Collaborative Members form the following teams and
meet monthly to plan each annual conference:
- Call for
attention is paid to detail related to the decorations,
surroundings and food.
- Five senses are engaged – sight, smell, sound, touch,
annual conference has offered additional learning
opportunities such as a limited seating luncheon
roundtable to talk up close and personal with various
presenters and the use of themes to wrap the conference
activities around such as the history of nursing and a
display of two nurse historians' memorabilia on
building sessions are incorporated into each conference.
- Searching the Literature
- Quantitative and Qualitative
- Outcomes research
- Research Statistical methods
- Applying RU into daily practice
conference topics are applicable to the daily practice of
nursing from many different specialties.
free of charge to nursing students and staff from the
Alliance Organizations or at a minimal charge if not a
member of the Alliance.
clinical expertise of nursing staff with the research
expertise of faculty and promotes increased collaboration
between clinical practice and academia.
- Evaluations are obtained from all
participants and reviewed by the Alliance members and this
feedback is incorporated into plans for the next
- Contact Hours are offered for each
poster and paper presentation often incorporate the findings
presented at the Research Roundtables and the Author
place for beginning staff, students and researchers to
present their findings.
staff nurses’ interest and participation in the research
at the conferences has increased by 100% since the first
conferences have led to the growth of the Alliance
membership and the development of our web site and