2001 Annual Research Conference (Midwest Nursing Rese)

Venue: Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 02, 2001 End Date/Time: Mar 05, 2001
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MNRS. . .

Functions of MNRS
Membership Benefits
Research Sections
Invitation to Membership
Membership Application
Request for Information A Vital, Growing Organization
In 1975, a handful of nurses involved in a Department of Health and Human Services' research project -- the Nursing Faculty Research Development in the Midwest (NFRDM), planted the seeds that would grow into today's premier nursing research organization -- the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS).

Today, with more than 1,400 members, MNRS has moved to the forefront of promoting, disseminating and utilizing nursing research throughout the Midwest, profoundly influencing the enormous growth in quality and quantity of nursing research for more than 20 years.

Functions of Membership
To support, encourage and improve the quality of nursing research, MNRS members work to:
Promote the conduct of nursing research
Facilitate networking among nurse researchers
Provide mechanisms for dissemination of information regarding research methods and findings relevant to nursing
Foster the utilization of research findings
Encourage socialization and prepare students and new investigators for the role of nurse researcher
Promote the development of resources available to nursing research
Promote the image of nursing as a scientific discipline

Membership Benefits
MNRS offers members a multitude of opportunities to obtain information from top nurse researchers while networking with peers. Specific member benefits include:
The MNRS Annual Conference, the most important conference of the year for nurse researchers
Opportunities to submit abstracts for review for paper, symposia, and poster presentations at the annual conference
Opportunities to participate in MNRS Research Sections
Networking through the annual conference and MNRS Research Sections
MNRS Connections, the Society's informative newsletter
Notification of Society awards and grants
Reduced registration fees for conferences and workshops

Research Section Options
The Society offers membership in a variety of Research Sections. Each section consists of members who share common research interests. Sections meet at the annual conference and at other times of the year to create workshops and synthesis conferences designed to enhance methods and substantive areas of expertise, in addition to discussing the latest research in their respective areas.
Research Section activities are highlighted in each issue of the Society's newsletter, MNRS Connection.

When completing the membership application, please indicate the two sections that best match your interests. The research section number is indicated in red. Membership dues include up to three Research Section Memberships.

Research Section
Name Number
Acute Care 29
Addiction and Substance Abuse 27
Adolescent Health 10
Childbearing-Related Health 11
Chronicity 9
Curriculum and Education 13
Decision-Making 26
Ethnicity and Health 8
Family Health 1
Gerontological Nursing 3
Health Policy 20
Health Seeking Behaviors 4
Nursing Administration 23
Nursing Ethics Research 19
Nursing Informatics 28
Pain Management 5
Pediatric Nursing 18
Physiological Phenomenon 25
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing 22

Public Health/ Community Health/
Nurse Managed Centers 2
Qualitative Research 15
Research Utilization 30
Stress and Coping Research 12
Theory Development 17
Unitary Being Perspectives 24
Women's Health 7

Invitation to Membership
We invite you to become a part of our exiting growth, at a time when changes in healthcare delivery make nursing research more important than ever.
Membership in MNRS is open to all individuals both within and outside MNRS's 13-state Midwest region, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.

Students and retired nurses are eligible for regular membership status at reduced fees.

To receive more information about MNRS membership, complete the on-line information request form. To become a member, print out the membership application and mail it with your payment to:

P.O. Box 3781
Oakbrook, IL 60522


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