AACN to present ICU Style Citation to Children’s Medical center Los Angeles The American Association of Critical-Treatment Nurses will show the ICU Style Citation to the newborn and infant critical care unit at Kids's Hospital Los Angeles during the 2014 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, Denver, May 17-22 eriacta . The NICCU gets the award to recognize the patient – and family-focused elements incorporated into the style of the state-of-the-art 58-bed device.
AACAP announces new Practice Parameter on issues linked to LGBT The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is proud to announce its new Practice Parameter on issues linked to and affecting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and gender variant youth. Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and gender variant children and adolescents face unique developmental difficulties and stressors that may influence their mental health and wellbeing. Social issues such as stigma, bullying, and discrimination, and personal factors like internalized prejudice and feelings of being different are just some of the concerns that can affect gender and sexual minority youth.