TO DELTA GAMMA at-large Chapter
Rich History, Bright Future
STTI Delta Gamma
Annual Nursing Research Event
November 7, 2013
5:30 PM - Hors d’oeuvres & Cash Bar (Wine & Soda)
6:00 PM - Research Presentations
Location - Alverno College, Alumnae Hall
"Guided Imagery for Adolescents'
Pain After Spinal Surgery."
Myra Martz Huth, PhD, RN, FAAN - Associate Professor, JoAnn McGrath
School of Nursing - Alverno College
"A comparison of the Montreal
Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) to the revised Addenbrooke Cognitive
Examination (ACE-R) for the screening of Mild Cognitive Impairment"
Jennifer Sjostedt, MSN, RN - Marquette University College of
“Infection Prevention Across
the Continuum of Care: Integrating Clinical Nurse Specialist
and Infection Prevention Roles”
Paula A. Pintar, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CIC - Director of Infection
Prevention & Occupational Health, Columbia St. Mary’s
“Mechanically Ventilated Patients’ Report
of Communication: Association with Emotions and Appraisal of
Jill Guttormson, PhD, MS, RN - Assistant Professor, Marquette
University College of Nursing
Map of Alverno College campus.
Join in celebrating this year’s award recipients:
Margaret Bull, PhD, MAPS, RN, FAAN
Mary Ann Lough, PhD, RN and Jean Bell-Calvin, RN MS, PHCNS-BC
Richard Fehring, PhD, RN, FAAN and Myra Huth, PhD, RN, FAAN
Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Time: Social hour and cash bar 5-6PM; dinner and awards 6-9PM
Location: Envoy Restaurant - Ambassador Hotel, 2308 W. Wisconsin
Ave., Milwaukee, WI (free parking)
Cost: $35 (student rate $25) Credit cards accepted over phone
or send checks by mail.
Tickets must be purchased in advance
(seating is limited).
RSVP: By August 31, 2013 to Irene Cvetich (414)288-3812 or email@example.com
When making your reservation please indicate your meal choice:
chicken or vegetarian.
Can’t make it? Consider sponsoring a student to attend.
Contact Irene Cvetich.
We hope you will be able to join us in this wonderful tradition
of honoring fellow nurses!!
Research Award Grant Application
Maximum Award: $3,000 for one year
Submission deadline: September 15, 2013
The Delta Gamma Chapter At-Large of Sigma Theta Tau is now accepting
applications for a research grant to be awarded at the Fall STTI
Delta Gamma At-Large Conference 2013.
Eligibility and Requirements:
- Active member of Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter
- Ability to carry out the proposed research. Beginning researchers
need to have a qualified advisor.
- Research must be completed one year after the presentation
of the award.
- A written copy of the completed research must be submitted
at the end of 2014.
- The grant recipient may be required to present the completed
research at the annual chapter research conference or general
- Funding will not be provided retrospectively for research
completed or near completion.
Submit an electronic copy of the research proposal (as an e-mail
attachment) that includes:
- Title page with name and credentials.
- Title page without name and credentials (for blind review)
- Brief Biosketch
- Introduction, background, significance
- Problem statement
- Brief theoretical framework (if appropriate)
- Hypotheses or research question(s)
- References and appendices
- include copies of instruments/interview guides; organizational
support letters - e.g., access to research subjects, resources,
- Documentation of IRB approval
Limit length to no more than 6 pages, double spaced (excluding
title page, budget, references, and appendices), and typed in
12 point font with 1 inch margins.
All applications will be evaluated using a blind review process.
The recommendation of the Research Committee is submitted to
the Executive Committee of the Delta Gamma Chapter At-Large for
the award decision.
Applications should be submitted no later than September 15,
Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN, CNE, CNOR
Marquette University -- College of Nursing
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Thank you for participating in this year's ceremony.
Our Delta Gamma At-Large Chapter online election for the 2013-15
term is now complete and we are happy to report the results:
Carol Sabel: President-Elect
Ann Van Eerden: Vice President Alverno
Patti Varga: Faculty Councilor Alverno
Mary Polchert: Leadership Succession Committee
Mary Ann Mosley: Leadership Succession Committee
We thank the candidates for their commitment to our organization
and know we can expect their best efforts.
A special thank you to all members who participated in our election
Nominations for Chapter Awards
Delta Gamma At Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau conveys nursing
excellence awards annually. These award categories vary by year,
with even years recognizing Nursing Practice Experts and Nurse
Researchers. Odd years we recognize Nursing Educators and Nurse
Administrators. Living Legends are awarded each year. Two candidates
will be awarded, reflecting each of our two Delta Gamma At Large
Criteria for these awards address excellence over time, contributions
to the nursing profession, and exceptional impact. Nominees must
be members of Sigma Theta Tau Intl.
Download nomination form >>
The awards ceremony will be held on September 18, 2013
at the Envoy at the Ambassador Hotel.
Mark your calendar!
consider nominating a deserving candidate!
Thank you for voting online!
We Are Happy To Announce Our Official Delta Gamma At-Large
Chapter Election Results 2012-14
Barb Haag-Heitman: Treasurer
Juanita Garcia: Secretary
Linda Piacentine: Vice President Marquette University
Diane Dressler: Marquette University Faculty Councelor
JoAnn Lomax: Governance Committee
Shanita Washington: Leadership Succession Committee
Congratulations to our leaders and a special thank you goes out
to all our members who participated in our online election process.
Our membership is our organization.
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