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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/164304
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Methods to Promote Graduate Education and Nursing Research for Rural Nurses: Cafe Grad School
Author(s):
Babb, Deanna L.; O'Malley, Lynn
Author Details:
Deanna L. Babb, MN, APRN, BC, FNP, Montana State University College of Nursing, Great Falls, Montana, USA, email: nacnsorg@nacns.org; Lynn O'Malley, MN, APRN, BC, FNP
Abstract:
Purpose: 1. To provide information about graduate school opportunities at Montana State University College of Nursing to nurses in rural areas of Montana. 2. To provide information about current statewide research projects underway in the College of Nursing at Montana State University. 3. To facilitate dialogue between College of Nursing faculty and area nurses to provide insight into issues facing rural nurses and community residents. Significance: Thirty-five critical access hospitals, 10 small hospitals, 8 urban hospitals, clinics, and public health departments throughout Montana were targeted as sites for Cafe Grad School to visit. The specific aim of this study was to pilot test the usefulness of taking information about nursing graduate school opportunities and nursing research projects directly to rural and urban nurses. Design/Background/Rationale: Cafe Grad School was conceived in spring 2003 by faculty with the purpose of promoting the graduate program through informal faculty discussion with potential graduate students about the graduate nursing program options and to disseminate the College of Nursing's ongoing research for rural nurses. The faculty was able to network with nurses, offering support and eliciting nurses' perceptions and insight into healthcare issues. Methods/Description: Cafe Grad School was mobilized utilizing wide format (36" x 72") roll-out posters outlining graduate options and how to apply. College of Nursing research projects were displayed for one week. Faculty were available for dialogue during a MSU-sponsored box lunch on the initial and final day of the display. Findings/Outcomes: Initial findings indicate that bringing information directly to busy staff nurses is well received. Conclusions: This project, which began in the spring of 2005, is still in process. Nurses evaluate the presentation through an online survey. Results to date have been favorable regarding Cafe Grad School posters. Applications for graduate school have increased since using this format.
Repository Posting Date:
27-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
27-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2006
Conference Name:
CNS Leadership: Soaring to New Heights
Conference Host:
NACNS - National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
Conference Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Description:
Conference theme: CNS Leadership: Soaring to New Heights, held March 15-18, 2006 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.

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dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleMethods to Promote Graduate Education and Nursing Research for Rural Nurses: Cafe Grad Schoolen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBabb, Deanna L.en_US
dc.contributor.authorO'Malley, Lynnen_US
dc.author.detailsDeanna L. Babb, MN, APRN, BC, FNP, Montana State University College of Nursing, Great Falls, Montana, USA, email: nacnsorg@nacns.org; Lynn O'Malley, MN, APRN, BC, FNPen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/164304-
dc.description.abstractPurpose: 1. To provide information about graduate school opportunities at Montana State University College of Nursing to nurses in rural areas of Montana. 2. To provide information about current statewide research projects underway in the College of Nursing at Montana State University. 3. To facilitate dialogue between College of Nursing faculty and area nurses to provide insight into issues facing rural nurses and community residents. Significance: Thirty-five critical access hospitals, 10 small hospitals, 8 urban hospitals, clinics, and public health departments throughout Montana were targeted as sites for Cafe Grad School to visit. The specific aim of this study was to pilot test the usefulness of taking information about nursing graduate school opportunities and nursing research projects directly to rural and urban nurses. Design/Background/Rationale: Cafe Grad School was conceived in spring 2003 by faculty with the purpose of promoting the graduate program through informal faculty discussion with potential graduate students about the graduate nursing program options and to disseminate the College of Nursing's ongoing research for rural nurses. The faculty was able to network with nurses, offering support and eliciting nurses' perceptions and insight into healthcare issues. Methods/Description: Cafe Grad School was mobilized utilizing wide format (36" x 72") roll-out posters outlining graduate options and how to apply. College of Nursing research projects were displayed for one week. Faculty were available for dialogue during a MSU-sponsored box lunch on the initial and final day of the display. Findings/Outcomes: Initial findings indicate that bringing information directly to busy staff nurses is well received. Conclusions: This project, which began in the spring of 2005, is still in process. Nurses evaluate the presentation through an online survey. Results to date have been favorable regarding Cafe Grad School posters. Applications for graduate school have increased since using this format.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-27T11:45:53Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-27en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-27T11:45:53Z-
dc.conference.date2006en_US
dc.conference.nameCNS Leadership: Soaring to New Heightsen_US
dc.conference.hostNACNS - National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialistsen_US
dc.conference.locationSalt Lake City, Utah, USAen_US
dc.descriptionConference theme: CNS Leadership: Soaring to New Heights, held March 15-18, 2006 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USAen_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.en_US
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