Media Advisory: AACN’s National Teaching Institute

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

What:

Thousands of nurses who care for high acuity and critically ill patients and their families gather May 18-23 in Boston, 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.

Who:

More than 7,000 nurses from intensive and critical care units, telemetry, patient transport, emergency and other high acuity areas

When:

Saturday, May 18 – Thursday, May 23, 2013

Where:

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Selected Sessions

  • HAI Prevention/Elimination 2013 National Awards: How Did They Do It
    Monday, May 20, 12:30 p.m.
     
  • Parallel Paths to Improve Heart Failure Behavioral Outcomes: Evidence Matters
    (Distinguished Research Lecture)
    Monday, May 20, 2:15 p.m.
     
  • Using Nanotechnology in Nursing and Medicine: It’s a Small World After All
    Monday, May 20, 4 p.m.
     
  • How Does Current Emphasis on Outcomes Data Impact Care at the Bedside?
    Tuesday, May 21, 7:30 a.m.
    (repeats Tuesday, May 21, 11:45 a.m.)
     
  • New International Guidelines for Sepsis Care: Implications for Critical Care Nursing
    Tuesday, May 21, 3:30 p.m.
     
  • Critical Care Studies You Should Know About
    Tuesday, May 21, 3:30 p.m.
    (repeats Wednesday, May 22, 8 a.m.)
     
  • Death by Poison: 101 Bizarre Ways to Go
    Wednesday, May 22, 8 a.m.
    (repeats Wednesday, May 22, 1:15 p.m.)
     
  • The Elephant in the Room: A Culture of Disrespect
    (Patient Safety Summit keynote with Lucian Leape, MD)
    Wednesday, May 22, 10:15 a.m. (advance registration required)
     

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.