Highlights, July 2015


Visiting Scholar Lecture, August 5 at 1:00

Visiting Scholar, Fatma Uslu Sahan, RN, MSN from Hacettepe University in Ankara Turkey will present a talk entitled, "Developing a Palliative Care Program in Turkey" on August 5, from 1:00-2:00 at the UAB School of Nursing, room 1020. For more information, please contact Lauren Antia at lar@uab.edu


Alabama Department of Public Health Request for Proposals!

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) Diabetes Program is accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) for mini-grants to increase access to quality DSME services for people with diabetes in Alabama. Please click on the link to see letter and RFP application. Applications are due on August 21, 2015.


EXHALE 2015 Conference, July 31-August 1

Exahale (Experiencing Hopefulness amidst life’s experiences) is a two-day conference July 31-August 1, 2015, on Samford’s campus featuring dynamic speakers, helpful programs, and care for those experiencing burnout in their lives. The conference will feature national speaker Dr. Scott Morris, M.D., M.Div., CEO of Church Health Center, Memphis, TN, and programs on self-care and harmony in caregiving. CE’s provided for Registered Nurses, Social Workers, and Chaplains$50.00 for CE Credits (7.5 hours RN), $25.00 for laity, and $10.00 for students. SPACE IS LIMITED: Register EARLY. To register: Contact Debbie Duke @205-726-4451 or ddduke@samford.edu

Journal of Holistic Nursing is seeking reviewers!

Journal of Holistic Nursing (JHN) is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal with a focus on integrating holistic health concepts with traditional Western medicine. JHN provides a forum for caring and innovative nurses in clinical practice, research, individual wellness practice, and academia to exchange critical information, share clinical and personal experiences, and communicate research pertaining to nursing practice, health care, wellness, healing, and human potential. Click here to find out more.


SNRS Research Grant - Due October 1

The purpose of the SNRS Research Grant Award is to support and promote new investigators in initiating or building a program of research, which advances nursing science and practice. Funds are available for quantitative and qualitative research on any topic relevant to the nursing profession. This award will fund research that is not being done for course credit. The SNRS Research Grant is for $7500. Click here for more information.


Evidence Based Nursing Practice & Research Council Newsletter

Check of this month's issue of the UAB Evidence Based Nursing Practice & Research Council Newsletter! 

Recent IOM Reports


NINR Notes & News


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