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McNeese Hosts South Louisiana Nursing Research Day

The South Louisiana Intercollegiate Nursing Research Day will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the SEED Center at McNeese State University. This event is hosted by the Kappa Psi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International in partnership with McNeese’s College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Nursing education, primary care and acute care are among the topics to be presented by nursing faculty from six area universities. Twenty poster presentations by undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty will also be on display.

Keynote speaker is Dr. Kathleen Stevens, the Castella Endowed Professor and director of the Improvement Science Research Network at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Stevens created the STAR Model of Knowledge Translation and is very active in translational science through her work with her university’s Academic Center for Evidence-based Practice.

Participants can earn five nursing contact hours through the college’s continuing education program.

Cost is $60 for Sigma Theta Tau members, $75 for non-members and $30 for students who register online at southlouisianaresearch.com. There will be an additional $10 on-site registration fee.

For more information, contact Dr. Ann Warner, event coordinator, at 337-475-5831, or by email at awarner@mcneese.edu.

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at cdo@mcneese.edu.