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Volunteering for AACN: Who, What, Where and Why

Author(s): Pamela Moss, Dawn Carpenter

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP C 1.00

Expires Nov 15, 2026

Topics: AACN Local Engagement

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

You may be interested in pursuing various volunteer opportunities available through AACN, but not know how to get started. In this session, current AACN volunteers guide you through learning how to set up your volunteer profile, offer tips for keeping your volunteer profile up to date and propose how to select the right opportunity and develop a competitive application. Facilitators discuss the benefits they have experienced from volunteering at the national level. Come ready with your questions and get ready to optimize your volunteer experience.


  • Identify the various volunteer opportunities through AACN.
  • Discuss tips for making your application competitive.
  • Explain the benefits of volunteering at the national level.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 1.00 contact hours.

Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN, ANCC, or CBRN approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content will be identified by the Nurse Planner within the activity. Any relevant relationship between an ineligible company and an individual with the ability to influence clinical content has been mitigated.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

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Continuing Education Activities are nonrefundable.