and delivers the newest, most crucial advice on such topics as dealing with complex ECG rhythms, new critical care drugs and leading-edge technologies.

  • eNewsletter

    Each week, CriticalCare eNewsline can be delivered to your email inbox, with updates on the latest news and information important to critical care nurses. In it you'll find links to articles and websites on a variety of topics, keeping you informed on issues that affect nurses and the nursing profession.

  • AACN News

    AACN News ceased publication with the June 2009 issue. AACN Bold Voices, the association's new magazine for members, began publication in July 2009.

AACN membership benefits include print and online subscriptions to the American Journal of Critical Care and Critical Care Nurse. Individual and institutional journal subscriptions also available. AACN members receive a significant subscription discount to the quarterly, AACN Advanced Critical Care.


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