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Welcome to our new members and congratulations to the recipients of the awards and scholarships distributed at this year’s Spring Induction!
Friend of Nursing Award presented to Means Family
Undergraduate Award recipient Bailey Ford
Chapter Leader of the Year Award recipient Olivia Croskey
Research Award: Hyunkyoung Oh, MSN, RN $1700 Award for her project:“Validation of Nursing-Sensitive Knowledge and Self-Management Outcomes for Adults with Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes”
Betty Means Award: Ciarra Lang, MSN, RN, $1000 Award for her dedication to community and nursing
Congratulations to the members of the Gamma Leader Board on their appointments!
President-elect: Janet Hosking
Vice President: Cassandra Ellis
Governance Committee chair/ first Counselor: Stephanie Gilbertson-White
Leadership Succession Committee Member: Stephanie Stewart & Sheila Crook-Lockwood
Awards Chair/Betty Means and Clinical Performance Improvement Award (CPIA): Ann Rhodes
Communications Chair: Olivia Croskey
The STTI Community Service Committee will be having an event this Wednesday, March 25 at Buffalo Wild Wings in the Old Capitol Mall to raise money for CHI Haiti! The event will start at 11am and go until closing time. BWW is going to donate 10% of the money people spend on food and drinks to Chi Haiti, which is an organization that runs health clinics and donates food to Haitians in need. Please mention Sigma Theta Tau Community Service Committee when you visit. Hope to see you all there!
Gamma Chapter Member Appreciation Night and New Member Orientation
April 16, 2015 from 5-7 pm
The Vine in Coralville
Spring 2015 Gamma Intern Application
Dear Gamma Members,
Gamma Chapter is supporting two scholarships for attendance at the National Evidence-Based Practice Conference, sponsored by University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, University of Iowa College of Nursing, and Gamma Chapter, to be hosted at the Marriott Hotel on April 23-24, 2016. The scholarship covers the cost of the registration fee for the conference. We encourage all members to consider applying for the scholarship using the application form found on our web site and attached here.
The Conference theme for 2015 is Nursing Workload Balance—Quality Care and Staff Wellness.
Here is the link for the application: Scholarship application
Keynote Address: What Do We Know About Cognitive Work in Health Care?
Ann Bisantz, PhD; Professor and Chair, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo
Plenary Session: The Impact of Work Schedule, Physical Demands and Sleep on Nurse Injury and Patient Outcomes
Alison Miller Trinkoff, RN, ScD, FAAN; Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing
Unveiling the Revised Iowa Model
Laura Cullen, DNP, RN, FAAN; EBP Scientist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Barbara Rakel, PhD, RN, FAAN; Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Nursing
If you are still interested, please fill out the application and return by new deadline, January 23, 2015.
STTI Gamma Chapter would like to share the announcement of a new award recently approved for disbursement. It is our goal to offer this award in the spring and in the fall each year. The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Sigma Theta Tau International’s vision is to be the global organization of choice for nursing.
Click here for a link to the application. Award Application