The ONRS Nursing Research Seminar, "Transforming Nursing Research: Implications for Research Trajectories," featuring Dean Delaney and Drs. Henly, Monsen, was well attended on May 20, 2013. If you were unable to attend the final seminar of the semester, you can watch it here. Save the dates for upcoming Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship seminars:
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 - WDH, room 6-194 (*all from noon to 1 pm*)
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 - WDH, room 6-108
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 - WDH, room 6-194
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 - WDH, room 6-194
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 - WDH, room 6-194
Monday, March 3, 2014 - WDH, room 6-108
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Join Dean Connie Delaney and Drs. Henly, Monsen and Westra on May 20 from noon to 1 pm in Weaver Densford Hall, room 6-108 for the final Nursing Research Seminar of the semester. Sponsored by the Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship (ONRS), "Transforming Nursing Research: Implications for Research Trajectories" will summarize the impact of the UMN Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) in terms of investment, innovation and collaboration benefits. Dean Delaney will provide an overview of the Academic Health Center Information Exchange (AHC-IE), an initiative resulting in a systems platform of applications, databases and analytical tools to support health sciences research. Drs. Westra and Monsen will present informatics research using large data sets, and Dr. Henly will provide commentary on the CTSA implications for nursing science.
Speaking about her research on improving quality of care during patient transitions, Nursing Research Day keynote speaker Dr. Kathryn Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN shared her experience and expertise in decision science and information technology. Check out the presentation and Facebook photos of the April 26 event that drew nearly 450 participants.
The U.S. Office of Minority Health will host a free "Healthy People 2020" webinar on April 24 at 12 noon CDT to discuss the social, physical and economic factors that determine health outcomes. This presentation is part of the Spotlight on Health series designed to create healthy social and physical environments. Register here.
Tune in Sunday at 7 p.m. for the next segment of "Call the Midwife" on Twin Cities Public Television. In its second season, the show is based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, a 1950s midwife in London. Written by British screenwriter Heidi Thomas, the series runs until May 19 and you can watch full episodes of previous shows here.
Dean Delaney will provide an overview of the Academic Health Center Information Exchange (AHC-IE) platform that offers informatics tools and applications. Dr. Westra
will review nursing-specific data that supports eScience; and Drs. Monsen and Westra will present examples of large data sets used in nursing research. Dr. Sue Henly wraps up the session by examining criticial implications of the CTSA and its impact on nursing research.
Mark your calendar and register now. The School of Nursing Research Day, slated for April 26 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at McNamara Alumni Center, is open for registration. Join students, community partners, faculty and staff for a day of "Innovation through Research and Evidenced-based Practice" featuring plenary speaker Dr. Kathryn Bowles, University of Pennsylvania, who is renowned for her research in design science and information technology to improve quality of care during transitions such as hospital discharge planning. Contact Dr. Ann Garwick with questions.
~Bowles Flyer 03.20.13.pdf
~Register Now 2013 Nursing Research Day 03.20.13.pdf
The School of Nursing's Katharine J. Densford Center for Nursing Leadership kicks off its Wisdom Dialogue Series on Thursday, Feb. 21 at UMN Coffman Union, Mississippi room with a presentation and workshop by Jos deBlok, founder and director of Buurtzorg Nederland, a holistic at-home approach to nursing and healthcare. The presentation on Feb. 21 is from 9 am to noon/lunch optional (cost $35) and the workshop on Feb. 22 from 9 am to 4 pm is $175/$125 for students. More information.
The Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship will host the first of three spring seminars on Monday, Jan. 28 from noon to 1 pm in WDH 6-108. Featured speaker, Cynthia McGill, assistant director of UMN's human research protection program, will provide updates from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and review issues to consider in community engaged research.This session is eligible for RCR (responsible conduct of research) credit. Contact Christi Powers with questions. Save the dates for the Feb. 18 and March 25 seminars (topics to be announced) at noon in WDH 6-108.