Gamma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International - University of Iowa

Sigma Theta Tau International, Gamma Chapter

Fall Meeting

You are invited!!!

What: STTI Gamma’s Fall Meeting with “Evidence-based Practice and Sustaining Fall Prevention for Adult Oncology Inpatients” presented by Laura Cullen, DNP, RN, FAAN, Sharon Tucker, PhD, RN, FAAN, PMHCNS-BC and Deb Sheikholeslami,

Door prizes will be given away and pizza will be served!

Who: STTI members and fellow nursing colleagues

When: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 from 5-7pm

Where: UIHC NCEC (Nursing Clinical Education Center) room W417 General Hospital

Laura Cullen recently travelled to the 25th International Nursing Research Congress in Hong Kong. She along with members of her team will be sharing their research and experiences with us!
We hope that you will attend STTI Gamma’s Fall Meeting this year! Please e-mail our membership involvement co-chair .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), with any questions or concerns!

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Rearch Grant Award 2015

Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International supports the advancement of nursing knowledge through the provision of seed grant money from the Research Fund. The attached pages contain information about how to apply for a seed grant from the Research Fund. If you have questions, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (319-335-7087) or {encode="sharon-
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)" title="Sharon Tucker"} (319-356-0518).

Due January 9, 2015

Award Application

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Fall 2014 Mentoring Event

The Gamma Chapter hosted a Fall Mentoring Event on September 4, 2014 at Brix Cheese Shop and Wine Bar. The 17 Gamma members in attendance enjoyed a fun social evening. The highlight of the evening was a presentation “Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Others” by Sharon Tucker, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, followed by a lively discussion about self-care. Several prizes were raffled off including a 10% discount to a UIHC Mindfulness Program.

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Chapter Key award received in 2011 and 2013

Anne Bye accepting the chapter key award last year.  We are always striving to receive this prestigious award.
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Clinical Performance Improvement Award (CPIA) Application

The purpose of the Clinical Performance Improvement Award (CPIA) is to recognize nurses in clinical practice who have demonstrated innovative and high quality practice.  This award may be given to an individual or individual/community partner.  This partnership may include an individual and the partner (individual or agency) for joint recognition.  Awards may be given for projects or activities in process or completed.

Apply now!
CPIA Award Application

Please check out the application for more details.

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Undergraduate Intern Application 2014-2015 Now Available

Apply now for the Undergraduate Intern Position
Undergraduate Leadership Internship Application

Due: October 17, 2014 for Fall 2014 and March 9th, 2015 for Spring

For more information, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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“Advanced Male Genitourinary Examination”

Thad Wilson, PhD, RN, FAAN presented work entitled “Advanced Male Genitourinary Examination.” at the Title X National Clinical Conference in Orlando, Fl.

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“Promoting Culturally Congruent Nursing Practice in a Homogeneous Educational Setting”

On June 5-7, 2014, Melissa Lehan Makin and Sue Lehmann presented “Promoting Culturally Congruent Nursing Practice in a Homogeneous Educational Setting” at the 2014 Association of Community Health Nurse Educators (ACHNE) Annual Institute in San Antonio, TX .

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“Implementing the Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) Model: Perspectives of Students, Instructors and

Dr. Ellen Cram presented at the 10th Annual Dedicated Education Unit Conference at the University of Portland on July 19. Her group’s presentation was entitled “Implementing the Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) Model: Perspectives of Students, Instructors and the Clinical Agency”. The team also included Jenniffer Carpe, Nurse Manager and Kari Schneiders, Clinical Instructor and Assistant Nurse Manager 3JPW. They will be repeating the presentation we did in Oregon at the Iowa Association of Colleges of Nursing (IACN) fall faculty workshop on Sept 12 in Newton,Ia.

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Current Officer List

Officers
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - President (2014-2016)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Vice-President, Program Task Force, Membership Involvement Committee Co-chair (2013-2015)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)- Secretary (2014-2016)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Treasurer (2014-2016)

Governance Committee
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)- Chair, First Counselor (2013-2015)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)- Member, Second Counselor (2014-2016)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)- Committee Member (2013-2015)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Bylaws (2014-2016)

Scholarships and Awards
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Awards Committee Chair, Betty Means and CPIA awards (2013-2015)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Scholarship Chair, Past President (2014-2016)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Research Committee Co-Chair (2014-2016)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Research Committee Co-Chair (2014-2016)

Archivist
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (2012-2014)

Leadership Succession Committee
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Chair (2012-2014)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Member (2014-2015)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Member (2014-2016)

Mentorship Committee
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Co-Chair (2014-2016)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Co-Chair (2014-2016)

Membership Involvement Committee
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Chair (2014-2015)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) - Member (2014-2015)

Chapter Key Committee
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Chapter Key (2013-2015)

Communications Chair (2013-2015)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Gamma Office Secretary (1998-present)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Undergraduate Leadership Intern (March 2014-December 2014)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Past President (2014-2016)
Laura Pabich

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Upcoming Events

  • Research Award Applications Due

    When: Fri Jan 9, 2015

    Event Status: confirmed
  • UIHC Professional Organization and Certification Fair

    When: Tue Feb 24, 2015 7am to 3pm  CST

    Event Status: confirmed
  • Undergratuate Scholarship, Undergraduate Intern Application, and Betty Means Award Applications Due

    When: Mon Mar 9, 2015

    Event Status: confirmed
  • Spring Induction

    When: Sat Mar 28, 2015

    Event Status: confirmed