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For current, relevant and evidence-based information about the bedside care of critically and acutely ill patients, turn to this bimonthly clinical practice journal.

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Current Issue
Volume 42,
 Issue 3
1 June 2022

Current Resources

Access free ahead of print articles about caring for patients with COVID-19 and other current topics here.

For free articles in Critical Care Nurse, AACN Advanced Critical Care, and the American Journal of Critical Care related to the care of patients with COVID-19, click here.

From the Editor

What will it take for nurses to feel energized about and happy with their work environment? During the past couple of years, health care workers have suffered in countless ways, including fearing how COVID-19 might affect them and their families, losing loved ones, mistrusting their employers, and experiencing unintended consequences from government, CDC, and community responses to the pandemic.

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Practice Pointers

Review key points from clinical topics in AACN resources including Webinars and Practice Alerts.

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Certification Test Prep

Prepare for the CCRN exam, and other AACN certifications, by reviewing practice questions and their rationales.

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Get CEs

Access CE articles and take the CE activity to stay current in your practice and provide optimal care to your patients. Also, earn CERPs toward certification renewal.

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Submit a Manuscript

Resources for authors interested in submitting manuscripts to Critical Care Nurse are available here.

Pediatric Delirium Screening

Pediatric Delirium Screening

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