2012 Annual Conference

The Midwest Nursing Research Society held its 36th Annual Research Conference in Dearborn, Michigan, April 12-15, 2012 with record attendance of over 1000 participants. 

We would like to say THANK YOU to our host schools/sponsors, presenters, reviewers, volunteers, committees, members and attendees for your support of the Annual MNRS Research Conference. This conference would not have been possible without your passion and generous dedication o the advancement of nursing research.

We would like recognize our primary Conference Hosts for their generous support of the 2012 Annual Research Conference.

Host Schools:
Michigan State University
University of Michigan
Wayne State University

Contributing Schools:
Eastern Michigan University
Grand Valley State University
Oakland University
Saginaw Valley State University/Theta Chi Chapter of STT
Western Michigan University

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Handouts

Friday, April 13, 2012
Opening Keynote - Jennie Chin Hansen - N/A

Sunday, April 15, 2012
Foundation Funding Panel
~Gillian Barclay, DDS, DrPH - Aetna Foundation
~Susan K. Frazier, PhD, RN - American Heart Association
~Diana Derige - W. K. Kellogg Foundation
~Rachael Watman, MSW - The John A. Hartford Foundation

Federal Funding Panel
~Beth A. Collins Sharp, PhD, RN - Agency for Healthcare Research
and Quality
~Christine Kasper, PhD, RN, FAAN, FASCM - US Department of
Veteran Affairs - Office of Nursing Affairs
~Captain John P. Maye, CRNA PhD CDR, NC, USN - TriService Nursing
Research Program
~Linda Weglicki, PhD, RN - National Institute of Nursing Research

Closing Keynote - Donna Torrisi 
 

Continuing Education Credits

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Approval valid through March 9, 2014. Assigned ONA 15,388.

This activity has been approved for a maximum of 16.25 credits.

There is a $55 processing fee to obtain continuing education credits. If you paid this fee during the registration process, you received a continuing education Document of Completion form with your registration packet. Please complete this form and return it to the Registration desk before departing from the conference. Continuing education credits can still be obtained. Please contact MNRS Associate Meeting Manager, Astrid Schrier at aschrier@ahint.com for more information.       

We would like to thank all our exhibitors and sponsors for their generous support of the conference:

Exhibitors
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College
Hurst Review Services
Indiana University School of Nursing
Kent State University College of Nursing
Kirkhof College of Nursing at Grand Valley State University
Lourdes University College of Nursing
Loyola University Chicago, Marcella Neihoff School of Nursing
Marquette University College of Nursing
Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University
Michigan State University College of Nursing
Minnesota and Iowa Hartford Centers Geriatric Nursing Excellence
Minnesota State University, Mankato
National Institute of Nursing Research
Oakland University School of Nursing
Ohio State University College of Nursing
Purdue University School of Nursing
RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars
Saginaw Valley State University
South Dakota State University College of Nursing
Spectrum Health
St. Louis University
The Silver Lady II
University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
University of Iowa College of Nursing
University of Kansas School of Nursing
University of Michigan School of Nursing
University of Minnesota School of Nursing
University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of North Dakota College of Nursing
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
University of Toledo College of Nursing
University of Wisconsin - Madison College of Nursing
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee College of Nursing
Wayne State University College of Nursing

Sponsors
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Cleveland Clinic
Eastern Michigan University School of Nursing
Indiana University School of Nursing
Kent State University College of Nursing
Kirkhof College of Nursing at Grand Valley State University
Michigan State University College of Nursing
Oakland University School of Nursing
Saginaw Valley State University
The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Theta Chi Chapter of STT at Saginaw Valley State University
University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
University of Michigan School of Nursing
Wayne State University College of Nursing
Western Michigan University Bronson School of Nursing