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Call for Nominations: Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Excellence in Evidence Based Practice Award
Recognizes an APHON member who has demonstrated high quality contributions to evidence-based practice in the nursing care of children and their families in any area of hematology/oncology nursing practice.
Selected by the APHON Steering Council and presented at the annual conference to an APHON member who has excelled in the use of Evidence-Based Practice.
Recipient receives a $250 honorarium and recognition at the annual conference, APHON Counts, JOPON, in a press release, and an announcement is sent to the recipient's immediate supervisor/employer.
This award is appropriate for the nurse who has demonstrated contributions to evidence-based practice in the nursing care of children and their families in any area of hematology/oncology nursing practice.
Criteria: Candidates for this award must meet the following:
• APHON member in good standing.
• Completion of an independent evidence based practice project that:
◦ Advances the care of children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and/or hematological disorders and their families.
◦ Shows a significant contribution to the scientific foundation for practice.
• Lead author for either an oral presentation or a poster presentation of an EBP project at an APHON conference
Please note: Current members of the EBP/Research Committee are not eligible for this award
Completed nominations must include the nominee's CV and two letters of recommendations that elaborate on the above criteria, along with documented summary of EBP project. Nominations must be submitted by May 31.
Call for Nominations: Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Excellence in Patient/Family Education Materials Award
Recognizes APHON members who develop outstanding educational materials to assist patients and families in understanding the disease they face.
Recipient receives a $100 honorarium and recognition at the annual conference business and awards luncheon, APHON Counts, JOPON, in a press release, and an announcement is set to the recipients immediate supervisor/employer.
• An APHON member in good standing.
• Programs are consistent with the APHON Scope of Practice and Outcome Standards for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing.
• Is proficient in pediatric hematology/oncology education because of contributions to pediatric hematology/oncology education at the local, state, national or international level.
• Implements well-developed programs with defined objectives (i.e., current content relevant to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing and appropriate evaluation methods).
• Establishes a positive teacher-learner relationship that promotes and supports pediatric hematology/oncology education.
• Is supportive and contributes to the development of professional pediatric hematology/oncology nursing practices.
Completed nominations must include the nominee's CV and two letters of recomendations that elaborate on the above criteria. Nominations must be submitted by May 31.
Call for Nominations: Jean Fergusson Excellence in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Practice Award
Given in recognition of compassion and expertise in clinical nursing practice and for the active incorporation of research and new ideas into clinical practice.
Recipient receives a $250 honorarium and recognition at the annual conference business and awards luncheon, APHON Counts, JOPON, in a press release, and an announcement is set to the recipients immediate supervisor/employer.
• Registered nurse with 4 years of direct care experience in pediatric hematology/oncology and currently involved in the direct care of pediatric hematology/oncology patients.
• Clinical practice is consistent with the APHON Scope of Practice and Outcome Standards for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing.
• Practice exemplifies a high level of compassion and specialty expertise as documented by peers and/or patients/family.
• Recognized as an clinical expert as evidenced by contributions to and development of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing.
• Actively incorporates research and evidence from the literature into clinical practice.
• Communicates effectively.
Completed nominations must include the nominee's CV and two letters of recommendations that elaborate on the above criteria. Nominations must be submitted by May 31.
Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing
The purpose of the Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing is to enhance nursing excellence in palliative care by providing educational opportunities for registered nurses. This scholarship opportunity, created in 2012, is offered in the name of Judy Lentz, retired CEO of the Alliance for Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Nursing, in recognition of her passion and lifelong dedication to oncology nursing and palliative care.
The Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing provides a registered nurse (RN), who is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society, with a one-year RN Membership (new or renewal) to HPNA, Conference Registration for the next year’s AAHPM/HPNA Annual Assembly, and a $1500 Stipend Check for travel, room and meals to attend the next year’s AAHPM/HPNA Annual Assembly.
This scholarship opportunity is offered once annually. The scholarship is competitive and the winner is selected from the applicant pool by the Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing Review Committee consisting of HPNF Board members and HPNA members.
To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must:
· Be a Registered Nurse (RN)
· Be a member of the Oncology Nursing Society
· Preference will be given to those active in the field of oncology
· Submit a completed Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing Application including all required attachments:
o copy of RN license or other verification of RN
o copy of ONS membership card or other verification of ONS membership
o 2 letters of recommendation (highly recommend 1 letter of recommendation from immediate supervisor and 1 letter of recommendation from local ONS Chapter Leader)
o resume or CV (2 pages or less)
o Essay, minimum one-page, single-spaced, 12 point font; and describe:
-- your oncology work
-- your motivation and purpose for applying to this scholarship
-- your motivation and purpose for attending the AAHPM/HPNA Annual Assembly
-- how the education provided through HPNA membership will benefit oncology care in general and your practice and care to patients in specific
-- how the education provided through AAHPM/HPNA Annual Assembly will benefit oncology care in general and your practice and care to patients in specific
· Submit all materials so they are received by HPNF on or before December 1
· Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing Review Committee takes into account applicants’ adherence to submission guidelines, completeness of applications, and quality of responses when reviewing applications of the applicant pool
· Deadline is strictly enforced
· Submit Judy Lentz Scholarship for the Advancement of Palliative Care in Oncology Nursing Application and all required attachments to HPNF by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax at 412-787-9305 on or before December 1
Call for Applications: Sigma Theta Tau International/Rosemary Berkel Crisp Research Award
To support nursing research in the critical areas of women's health, oncology, and pediatrics.
The allocation of funds is based upon a research project that is ready for implementation in the area of women's health, oncology, or pediatrics; the quality of the proposed research, future potential of the application, appropriateness of the research budget, and feasibility of time frame. Funds provided by interest from a gift from The Harry L. Crisp, II and Rosemary Berkel Crisp Foundation to the honor society's Research Endowment.
Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.
• Registered nurse with current license
• Member of Sigma Theta Tau International
• Have a master's or doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program
• Submit a completed research application package and signed research agreement
• Ready to implement research project when funding is received
• Complete project within one (1) year of funding.
• Submit to STTI a final report; submit completed abstract to STTI's Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
• Note: Some preference will be given to applicants residing in Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: US$5,000 (max)
Deadline: 1 December 2014
Funding date: 1 June 2015
Sigma Theta Tau International
Phone: 888.634.7575 (US/Canada) or +1.317.634.8171(international)
How to Apply: All applications must be submitted via the online submission system.
Call for Applications: Sigma Theta Tau International/Oncology Nursing Society Foundation/ONS Grant
To stimulate clinically related oncology nursing research.
Funds for this grant are provided jointly by ONS and Sigma Theta Tau International.
• Registered nurse actively involved in some aspect of cancer patient care, education or research
• Earned master's degree
• Preference will be given to Sigma Theta Tau International members, other qualifications being equal.
• Letters of Intent are due by 1 September of application year.
Funding: $25,000 (max)
Deadline: 15 September 2014
Funding date: 1 January 2015
For additional information, please contact:
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214
Phone: 866.257.4667 x6298 (toll free) OR +1.412.859.6298
Fax: 877.369.5497 (toll free)
To Complete an Application
Application packets are available through and must be submitted directly to ONS. Packets submitted to Sigma Theta Tau International will not be reviewed.
Pat McCue/New Orleans Chapter End-of-Life Care Nursing Career Development Award
Awards: One annual award of $2,500 sponsored by the Pat McCue Memorial/New Orleans Chapter fund.
Purpose: To support educational activities for RNs dedicated to caring for patients and their families during final stages of life.
1. Employed as a registered nurse with a minimum of 75% of time involved in end-of-life care.
2. Minimum of 1-year experience in end-of-life care.
NOTE: An individual cannot receive this award more than one time
* The New Orleans Chapter of ONS established this award in memory of Pat McCue-Moran, a leading oncology hospice nurse who was active in ONS.
Application deadline: 6/15/2014
Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Awards
Award: Four $2,000 awards
Purpose: To support registered nurse working in bone marrow transplantation by providing financial assistance to attend a continuing education program(s) that will further the nurses' professional goals as they related to transplant nursing. This award cannot be used for tuition in an academic program.
• Currently employed as a registered nurse working in bone marrow transplantation with a minimum of 75% time devoted to patient care, or in the position of nurse manager, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist with BMT patient population or a BMT coordinator.
• Two or more years in BMT nursing practice prior to application due date.
• Cannot be used for ONS Congress or ONS Connections conferences or for education programs/courses that lead to an academic degree.