Winners announced in AJCC online reader survey.
Clay Allen, RN, BSN, CCRN, of Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Ore., won an iPod nano for his participation in the 2008 reader survey at NTI. He was randomly selected from more than 500 respondents who evaluated the content and redesign of the American Journal of Critical Care, AACN's premier research journal.
Results from the survey, titled "AJCC Redesign 1 Year Later," showed that AJCC readers overwhelmingly approved of the redesign, with 96 percent reporting they liked the new cover, and 98 percent reporting that they preferred the new layout to the old.
Among other randomly chosen winners, respondent Mary Heitschmidt, RN, APN, MS, CCRN, of Chicago received a free copy of "AACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing," the new clinical reference for acute care nurse practitioners and other clinicians.
Three additional winners received the innovative AACN book on patient care, "Synergy: The Unique Relationship Between Nurses and Patients," which offers a practical an intuitive framework for nurses with varying subspecialties, levels of expertise and roles. Those winners were Mary Braun, RN, BSN, CCRN, of Omaha, Neb.; Susan S. Russell, RN, MSN, CCRN, of Pascagoula, Miss., and Ann Maslan, RN, BSN, of New Lenox, Ill.