Media Advisory: NTI 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 18-23 in Boston.

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 400 organizations that encompass cutting-edge healthcare equipment, devices, supplies and pharmaceuticals.

Who:

More than 7,000 nurses from ICU, CCU, telemetry, patient transport, emergency and other high acuity areas

When:

11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22, 2013

9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 23, 2013

Where:

Hall B, Boston Convention & Exhibition 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 and two critical care ambulances provided by Boston MedFlight and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advance Response Team.
     
  • 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.

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/ntinewsroom.