"Nurses leading to the future" 2009 TNF Scholarly Writing Contest.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: Foundations (Endowments) (Rites, ceremonies and celebrations)
Nurses (Rites, ceremonies and celebrations)
Pub Date: 12/22/2008
Publication: Name: Tennessee Nurse Publisher: Tennessee Nurses Association Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health care industry Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2008 Tennessee Nurses Association ISSN: 1055-3134
Issue: Date: Winter, 2008 Source Volume: 71 Source Issue: 4
Product: Product Code: 8043100 Nurses NAICS Code: 621399 Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners SIC Code: 8049 Offices of health practitioners, not elsewhere classified
Geographic: Geographic Scope: Tennessee Geographic Code: 1U6TN Tennessee
Accession Number: 191286525
Full Text: The Tennessee Nurses Foundation is sponsoring a scholarly writing contest for TNA members. A $1,000 award will be presented to the winner as part of the celebration of Nurses Week 2009.

Criteria:

1. Registered Nurse

2. TNA member

3. Paper is publishable as submitted.

Manuscript requirements:

1) Should be written on one of the following topics

* Nursing research--how you utilize your research in daily practice.

* How you demonstrate leadership in your daily practice no matter what the setting

* How you influence the use of evidence--based practice in the setting in which you work.

* Successful strategies to mentor and sustain the "new" nursing workforce.

2) Must not have been previously published.

3) Maximum of 10 pages (inclusive of references)

4) Double spaced, 10-12 point font.

A completed application must include:

1) All applicant contact information including email and TNA identification number.

2) Two (2) copies of the manuscript.

Deadline for submission: March 2, 2009. Submissions must be postmarked by this date. Fax submissions are not accepted.

Entries will be judged by blind review by selected nursing experts. The winner will be notified by certified mail.

Please mail submissions to TNF Scholarly Writing Contest 545 Mainstream Drive, Suite 405 Nashville, TN 37228-1296
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