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Call for Applications: Training Award in Substance Abuse and Addiction
Application deadline is May 31. Awards will be announced in June.
Funding period is July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.
The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine has partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to fund two yearlong training awards of $22,000 each (including $2,000 for a mentor stipend) to support the development of expertise in substance abuse and addiction within academic family medicine. The goals of the NIDA-STFM Training Awards are to:
Promote knowledge of research-based substance abuse and addiction treatment within family medicine
Advance medical care for patients who are addicted to and/or abuse substances
Facilitate the academic growth, advanced education, and development of future researchers in drug abuse and addiction
Awardee(s) will conduct an original pilot/data-gathering study; present the results at the 2016 STFM Annual Spring Conference; and submit a manuscript for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
This award is available to STFM-member residents or fellows at US residency programs (may join STFM in order to apply for the award). Awards are for investigations in the United States.
Recommended Topic Areas
For this award, STFM encourages clinically relevant applications with a focus on substance abuse and addiction.
Recommended topic areas include:
Implementing screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for substance abuse and addiction
Use of health information technology to ensure screening and intervention
Integration of diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up into patient-centered medical homes
Unique teaching methodologies to improve diagnosis and treatment in residency programs
Distribution of treatment responsibilities
Use of evisits and/or social media in the treatment of substance abuse and/or addiction
Community interventions to reduce the prevalence of drug abuse and/or addiction
Development and/or implementation of curricula for teaching diagnosis and treatment
Medical or mental health complications of substance abuse and/or addiction
Behavioral interventions for substance abuse and/or addictions
Rehabilitation Nursing Writer's Award Contest
Rehabilitation Nursing offers a variety of publication formats ranging from Clinical Consultations, Current Issues, and Feature Articles. Also, consider submitting to our Writer's Award Contest (May 1, 2014 deadline). All Writers' Award submissions will receive a $25 credit for ARN products and the winner will receive a complimentary registration (worth approximately $480.00) for the 2014 fall ARN conference and will be published in the journal.
Author guidelines for all submissions can be obtained at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/rnj. Under resources, click instructions, forms, etc. All manuscripts are welcome, but topics of particular interest include:
Best practices associated with fall prevention
Safety- Patient and/or staff
Translating evidence into practice
Care transitions- How to optimize this process
Promoting skin health
Rehabilitation leadership in action
Targeting care for different ages and conditions
Care considerations of veterans and their families
Facilitating long-term care management
Health policy, advocacy, effective educational programs
Holistic and alternative care approaches
If you have questions or need help refining your ideas, contact the Editor, Elaine T. Miller, PhD RN CRRN FAAN, at Elaine.Miller@uc.edu or Gail Pannozzo at email@example.com.
Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies at Yale University is proud to announce the inaugural Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. The Fellowship, which will be offered annually, is designed to provide access to Yale resources in LGBT Studies for scholars who live outside the greater New Haven area.
Scholars from across the country and around the world are invited to apply for the Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship. This fellowship supports scholars from any field pursuing research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer studies at Yale University, utilizing the vast faculty resources, manuscript archives, and library collections available at Yale. Graduate students conducting dissertation research, independent scholars, and all faculty are invited to apply. Scholars residing within 100 miles of New Haven are ineligible.
The fellowship provides an award of $4,000, which is intended to pay for travel to and from New Haven and act as a living allowance. Granted for one month, the fellowship must be taken up between September 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015. The recipient is expected to be in residence for a minimum of twenty days during the period of their award and is encouraged to participate in the activities of Yale University, including programs organized by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies, Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, and the Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities.
A brief research proposal must include specific details about the relationship of the resources at Yale University to the project and its significance within the larger field of scholarly concern. Most of the holdings of the University Libraries are described in Orbis, the online catalogue of Yale University Library. Other research resources include the YRIHS Research Resources Guide, the Manuscripts and Archives Sexuality Subject Guide, the University Library Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Guide, and the Beinecke LGBTQI Research Guide*.
In order to apply, you must provide the following:
• Application form
• Curriculum vitae
• Brief research proposal (1,200 word maximum)
•Detailed list of specific research materials to be consulted at Yale during your fellowship
• One confidential letter of recommendation, specifically addressing the merits of the proposed fellowship project (dossier letters will not effectively support your application). Recommendation letters are due April 30, 2014.
Application deadline for the 2014-2015 Fellowship is April 30, 2014. If you have any questions, please contact Craig Canfield.
Call for Nominations: Society for Medical Anthropology Career Achievement Award, 2014
The Society for Medical Anthropology is pleased to announce its competition for the Career Achievement Award, 2014. Candidates may either be nominated or may self-nominate for the award. They 1) should not have already received the award; 2) should have advanced the field of medical anthropology through career-long contributions to theory and/or method; 3) should be successful in communicating the relevance of medical anthropology to broader publics; and 4) should be a senior scholar, typically someone who is about to retire, or has achieved emeritus status, or has passed the age of 65. The award includes a plaque, recognition at our annual awards ceremony, and $500. Please send a letter of nomination or self-nomination and a copy of the CV by the September 1, 2014 deadline to: Dr. Douglas A. Feldman, Chair of the Career Achievement Award Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Nominations: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors Student Scholarship Program 2014
Your school may submit multiple nominees/applicants - feel free to let others know about this program/application!
Deadline: May 12, 2014
Nursing students from across the United States are invited to apply and nursing faculty are invited to nominate one or more students from their school for the 2014 APNA BOD Student Scholarship Program. This scholarship includes registration, travel and lodging expenses to attend the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. In addition, winners receive one year complimentary membership in the APNA. Please note that only completed applications received on or before May 12, 2014 will be considered. All required information on your submission must be completed before the deadline. There will be no exceptions.
Eligibility and selection criteria
If applying as a GRADUATE Student: At the time of nomination, be a full-time or part-time graduate student enrolled in an accredited nursing program leading to a Master’s or Doctoral degree in nursing with an emphasis on psychiatric mental health nursing. Options available for "Type of Graduate Program" in the application: Master's in PMHN, Non-PMHN Master's Program, Post Master's PMHN Certificate Program, Doctoral Program, Other
If applying as an PRELICENSURE/UNDERGRADUATE Student: Be a full-time student enrolled in a state-approved nursing program leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse (Associate Degree, Diploma, Baccalaureate, generic masters, generic doctorate) at the time of nomination. Students who will graduate in Spring 2014 are eligible. Undergraduate students need to express an interest in psychiatric mental health nursing.
For both Graduate and Prelicensure/Undergraduate Applicants:
• Have completed more than 50% of the total credits required for graduation.
• Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
• Have a letter of nomination/recommendation from an APNA member (Program Director / Nominating Faculty / Nurse Professional) which speaks to the nominee/applicant's interest and/or performance in psychiatric mental health nursing.
• Must meet all travel requirements and participate in the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
• Sign the necessary release forms.
• Provide post-conference evaluation of the program.
• Participate in an APNA project (details will be provided to scholarship recipients).
There is no limit on the number of students nominated from your school.
Required Document to Upload at the end of Application
• Nomination / Recommendation Letter Nomination / Recommendation form will need to be completed and uploaded in the submission process. Remember, this person should speak to the nominee/applicant's interest and/or performance in psychiatric mental health nursing and must be an APNA member.
The application form must be uploaded onto the online submission site. No separately emailed or mailed documents will be accepted.
American Nephrology Nurses' Association Evidence–Based Practice Project Grant
First Proposal Submission (Optional) for Review and Research Committee Feedback: August 31, 2014
Final Proposal Submission: November 15, 2014
To fund qualified nephrology nurses’ work to translate research into practice in support of developing evidence-based nephrology nursing practice and demonstrating the value of nephrology nursing in improving patient outcomes.
PROJECT TYPES ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING*
• Primary Research: funding on a smaller scale as compared to the research grant award. Pilot studies, and partial funding for research projects, thesis, or dissertations.
• Evidence Summary: synthesis of the body of research on a topic of relevance to practice into a single, meaningful statement of the state of the science. Examples include systematic review, meta analysis, review of the literature.
• Research Translation: translation of evidence into practice recommendations. Examples include: clinical practice guidelines that may include clinical pathways, protocols, and algorithms.
• Integration: adoption of a practice change based on evidence. This involves changing both individual and organizational practices through formal and informal channels. Examples include implementation of a clinical pathway based on evidence found in the literature, use of an evidence-based algorithm found in the literature.
• Evaluation: evaluation of an EBP project already implemented in the clinical setting.
• Other projects. Examples include: staff development programs on topics such as evidence based practice, learning to evaluate the research literature, how to effectively conduct a literature search, development of patient teaching materials that are evidence-based, implementation of a journal club to introduce EBP. Consult with the Research Committee to determine appropriateness of other project ideas.
*Project categories are based on the ACE Star Model of Knowledge Transformation. The complete reference appears at the end of the grant application.
SELECTION OF RECIPIENT
1. The Research Committee will review and score the proposals for scientific merit and feasibility based on the criteria stated below.
2. ANNA will award funding based on established research and clinical practice priorities and availability of funds.
Three (3) ANNA grants up to $5,000 per proposal will be awarded each year at the National Symposium by the Research Committee Chair.
1. Candidates must apply for the grants.
2. The principal investigator must be a full member of ANNA for the duration of the evidence-based practice research project. If two (2) or more individuals are applying as co-investigators, all must be members of ANNA for the duration of the research project with at least one (1) of the co-investigators being a full member, and others being either full or associate members.
3. Actively involved in nephrology nursing related health care services.
4. The principal or co-principal investigator(s) who are full members of ANNA must share equal responsibility with all other co-investigators for the conceptualization and implementation of the proposed research project.
5. The principal or co-principal investigator(s) who are full members of ANNA must provide evidence of his/her/their experience and credentials demonstrating the ability to complete the evidence-based practice project and commitment to nephrology nursing.
6. Applicants are encouraged to contact a member of the ANNA Research Committee to discuss ideas and use the assistance of the committee to connect them with appropriate mentors, if the committee member determines this is needed.
7. Eligible projects must be focused on the development of an evidence base for nephrology nursing and relevant to nephrology nursing practice, using the ANNA Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (2011) as a guide.
8. The project may be a new endeavor or one already in progress.
9. Other funding sources must be disclosed.
10. A separate proposal submitted under a different principal investigator or a different project title for the same study will not be eligible to receive a grant through this or any other ANNA sponsored research program.
11. The proposal must demonstrate the following:
a. Problem statement defining the clinical problem and why is this important to nephrology nursing.
b. Evidence that supports use of the intervention that will address the clinical problem.
c. Project description: population, steps that will be taken to complete the project.
d. Evaluation of project outcomes.
e. Relationship to the Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Care
f. Approval by the appropriate institutional review board.
g. Feasibility and likelihood of successful completion.
h. A detailed budget for the proposed project should be outlined including costs that exceed the grant
amount. While indirect costs may be included in the budget, ANNA does not fund indirect costs.
12. The ANNA Board of Directors reserves the right to make the final decision on all grant monies awarded.
American Nephrology Nurses' Association Research Grant
First Proposal Submission (Optional)
For Review and Research Committee Feedback: August 31, 2014
1. The research grant will be applied for, as per instructions on the grant application.
2. The Research Committee will review the proposals for scientific merit and feasibility based on the criteria stated below.
3. ANNA will award funding based on established research priorities and availability of funds.
ANNA grants up to $15,000 per proposal will be awarded.
2. The principal investigator must be a full member of ANNA for the duration of the research project. The primary principal investigator must be a registered nurse and must have a minimum of a Masters Degree. If two (2) or more individuals are applying as co-investigators, all must be members of ANNA for the duration of the research project with at least one (1) of the co-investigators being a full member, and others being either full or associate members.
5. The principal or co-principal investigator(s) who are full members of ANNA must provide evidence of his/her/their experience and credentials demonstrating the ability to complete the research project and commitment to nephrology nursing.
6. The project may be a new endeavor or one already in progress.
7. Other funding sources must be disclosed.
8. A separate proposal submitted under a different principal investigator or a different project title for the same study will not be eligible to receive a grant through this or any other ANNA sponsored research award program.
9. The proposal must address the following:
a. Applicability of investigation to nephrology, transplantation, or related therapies.
b. Relationship to the Nephrology Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice.
c. Sound methodology in accordance with recognized nursing research guidelines.
d. Approval by the appropriate institutional review board.
e. Feasibility and likelihood of successful completion.
f. Detailed budget for the proposed project should be outlined including costs that exceed the grant amount. While indirect costs may be included in the budget, ANNA does not fund indirect costs.
10. The ANNA Board of Directors reserves the right to make the final decision on all grant monies awarded.
Nurse in Washington Internship Grant
One grant sponsored by Nursing Economic$, The Journal for Health Care Leaders
Sponsored by the Nursing Organizations Alliance, the NIWI program provides nurses the opportunity to learn how to influence health care through the legislative and regulatory processes. Participants learn from health policy experts and government officials, network with other nurses, and visit members of Congress. For more information about the NIWI program, visit The Alliance website at www.nursing-alliance.org.
To support a qualified ANNA member to attend the annual Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) program.
• Registration for internship
• Reimbursement of expenses for travel, hotel (double occupancy), and per diem
1. Candidates will apply for the internship.
2. Be a current full member of ANNA, having been a member for a minimum of the last 2 years as of the awards/scholarship application deadline date.
4. Has not attended NIWI in the past 2 years.
November 15, 2014 (for the 2015 NIWI program)
1. Submit a letter of application to the ANNA National Office at email@example.com (ATTN: Casey Pladus) addressing the following criteria:
a. Evidence of current activity in the legislative arena on the local, state, or national levels.
b. Strong communication skills.
c. Willingness to be partnered with a member of the ANNA Health Policy Committee for the calendar year following NIWI, and to serve on a future ANNA Health Policy Committee.
d. Ability to meet the time requirements for preparation for NIWI.
e. Describe how the internship will help in his/her current clinical role and his/her role in ANNA.
2. Include a professional photograph (head and shoulder view only) with the application.
3. The selected intern will be notified by the President-Elect.
4.The selected intern will be required to submit a report describing how they plan to use and/or have used their experience at NIWI to benefit ANNA. Reports will be due within 60 days of the close of the meeting.
Gloria Scharf Beedie Memorial Grant
The deadline for the current scholarships and grants cycle is October 15, 2014.
Sponsored by the family of Gloria Scharf Beedie
To fund the development of a new program or support an existing program that promotes patient education and / or quality of life
$1,000 and a plaque
1. Current full member of ANNA, having been a member of ANNA for a minimum of the last 2 years as of the awards/scholarship application deadline.
2. Actively involved in nephrology nursing related health care services.
3. Key participant in an education or quality of life program.
4. Program may be a new endeavor or one already established.
The application must include:
1. Letter(s) of support from the administrator, medical director, or nursing director from the institution or unit where project will be conducted.
2. Project proposal, limited to 4 double-spaced pages, to include:
a. Description of the program
b. Current clinical applicability, including relationship to the Nephrology Nursing Standards of Practice and Guidelines for Care
c. Benefit to kidney patient population
d. Demonstration of originality, creativity, and organization
e. Details of implementation
f. Itemized budget
Expectations of the Recipient
A written report of the use of the funds and the achievements as a result of the grant is to be submitted to the ANNA Board of Directors by February 1 of the following year.
Note: Blinded copies of this application and supporting documents are not necessary.
American Nephrology Nurses' Association Clinical Practice Grants
To provide funds for clinical practice projects that will directly benefit staff, patients, and/or families. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, Continuous Quality Improvement projects designed to improve clinical practice or projects to design, implement, or evaluate staff and/or patient education programs, research utilization, or outcomes evaluation.
Three grants of up to $2,500
2. Current full member of ANNA, having been a member for a minimum of the last 2 years as of the awards/scholarship application deadline.
4. Project may be new or a project in progress.
5. Proposed projects may be used to meet requirements for an academic agree.
1. The application must include:
a. A clear description of the project including the specific aim or goal of the project.
b. Feasibility of the project.
c. Description of the project's clinical significance and potential to improve practice.
d. Relevance or relationship of the project to ANNA's Nephrology Nursing Standards of Practice and Guidelines for Care.
e. A critical examination of current practice related to the project.
f. Itemized budget explaining how this award will be used.
1. Results of the project will be shared with the membership by:
a. Submission of a clinical abstract for presentation of the project at the National Symposium (poster or verbal presentation); or
b. Submission of a manuscript for the Professional Issues section of the Nephrology Nursing Journal.