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Home : Publications : STTIconnect : STTIconnect March 2012
STTI Connect

March 2012
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Announcement: Change in international membership dues
The STTI international dues have not been increased since 2008. After serious deliberations by the International Board of Directors, and in accordance with the international bylaws, the board voted in February 2012 to increase the international dues. Based on the international bylaws, the amount of the increase was determined by the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Effective 1 July 2012, the international membership dues will increase by US $4.50 for High Income Countries. Learn more.

Registration for 23rd International Nursing Research Congress is now open.
Explore innovative strategies to promote excellence in global nursing practice at the 23rd International Nursing Research Congress in beautiful Brisbane, Australia, 30 July - 3 August 2012. Register today!

Improve health care for older adults and their families.
Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy (GNLA) is now accepting applications through 2 April 2012. This is for nurses who are invested in impacting the quality of care for older adults and want to affect geriatric health outcomes and influence policy. This is an intensive 18-month leadership academy. Visit the GNLA webpage.

Are you a recent doctoral graduate?
This fellowship is limited to recent doctoral graduates from low and middle income countries who are appointed to faculty positions in doctoral programs, and who are currently serving, or will serve, as supervisors of doctoral student research. The deadline to apply is 01 May 2012. For more details and how to apply visit the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing website.

What’s new in the Global Member Forum?
Log in to The Circle to respond to recent discussion postings in the Global Member Forum about case management, the CNRN exam, nursing and the environment and much more. You can also start a new discussion on something that matters the most to YOU!

Find nursing jobs you didn’t know exist.
STTI has teamed up with Monster to offer career and recruitment resources. This includes Monster’s Resume Builder, nursing job opportunities you didn’t know existed, tools to help you interview and more! Learn more about STTI and Monster.

Register for a free presentation of What’s in it for me? A Member’s Guide to STTI.
Do you know all the benefits of your STTI membership? During this virtual presentation, you will learn about STTI’s history, take a virtual tour of membership benefits and resources and learn how you can get involved and stay engaged. Register today for a presentation in March!

Share your nursing knowledge.
STTIs Speakers Bureau was created as a resource to provide nursing expertise to professional organizations on a wide range of nursing and health-related topics. You may register to be a speaker in your area of expertise, or search the current database of gerontological speakers. Visit the Speakers Bureau.


Do you have professional liability coverage?
All STTI members are eligible to apply for Professional Liability Insurance. Get started today completing the quick and easy application. If you have any questions, please visit the FAQ section or call a proliability representative at 1.800.503.9230.

Learn about innovations in nursing education research.
Register for the upcoming Nursing Education Research Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., USA, on 15-16 June 2012. The event will highlight innovations in nursing education research with exciting presentations by Patricia E. Benner, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Carol Huston, DPA, MSN, MPA, FAAN. Learn more and register online.

STTI Book Club
Be the first of your friends to Like STTIs Book Club on Facebook and get the following: exclusive offers, insider information on the latest STTI books, free content and downloads and more! Find us on Facebook! For the month of March, the STTI Book Club will be discussing The Nurse Managers Guide to Budgeting Finance by Al Rundio.


For the month of March, if 2,000 questions are answered on behalf of STTI during the month, every expert answering at least 25 questions will receive a Sharecare expert T-shirt. Become an STTI Sharecare Expert!

New in the Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library
During March, library registrants will have open access to six, pre-selected articles and related free resources on Genetics/Genomics. Visit VHL today!

Research Grants
With its continued mission of supporting the advancement of nursing research, the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International is currently accepting applications until 1 May 2012 for collaborative nursing grants. Additional information can be found online. Grants are made possible through contributions to the Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursings research endowment. Did you know that for every research grant awarded, three requests go unfunded? Help us help more deserving nurses conduct research by making a gift to the Research Permanent Fund.

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