Welcome To The Dayton Regional Chapter AACN

Chapters bring AACN’s mission and vision to life within their communities. Comprised of members dedicated to providing the highest quality care to their patients and continually advancing themselves, local chapters provide an essential component of AACN by focusing on the key initiatives of Certification, Healthy Work Environments and the Beacon Award. Chapters also serve their communities through a variety of service activities.

What Is The Dayton Regional Chapter About?

Building on decades of clinical excellence, the Dayton Regional Chapter (DRC) provides and inspires leadership to establish work and care environments that are respectful, healing, and humane. The key to DRC’s success is through its members. Therefore, the DRC is committed to providing the highest quality resources to maximize nurses’ contribution to caring and improving the health care of critically ill patients and their families.
The Dayton Regional Chapter AACN is dedicated to creating a health care system driven by the needs of patients and families where critical care nurses make their optimal contribution.
Validate, develop and widely disseminate, through innovative channels, the highest quality education and evidence-based practice resources, programs and services to fulfill the professional and affiliation needs of members and other key constituents.
Implement strategies to boldly promote vital strategic platforms and issues to influence critical care nursing, the environments in which it is practiced and the care of patients and their families.

Create comprehensive knowledge bases of critical care nursing practice using current data and emerging information to generate the knowledge necessary to establish standards, frame strategic choices and validate DRC as the critical care knowledge source.

Ensure that organizational operating systems and infrastructure effectively support the changing business needs, mission, vision, and strategic plans of the organization

Develop and effectively manage financial resources to ensure health and progress of the organization.

Our Goals for 2016/2017

Increase Membership
Increase Community Involvement
CEU Offerings at 6 Chapter Meetings
Fund Raising
NTI Trip

Our Members Serve