Starting Now: Maintaining and Sustaining AACN Chapters for the Future

Author(s): Audrey Glossenger, Sandra Waugaman

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP C 1.00

Expires Oct 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

During this postpandemic period, many AACN chapters are challenged to maintain and recruit chapter leadership. Join this session to gain insight into various chapter leadership roles and tools for successful recruitment. This interactive session encourages participants to use lessons learned from the recent past to foster new ideas that re-energize and reboot their chapters. Learn how incorporating the best of those learnings can lead to a new and better chapter future, starting now.


  • Compare roles and responsibilities of a variety of chapter leadership positions.
  • Examine strategies for chapter leadership recruitment.
  • Assess innovative ideas for leading chapters into the future.

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.


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