ViewPoint Newsletter

ViewPoint is the official publication of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN). It is a peer-reviewed, bimonthly resource for nursing professionals.

The publication is dedicated to presenting up-to-date information on current topics in ambulatory care nursing and telehealth nursing practice. ViewPoint also provides a forum for communication between the AAACN Board of Directors and association members. ViewPoint is distributed to members as a direct benefit of membership. Institutional subscriptions are available for purchase in the Online Store.

Two versions of ViewPoint are now available!



Beginning with the Jan/Feb 2018 issue, AAACN members may view the digital version of the publication and archive of past issues (from Jan 2018 +) on virtually any computer, tablet, or smartphone with an internet connection.

Please note: an archive of past issues for the digital version are also available. When you are viewing this digital version, find them in the (upper) left navigation menu - look for and then    icons. (Member log in required)

View the ViewPoint digital version

As in the past, members may also view all of the ViewPoint issues in a downloadable PDF format.

Please note: these are downloadable PDF format only.

(Member log in required)

View the ViewPoint PDF downloadable version

Regular Features


Review ViewPoint Index of Articles - an alphabetical listing of articles by topic.

Interested in Writing for ViewPoint?

If you have an article about a new initiative or practice at your facility, research of interest to the ambulatory care community, or another topic of interest to ambulatory care and telehealth nurses, please consider submitting your article to ViewPoint. Complete our author interest form and someone will contact you shortly.

All published feature-length articles are considered for our annual Writer's Award. The winner receives complimentary registration to the AAACN Annual Conference! If you've been thinking about writing, this is a wonderful motivator.

Writer's Toolkit

Continuing Nursing Education

Continuing nursing education (CNE) credit from ViewPoint articles is FREE to members. Non-members may purchase the articles (in pdf format) and CNE from AAACN's Online Library.

To complete a ViewPoint CNE Evaluation:

  • Go to AAACN's Online Library.
  • Create a free account if you have not already done so.
  • If you are a member, verify your membership by clicking on the "Verify Membership" button.
  • Then, click on ViewPoint articles under "Other CE Opportunities" on the left hand side of the screen.


To place an ad in ViewPoint, email Tom Greene, Marketing Manager or phone at 856-256-2367.

More information about advertising is also available on our Sponsors page.

Editorial Staff


Kitty Shulman, MSN, RN-BC

Editorial Board

  • Joan M. Pate, MS, BSN, RN-BC
  • Janis Tuxbury, DNP, RN
  • Tracy Weistreich, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, VHA-CM
  • Stephanie G. Witwer, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Managing Editor

Kaytlyn Mroz

Board Liaison

Kristene Grayhem, MSN, CNS, PPCNP-BC, RN-BC

Column Editors

  • AAACN Legislative Committee (Health Policy Update)
  • Kirsi Hayes, MHA, BSN, RN, and Lois Stauffer, MSN, RN-BC, CNL (Emerging Clinical Issues)
  • Kathryn Koehne, DNP, RN-BC, C-TNP (Telehealth Trials & Triumphs)
  • Amy Eilertsen, MN, RN (Safety Corner)
  • Karol DiBello, DNP, FNP-BC, ACHPN (Series on Leadership)
  • Joan M. Pate, MS, BSN, RN-BC (Sharpening Your Legal IQ)
  • Stephanie G. Witwer, PhD, RN, NEA-BC (Care Coordination and Transition Management)

From the AAACN Online Library