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  1. tnbutterfly - Mary

    Compassionate Combat

    allnurses is participating in the virtual AACN -NTI conference this week. We have enjoyed meeting some of our members in person as we attended the conference every year for more than a decade. But COVID got in the way. Last year the conference was ...
  2. allnurses

    NTI: Pain Management Challenges

    Hospitalized patients often experience pain. In the ICU, most patient experience pain to some degree. As more invasive and painful procedures are performed, pain escalates. Add in intubation, multiple lines and your patient experience a wide variety ...
  3. While at NTI this year, the allnurses team saw many innovative medical products. One piece of equipment that caught our attention was a creative product from the folks at Firefly Medical. The IVEA is a product created by nurses for nurses. Who better...
  4. Once again the annual ritual. the countdown to the opening of the NTI convention and a sight that rivals the running of the bulls happened at yesterday morning promptly at 10:30. The team from allnurses was there to witness the event. The nurses came...
  5. As nurses move into new positions, there are many choices and aspects to consider before saying yes to the job. Mary Watts, BSN, RN and Maureen Bishop, MSN, CNS discussed ICU orientation and how to be a successful ICU nurse. They met at the 2018 NTI ...
  6. NTI in Houston provided AN with so many opportunities to interview leaders in the field of nursing as well as to view demonstrations of new products. Halyard representatives discussed oral care to reduce ventilator-acquired pneumonia (VAP). Why ...
  7. Monitoring the hemodynamics of your critically ill ICU is so important. Use of the Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheter is one of the ways to quickly assess the cardiac status of your patient, make interventions and improve their care. However, the mo...
  8. AllNurses.com's Content and Community Director, Mary Watts recently interviewed Karen Kesten, DNP, APRN at NTI 2018 on the subject of nursing certification. Dr. Kesten is the past chair of the national board of directors for the AACN Certification Co...
  9. It’s very important that we as nurses know how to sell our product - the issue we want to be improved. NTI recently hosted a session on the Clinical Scene Investigator (CSI) Academy. It is an opportunity to be a change agent and initiate clinical pra...
  10. tnbutterfly - Mary

    So You Want to Be Published: Just Do It!

    Last year at the AACN National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition (NTI), I had the opportunity to interview Mary Fran Tracy, Editor of the AACN Advanced Critical Care Journal and a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Universit...
  11. Come and join your fellow critical care nurses at NTI 2019 in Orlando, Florida from May 20-23rd. With more than 37.5 hours of CEUs offered, this conference is sure to teach, inspire and impress all high acuity and ICU nurses. Reasons to attend ...
  12. The opioid epidemic is a hot topic in today's headlines affecting more than 1 million people across the United States. As part of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, the nurse plays an important role in providing safe pain management using a multi...
  13. In 2013, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) recommended the following as basic to ICU patient care: routinely monitor all intensive care unit (ICU) patients for pain, depth of sedation, and delirium, using valid and reliable PAD assessment ...
  14. allnurses

    NTI: Resiliency and Burnout

    Staff of allnurses recently attended the AACN National Teaching Institute (NTI) in Houston, Texas. One of the sessions was "Owning Your Future: Building Personal Resiliency in Times of Burnout and Challenging Environments", presented by Vicki Good, D...
  15. Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, RN, CCNS is the editor of AACN's journal, Advanced Critical Care. She spoke with allnurses Community Manager Mary Watts, RN at the recent NTI conference. The Advanced Critical Care Journal is a quarterly, peer-reviewed publicat...
  16. AACN offers the premier critical care conference, National Teaching Institute (NTI) annually. Recently allnurses.com’s Content and Community Director Mary Watts, BSN, RN, interviewed Anna Dermenchyan, MSN, RN, CCRN-K. In 2010, she founded the first h...
  17. allnurses

    NTI: What's a Scromper, Nurse Blake?

    Nurse Blake has invented a nursing "onesie" called a Scromper. He demonstrated the versatility of the Scromper for the allnurses team at NTI. It is a useful and fun item with plenty of pockets, room to move and breathe and relax in! He has partnered ...
  18. You go into a patient room and find the NGT lying on the bed with the tube feeding spewing a nasty circle of smelly liquid onto the sheets. Oh oh - lets get the patient cleaned up, and then we have to reinsert the NGT. But...whats to keep it from com...
  19. How many times have you gone into a patient's room to give G-tube or OG meds or feedings and....splat, the feeding, meds and who knows what else gets splashed on you? Or you go into your patient's room and find them swimming in their tube feeding? An...
  20. allnurses

    NTI: Post-Procedure Complications

    Most of the time the patient recovers uneventfully. However, what happens when they don't? Would you know how to troubleshoot and care for the patient with complications from these commonly performed procedures? Some of the associated complications a...
  21. Allnurses staff recently attended AACN's National Teaching Institute 2017 in Houston, Texas. One of the interesting presentations was Mastering the Art of Professional Networking, presented by Alvin Jeffery, MSN, CCNR, RN-BC and Anna Dermenchyan, RN,...
  22. allnurses

    NTI - Capella FlexPath

    Capella University is a fully accredited university that offers RN to BSN and RN to MSN completion programs. Could furthering your education expand your career choices? Yes! More and more hospitals and facilities look to the BSN and MSN prepared nurs...
  23. As a nurse, you speak with the public daily. You educate patients, support families, and provide information to community resources to get your patients the care they need. When our country experiences disasters, nurses are at the bedsides, providing...
  24. At AACN's National Teaching Institute recently, Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) was discussed. Here is a personal account of what PICS looks like: Carrie was an active 2 y/o, running, jumping, getting into mischief and talking up a storm. One day...
  25. traumaRUs

    Alarm Management Practice Alert

    How to manage the many alarms that the bedside nurse must assess? “The Joint Commission has identified alarm management as a national patient safety goal and requires hospitals to take action to reduce unnecessary alarms as a condition of accreditati...