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School of Nursing Hosts Chapters Annual Research Day

On November 14, 2013 the School of Nursing, in the College of Social Sciences will host the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), XI PSI Chapter annual research day in the Danna Center.  With members in approximately 490 chapters, throughout 85 countries, STTI supports learning and recognizes the intellectual and professional achievements of nurses making a difference in global health.  The XI PSI Chapter in New Orleans is an at-large chapter that includes among its membership faculty   and nursing alumnae from Loyola University, Dillard University, and Our Lady of Holy Cross College.  Ms. Charlotte M. Parent, RN, MHCM, Deputy Director of Health for the city of New Orleans, will be the key note speaker.  The theme for this year’s conference is: “Translating Nursing Research to Meet 21st Century Healthcare Problems.” Additional nurse speakers have been selected from nursing researchers and policy experts across the state of Louisiana. Posters representing junior, senior and student nursing researchers will be available for attendee review and CEUs will be provided for all nursing participants. The conference will run from 8 AM to 430 PM in the St Charles Room. All nursing alumnae from the School of Nursing, as well as all RNs from the community are invited to attend. For further information and registration fees contact Dr Cynthia Collins in the School of Nursing