Interprofessional Poverty Simulation

The College of Pharmacy is hosting an interprofessional education event to learn about disparity within a community. Join them this Saturday, September 23rd at the School of Nursing from 9am to noon. For more information, please contact texaspovertysimulation@gmail.com

Poverty Simulation Flyer September 23rd 9am-noon

Posted in Events, Interprofessional, Volunteering

APA Workshop

Do you feel like you need more information on APA Formatting?

You’re in luck! The wonderful Dr. Julie Zuniga will be talking about how to properly format your work in APA style on September 27th, from 12-1pm in room 1.106.

Come learn more about the details of this writing style that you will be using throughout the rest of your graduate and professional careers!

Most importantly, we will have cookies from Tiff’s Treats!

APA Workshop Flyer September 27th 12-1pm

Posted in Events, Lunch and Learn, Research

Call for Graduate Poster Submissions

The University of Texas Libraries is hosting a Graduate Research Showcase in November. This poster session is an opportunity for UT graduate students from across the social sciences to practice presenting their work, to receive feedback about their research and to meet other graduate student scholars.

Both new posters and posters previously accepted at disciplinary conferences will be considered. Incomplete work is acceptable, but must include a research question and proposed methodology, at minimum.

Event Details:

  • November 3rd from 1:00-3:00
  • PCL Scholars Commons
  • Refreshments will be provided

Submissions can be made here by October 13th.
Questions can be directed to your subject librarian or jhedstrom@austin.utexas.edu

Posted in Events, Research

Benefit Concert in Support of Hurricane Harvey Relief

Benefit Concert Poster September 22nd 5pm-7pm

Join your peers at Scholz’s on September 22nd from 5pm-7pm for an evening of music, friends, and support. Cash donations accepted for UT’s Horn Raiser (https://hornraiser.utexas.edu/project/7565) fund for students affected by Hurricane Harvey. There will also be a collection of new underwear, socks, and tennis shoes. And don’t forget to take a look at the vendor items and the silent auction!

 

 

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10th Annual Texas Health Champion Award Ceremony

Jay Maddock, PhD, FAAHB will be the keynote speaker presenting Preventing obesity at the state and regional level: From Hawaii to the Southern United States.

September 14, 2017

5:00-6:00 PM Networking Reception

6:00-7:30 PM Award Ceremony

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas: Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity

4900 Mueller Blvd., Austin, TX 78723

Register Here

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Basic Disaster Life Support Course – 3 Year Certification and 7.5 CEUs

Saturday, September 30, 2017

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

1710 Red River Street, Austin, Texas 78701

There is space for 75 participants. Upon completion of the course, participants will be awarded a 3-year certification and 7.5 CEUs. Registration for the course is $50 and is non-refundable.

Register Now

The Basic Disaster Life Support™ (BDLS®) course is a 7.5 hour competency-based, awareness-level course that introduces concepts and principles to prepare health professionals for the management of injuries and illnesses caused by disasters and public health emergencies. The primary focus of the BDLS course is incorporation of an “all-hazards” approach to mass casualty management and population-based care across a broad range of disasters. Measures to ensure and enhance health workforce readiness are emphasized throughout the course. This includes a consistent and scalable approach to workforce protection and casualty management, as well as, mass casualty triage and fatality management.

For more information, please contact UTMedicalReserveCorps@gmail.com

Posted in Courses

Symposium: Brain Health in the Precision Health Era

This half-day mini-symposium will cover the span of brain health research from cellular level to full organism and will include rehabilitative research. Presentations from established and emerging scientists will include brief talks on models of traumatic brain injury, stroke, neurogenic communication disorders, cognitive functioning, vulnerabilities of the developing brain to trauma, and rehabilitation interventions.

Our speakers include:

Linda J. Noble-Haeusslein, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurology,
Dell Medical School
Department of Psychology,
College of Liberal Arts

Nicole Osier, PhD, RN 
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
Department of Neurology,
Dell Medical School

James Sulzer, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Cockrell School of Engineering

Maya L. Henry, PhD, CCC-SLP 
Assistant Professor
Department of Communication
Sciences and Disorders
Moody College of Communication

Andreana Haley, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology,
College of Liberal Arts

Heather Becker, PhD 
Research Scientist
School of Nursing

This is a free event, but registration is required to estimate the food and beverage service. A light breakfast will be served. Parking is available at the Thompson Conference Center for those who register for the event but you cannot have a UT hang tag visible.

RSVP Today

If you need accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Sharon Horner atchpr@nursing.utexas.edu or (512) 232-4702 no later than five (5) business days prior to the event.
Posted in Events

Data & Donuts: Workshops on Data Managment

Data & Donuts Ad

Posted in Events, Research

Free Yoga

Weekly Meditation and Yoga

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Southern Nursing Research Society: Call for Late Breaker, Student Poster and General Session Abstracts for the SNRS 32nd Annual Conference

Expanding Nursing Science in Population and Global Health

March 21 – 24, 2018

Sheraton Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

The Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference provides an opportunity for SNRS members to report ongoing and completed research as well as theoretical, conceptual, and methodological projects to colleagues.

The abstract submission site for students, late breaker posters and general session abstracts will open on September 5, 2017. Please review the student/late breaker poster and General Session submission guidelines, which contains important information and items that you will need prior to starting the abstract submission process. Reviewing this information in advance will greatly facilitate the submission process. 

The deadline for submissions is October 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., CT. The site will promptly close at 5 pm CT.  Please plan accordingly as there will NOT be an extension. (SNRS membership is NOT required at the time of abstract submission. However, SNRS membership is REQUIRED at the time of presentation, if you are selected.)

New for 2018 – As a result of feedback from the membership, the Board has approved and implemented a $25 submission fee for each abstract. Once payment is made you will receive a link to the submission site. Please understand that these payments must be processed by a staff member during normal business hours so you will not receive your receipt for payment with the abstract link and ability to upload your abstract until normal business hours. Please plan accordingly.

ENRS, MNRS, and WIN members may also submit abstracts documenting proof of membership. The SNRS member registration rates will also be available for ENRS, MNRS and WIN members.

Pre-conference Workshop Submission Reminder: The call for pre-conference workshops is ongoing through September 12th.  Don’t miss the deadline!  To submit your pre-conference proposal please click here.

Posted in Events, Research