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AACN Critical Care Research Grant

To provide funding to members of AACN who wish to conduct research on the context within which their critical care nursing takes place.

Amount Awarded: $15000

Number Awarded: 1 each year.


Deadline: January of each year.

Eligibility: RNs who are current members of the association may apply for these grants. They must propose to conduct research on a topic that the AACN has identified as a priority for clinical practice: incorporation of research findings into critical care nursing practice; levels of nursing competence and the effect on patient outcomes; occupational hazards; ethical issues related to initiation, maintenance, and withdrawal of life support technology; patient care delivery models for critical care; collaboration and communication among health care professionals; and role of critical care nurses in decisions regarding resuscitation status of critically ill patients. The proposed research may not be used to meet the requirements for an academic degree.

Additional Information:

Contact Information:
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Attn: Department of Research
101 Columbia
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Fax: 949/362-2020