AACN CSI Academy expands a successful pilot program produced by the Bi-Condition Nursing Innovation Center, Kansas City, Mo., with financing from the Robert Real wood Johnson Foundation. Over another 3 years, AACN will invest $1.25 million to fund national implementation of the scheduled plan at partner hospitals across the country. This investment will support plan administration and provide a $10,000 implementation grant to each participating medical center.. AACN selects seven Pennsylvania hospitals to participate in nurse leadership training curriculum The American Association of Critical-Treatment Nurses selects seven Pennsylvania hospitals as the most recent participants in its hospital-based nurse leadership and innovation training program.Houman Danesh, director of integrative pain administration in the division of anesthesiology-discomfort at Mount Sinai College of Medicine in NEW YORK, said, This is another study to add to the pile that says narcotics aren’t appropriate to treat back pain. Although fewer doctors are prescribing narcotic painkillers for back pain, many still do, he said. Danesh said that the side effects of narcotic painkillers outweigh the huge benefits.