Attendees at this year’s NTI conference in Houston have the opportunity to experience essential program content and key learnings from the AACN Clinical Scene Investigator (CSI) Academy nurse leadership and innovation training program. Sessions are relevant for both staff nurses and nurse managers/educators.



Creating Lasting Change in Your Unit: Concepts from the Clinical Scene Investigator (CSI) Academy

Sunday 9:00am

This all-day session led by CSI Academy faculty and alumni teaches key concepts from the CSI program using real-world quality improvement methods and tools to further elevate staff nurses’ knowledge and expertise enabling successful implementation of patient care improvement initiatives and true influence at the bedside

CSI Faculty-led Concurrent Sessions

For nurses seeking to initiate positive change on the unit, CSI Academy faculty will present four different concurrent sessions – one each day – focused on a distinct element of the change process. The innovative tools and skills gained enhance nurses’ leadership abilities and instill the confidence to successfully implement change.

CSI Alumni-led Concurrent and Expo Ed Sessions

Learn more about unit-based quality improvement initiatives and the benefits of empowering staff nurses as leaders.

CSI Academy Posters

A section of the poster hall will feature presentations based on CSI Academy team projects, highlighting topics such as delirium, post-ICU syndrome, hospital-acquired infections, patient care delivery models, and promoting sleep in the ICU.