Nursing Research Society invites you to join us February 22-25, 2012,
at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, in New Orleans, LA for our 26th
Annual Conference, "Nurse
Scientists as Crucial Partners to Health Delivery."
is open, the early-bird registration deadline is
midnight Central Standard Time (CST) February 3, 2012.
We strongly urge you to register by this date to take advantage of the
conference information is available on the SNRS Annual Conference Web page. The SNRS
Program Planning Committee has planned a full program with scholarly
papers, symposia, poster discussion sessions, posters, plenary
sessions, and networking sessions.
Make plans to
join us mid afternoon on Wednesday February 22, 2012 for our
pre-conferences, or stay after the conference ends on Saturday,
February 25, 2012 for the doctoral student post-conference.
Students may register for any of the pre-conferences or the doctoral
post-conference for only $50. What a bargain for these sessions
organized by experts in the field.
are scheduled to begin at 2 PM on Wednesday, allowing participants to
arrive late morning, thus avoiding any Mardi Gras activities.
1: From Bench to Curbside: Developing Academic-Community
Sponsored by the Minority Health Research Interest Group (RIG), this
workshop will introduce methods and strategies to develop
academic-community partnerships in preparation for successful research
with minority groups. The preconference will incorporate concepts
developed by the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), College
of Nursing, Center for Community Health Partnerships. Topics that
will be discussed include how to assess compatibility and suitability
of the partners for conducting a research project together,
availability of the partner's time and resources, capacity and
competencies of each member of the partnership, and management of day
to day operations.
2: Health Services Research in Nursing
Sponsored by the Health Services Research Interest Group (RIG), this
workshop will examine the origins of health services research in
general and health services research in nursing. Popular
theoretical frameworks used in health services research will be discussed,
along with examining secondary data sources. Workshop presenters
will also discuss how to turn existing data sources into an analytical
dataset, as well as discussing analytical issues.
3: Writing for Publication
Back by popular demand, this workshop will be presented by experienced
journal editors. The publication process, roles and
responsibilities of the author, reviewer, editor and publisher,
strategies for planning, writing, and submitting manuscripts will be
discussed. Pitfalls in publishing will be examined. Come
learn about successful publishing tips.
4: Doctoral Student Workshop
A very popular workshop, developed and organized by your SNRS Student
Network. Nursing leaders will be discussing career options for the PhD
nurse, NIH funding mechanisms, and mentoring. A bonus this year,
Salimetrics will be providing lunch for the post conference. Join us
after the end of the conference for this great post conference designed
especially for students.
Remember students pay only $50 for each pre or post conference. What a
great bargain to hear from leaders in nursing.
The 26th Annual
Conference is hosted by the LSUHSC, School of Nursing.