Media Advisory: NTI 2014 Includes Critical Care Exposition

Critical Care Exposition Showcases Latest Equipment, Devices and More

What:

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) hosts its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) May 17–22 in Denver.

NTI, the world’s largest conference for nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients, includes the Critical Care Exposition, the largest and most comprehensive trade show specifically for acute and critical care nurses.

Spread over 200,000 square feet will be exhibits, provided by more than 350 organizations that encompass cutting-edge healthcare equipment, devices, supplies and pharmaceuticals.

Who:

More than 6,000 nurses from ICU, CCU, telemetry, patient transport, emergency and other high acuity areas

When:

11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 21, 2014

9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 22, 2014

Where:

Colorado Convention Center

Selected Exhibits

  • Caring for Patients in Transit
    Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association members demonstrate techniques and procedures that help nurses receive critically ill patients and prepare them for transport. The Transport Nursing area features two fully equipped emergency transport helicopters provided by Air Life Denver and Med-Trans Corporation, as well as an ambulance from Flight For Life Colorado.
     
  • Exploring Remote Care in Tele-ICUs
    Experts will be on hand to show attendees through a working tele-ICU station. Remote monitoring of critically ill patients enables hospitals to increase patient safety and expand nursing staff capabilities.
     
  • Discovering New Patient-Care Technologies
    GE Healthcare, Covidien, Hospira, Philips Medical and many others bring interactive demonstrations of the newest equipment, devices and technology to the showroom floor.
     
  • Experiencing the “Front Lines” of Healthcare
    U.S. Army Nurse Recruiters use a full-size field operating room and field medical unit to show the challenges faced on the battlefield or during a disaster. Attendees can watch as U.S. Army physicians, nurses and medics demonstrate lifesaving surgical techniques used in the field.
     
  • The CPR Throwdown, sponsored by the American Heart Association
    This interactive educational experience features a CPR Challenge contest pitting teams of critical care nurses against the clock. Set in a racing car-themed setting, the CPR Throwdown includes experts from the American Heart Association leading CPR demonstrations and training.

For more information or to request media credentials:

Visit www.aacn.org/nti, or contact AACN Communications Representative Kristie Aylett, APR, (228) 229-9472 mobile, www.aacn.org/pressreleases.

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