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Direct Care Nurse
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Join nurses, virtually or in person, in a private environment designed for sharing, learning and mentoring.
Get the education you need to succeed at any stage of your nursing career with our world-class resources.
Implement online learning to provide standardized orientation to new and transitioning nurses.
Improve patient care by seeking solutions and making a contribution to one of the most pressing nursing challenges: appropriate staffing.
Excellence in Your Unit
Ensure an innovative, patient-centered work environment and promote the expertise of your team.
Staff Professional Development
Make an investment in your team through certification, membership, scholarships and more.
Enhance and standardize orientation for new and transitioning nurses using online learning and new methodologies.
Clinical and Continuing Education
Explore continuous education opportunities that are relevant to you as a nurse educator and the staff you support.
Enhance the professional and personal growth of bedside nurses to help them advance in their careers.
Work with other unit leaders to promote innovation and foster a healthy working environment.
If you are already certified, perhaps as a CCRN or PCCN, consider adding a subspecialty credential: CMC (cardiac medicine) or CSC (cardiac surgery).
Healthy Work Environment
The six AACN Healthy Work Environments (HWE) standards outline ingredients for success.
Scope and Standards
AACN Scope and Standards for Acute and Critical Care Nursing Practice incorporates advances in scientific knowledge, clinical practice, technology and other changes in the healthcare environment.
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Rising Together we lift each other up. Rising Together we will advance our journey. How will you use your confidence, your voice, your presence to create the future of nursing?Terry Davis, AACN President