CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 5th Annual Evidence-Based Practice & Research Conference

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 5th Annual Evidence-Based Practice & Research Conference

NorthBay Healthcare is excited to announce its 5th Annual Evidence-Based Practice and Research Conference.  This year’s theme is “A Bridge to the Future: Innovation and Technology for Healthcare Improvement.”  The event will be held on Friday, August 24th at the NorthBay Healthcare’s Green Valley Administration Center.  The keynote speakers this year is Dr. Chris Furmanski, Partner, Virtual Ventures and former Director of Innovation, Stanford Health Care.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

We are accepting abstracts of completed work.  This is a great opportunity to share the important work that you are doing at your organization.  The 4 categories for abstract submission are:

  • Research Study
  • Evidence-Based Practice Projects
  • Quality Improvement/New Innovations
  • Student Capstone Projects

 

Submissions are due on Friday, May 18th.  Visit www.NorthBay.org/conference to find the program description and learning objectives.  You can download the abstract submission guidelines and find out additional information on this year’s conference.

On behalf of our EBP & Research Council, we look forward to seeing your abstracts soon!

For more information, contact Elisa Jang from NorthBay Healthcare directly: ejang@northbay.org

2018 KPAAPA Scholarship deadline is Wednesday, April 18

2018 KPAAPA Scholarship deadline is Wednesday, April 18

Please share this opportunity with anyone who may be interested.

The Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from high school students who are scheduled to graduate in spring 2018. Scholarships are also available for nursing students and medical students attending schools in Northern California. KPAAPA provides scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential.

In the last five years alone, KPAAPA has awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships. In 2018, KPAAPA has eight scholarships available.

Applications are being accepted online at https://aim.applyists.net/KPAAPAssociation/

Online applications must be submitted by April 18, 2018. Winners will be notified in June 2018.

Scholarship funds will be distributed in August 2018. The funds will be made payable to the college, university, trade, or technical school the winners will attend in the fall.
Please share this flier and FAQ with anyone who may be interested in the KPAAPA scholarship opportunity. Thank you for helping to spread the word!

Have questions?
If you have questions about the scholarship application see the FAQs, visit http://www.applyists.com/contact-us/contact-us-customer-care/, or email Misty Spencer.

The following Kaiser Permanente business resource groups also offer scholarships:

Nurse Scholars Academy Aims to Improve Patient Care

Nurse Scholars Academy Aims to Improve Patient Care

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Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s academic partnership program is less than two years old, but already its participants are seeing positive results. Read about two Kaiser Permanente frontline nurses who are working toward their Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and say the program is helping them to become better nurses, better leaders, and better people.

Read the full story at https://lookinside.kaiserpermanente.org/nurse-scholars-academy-aims-improve-patient-care/

Nursing Report 2016

Nursing Report 2016

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A new report, produced by Northern California Patient Care Services under the leadership of Regional Chief Nurse Executive Theresa Brodrick, RN, highlights many of the accomplishments that region’s hospital nursing achieved in 2016. This engaging and informative publication is now available online. Read about the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery project, medical center-driven initiatives to improve the care experience for patients, the Nurse Scholars Academy’s mission to support nurses’ professional growth, and much more.

Click here to download and read the 2016 Nursing Report

Northern California Nursing Research – January 2017

Northern California Nursing Research
Bimonthly Lunch & Learn Webex Meeting

Date: January 10, 2017
Time: 12 PM to 1 PM PST
Location: WebEx (see event page for details)

How I Use Social Media to Enhance Engagement of Individuals in Their Healthcare

Guest Presenter:

Tanya Scott, DHL, MHR, RN, CHTS-CP, CHTS-PW, CPHIMS
Interim Director, Maternal Child Health, KP-Modesto Medical Center

Dr. Tanya Scott is a nurse executive specializing clinically in Women’s Health/High-Risk Obstetrics and administratively in Nursing Informatics Healthcare Information Technology Design and Development.

Dr. Scott received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (1992) from East Carolina University and a Masters of Human Relations with an emphasis in Multicultural Organizational Development and Business Management from the University of Oklahoma in 1998 where she was recognized as the Walter Mason Graduate Student of the Year, Graduate Student Leader and Graduate Student Service Award honoree. In 2010, she was honored with a Doctorate in Humane Letters from the Eastern Theological Seminary University for her health care mission and service work in the U.S., Guatemala, Africa, and Cuba.

Dr Tanya Scott

To find out more information about this meeting check out the event page

Northern California Nursing Research – November 2016

Northern California Nursing Research
Bimonthly Q&A WebEx Meeting

The bimonthly Northern California Nursing Research meeting for November 2016 will be held:

  • Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Location: WebEx (see event page for details)

FEATURING: WHITE HOUSE CULTURE OF HEALTH BREAKTHROUGH LEADER IN NURSING

Monica R. McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN
Assistant Professor, Family Health Care Nursing Department
University of California – San Francisco
Associate Director foe Community-Engaged Research of the Pre-Term Birth Initiative – California

To find out more information about this meeting check out the event page.

Northern California Nursing Research – September 2016

Northern California Nursing Research
Bimonthly Lunch & Learn Meeting

The bimonthly Northern California Nursing Research meeting for September 2016 will be held:

  • Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Location: WebEx (see event page for details)

ENCORE PRESENTATION: USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO CONDUCT NURSING RESEARCH AND EBP

Guest Presenters:

Candace W. Burton, PhD RN AFN-BC AGN-BC FNAP
Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar Alumna
Assistant Professor
Program in Nursing Science, School of Nursing
University of California, Irvine
Irvine CA

Kathleen Mullen, PhD RN
Qualitative Nurse Researcher: Hospital Nursing Work/Life Balance
Patient Care Coordinator/RN Case Manager
Kaiser Permanente-San Rafael Medical Center, Emergency Department
San Rafael, CA

To find out more information about this meeting check out the event page.

Get exclusive discounts, grants, and other benefits at Capella University

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Get exclusive discounts, grants, and other benefits at Capella University

Our partnership between Kaiser Permanente and Capella University means big savings for you as you pursue your educational and career goals. Get a $2,000 grant for a graduate certificate in nursing or a $5,000 grant on select degree programs. You’ll also get a 10% tuition discount and have access to free nursing and professional development webinars.

Explore all of your educational possibilities at Capella.edu/KaiserPermanente.

Happy Nurses’ Week From Us

It is Nurses’ Week! Thank you for your excellent care!

Here are the Nurses’ Week Greetings from some of our Northern California Leaders.

Nurses' Week Greeting from Janet A. Liang, Chief Operating Officer, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Nurses’ Week Greeting from Janet A. Liang, Chief Operating Officer, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

 

Nurses' Week Greeting from Theresa Brodrick, Regional Chief Nursing Officer, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Nurses’ Week Greeting from Theresa Brodrick, Regional Chief Nursing Officer, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

 

Nurses' Week Greeting from Priscilla Javed, Regional Director of Nursing Professional Practice and Jim D'Alfonso, Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Nurse Scholars Academy

Nurses’ Week Greeting from Priscilla Javed, Regional Director of Nursing Professional Practice and Jim D’Alfonso, Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Nurse Scholars Academy