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
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!
Due January 9, 2015
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.
Anne Bye accepting the chapter key award last year. We are always striving to receive this prestigious award.