Per the needs assessment survey, many of you requested an educational event on Mechanical Ventilation. Lynelle Pierce, RN, MSN, CCRN will be presenting "Mechanical Ventilation - Basics and Beyond" on Tuesday, January 24th, 2012. Click here for more information, or go to the Events page.
Hospital Representatives for the Greater Kansas City AACN Chapter are the main communication network to-and-from the 20+ hospitals we serve in our region. Hospital Representatives help disseminate information from the Chapter to their network of critical care and progressive care colleagues at their facility. On September 19th, 2011, the Board hosted a "Hospital Representatives Meet and Greet" in appreciation of their service. We wanted to get-to-know the new representatives, and put a face to some who we have known by e-mail for many years! Over a dinner of pizza and salad, we discussed how we could better serve their needs.
To find out who your representative is, go to the "Leadership" tab on our website. If you are interested in professional development opportunities by serving as a Hospital Representative, we would love to hear from you.
We are currently seeking representatives for the following facilities: Cushing Memorial Hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas; Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas; Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka, Kansas.
-Akiko Kubo, President-Elect