AACN News: National Teaching Institute Begins In Orlando

Media Advisory

Best practices in patient care, advances in treatment protocols, newest healthcare technology among the issues at Orlando nursing conference, hosted by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses


Thousands of nurses who care for high acuity and critically ill patients and their families gather May 19-24 in Orlando, Fla., when the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) hosts its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI).

In addition to emerging trends in patient care, NTI sessions focus on evidence-based best practices, advances in technology and other issues facing those in healthcare.


More than 6,000 nurses from Intensive and Critical Care Units, Telemetry, Patient Transport, Emergency and other high acuity areas


Saturday, May 19 – Thursday, May 24, 2012


Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

Selected Sessions

Clinical Research: Together. Stronger. Bolder. (Distinguished Research Lecture)
Monday, May 21, 2:15 p.m.

Monsters Inc.: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Monday, May 21, 4:00 p.m.

From Battlefield to Trauma Center: New Advances in Trauma Resuscitation
Tuesday, May 22, 1:15 p.m.

Bull’s Eye: Meeting the National Patient Safety Goals in the ICU and PCU
Tuesday, May 22, 3:30 p.m.

Alarm Fatigue: It’s Not Just the Noise
Wednesday, May 23, 11:45 a.m. (repeats Thursday, May 24, 10:15 a.m.)

Expect the Unexpected: A Lived Experience of Virtual Triage and Decision Support Using Tele-ICU During a Disaster
Wednesday, May 23, 1:15 p.m.

For more information or to request media credentials:

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

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