AACN's Healthy Work Environment Standards and an Empowering Nurse Advancement System
- Tool for aligning hospital performance with AACN standards. // American Nurse;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p5
The article reports on the free, Web-based tool from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), an American Nurses Association (ANA) organization affiliate, which intends to help nurse managers meet the AACN standards in the U.S.
- ANA advocates attend House Nursing Caucus Reception. Drollette, Adrianne // American Nurse;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p13
The article offers information on the House Nursing Caucus reception that was held on February 9, 2011 and co-sponsored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and the American Nurses Association (ANA).
- CH133 Together, Stronger, Bolder: Partners in Improving the Local Chapter Experience. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe75
An abstract of the article "Together, Stronger, Bolder: Partners in Improving the Local Chapter Experience," by Cher Hagaman is presented.
- Crucial Conversations: The Most Potent Force for Eliminating Disruptive Behavior. Grenny, Joseph // Physician Executive;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p30
The article presents the author's views on techniques to encourage health workers to speak up and address a problem with patient care than to avoid disruptive confrontation with doctors. He cites the Silence Kills study conducted by VitalSmarts and the American Association of Critical-Care...
- Creating a Healthy Practice Environment: A Call to Action for Oncology Nurses. Lacovara, Jane E. // Oncology Nursing Forum;Sep2015, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p555
The article focuses on the factors concerning health interventions for oncology nurses in order to provide quality care for cancer patient families. Topics discussed include the concept of oncology care for nurses, the deleterious effect of oncology nurses ability to care for patients and its...
- Strategies Necessary for Moral Courage. Lachman, Vicki D. // Online Journal of Issues in Nursing;2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p1
Moral courage involves the willingness to speak out and do that which is right in the face of forces that would lead a person to act in some other way. In this article the author discusses the CODE acronym she has created to help nurses remember key components for actualizing moral courage....
- Ethical and Moral Courage is Distress among Professional Nurses: A Workplace Issue. Brown, Geraldine // ABNF Journal;Summer2015, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p63
Ethics and moral issues do impact the manner in which professional nurses perform their major duties. Moral distress often conflict with an ethical appropriate course of action that is known, but cannot be implemented. This distress has been associated with job dissatisfaction, burnout, early...
- Using the AACN Framework to Alleviate Moral Distress. McCue, Carole // Online Journal of Issues in Nursing;2011, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
In this article the author describes a situation in which the Nurse Executive's values were in direct opposition to those of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She describes how it took considerable courage on the part of the Nurse Executive to resolve this situation by demonstrating concern and...
- I Am a Critical Care Nurse... Lisa Torres. // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2014, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p84
The article presents an interview with critical care nurse Lisa Torres. She discusses topics on the rewarding experiences of her work, her journey as a nurse, and the role of the American Association of Critical-care Nurses (AACN) in her career. Also mentioned are the extraordinary experience...