NEW YORK NURSE: March 2008
The Foundation of the New York State Nurses Center for Nursing Research Planning Committee has announced nomination deadlines for three awards. Applications for each award are due by May 1. For information on any of the following or to receive an application packet, contact Cathryne Welch at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.foundationnysnurses.org.
The Novice Nurse Researcher award recognizes excellence in nursing research by a novice researcher. To apply you must be NYSNA member and a licensed RN who is doctorally prepared and has obtained at least one degree in nursing; you may have no more than three research-based publications in refereed journals; and you may have received, as principal investigator, no more than $15,000 in postdoctoral extramural funding in one particular research area.
To be eligible for the annual Distinguished Nurse Researcher award, the nominee must be a NYSNA member in good standing and must demonstrate an exemplary program of research and achievement. Criteria include evidence of a coherent research program and leadership in nursing research, quality of research, contribution to the science and art of nursing and health care, and dissemination of research to the scientific and clinical communities.
This award recognizes outstanding work in healthcare organizations that have planned and implemented evidence-based practice projects within the past two years. Projects implemented within the past five years and re-evaluated within the past two years are also eligible. To be eligible for the award, one of the project leaders must be a registered nurse. Also, one of the leaders should be a NYSNA member in good standing.