Month: January 2010

Paul Ambrose Scholars Program

Paul Ambrose Scholars Program

 Request for Applications


 The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) would like to inform you of a valuable scholarship opportunity for students of the health professions.

APTR is now accepting applications for the 2010 Paul Ambrose Scholars Program (PASP).  PASP is the leadership program that stimulates interest in disease prevention, health promotion, and interprofessional collaboration among students of the health professions. This unique program provides scholarships for 40 to 50 students to attend a 3-day symposium in Washington, DC and conduct a funded community-based health education project in their community or at their institution. 

Please visit our website at to learn more about the Paul Ambrose Scholars Program and to access the online application.  For additional program information or questions regarding the application process, please contact Amy Doggett (202.463.0550, ext 123) or Emily Springer ( 202.463.0550, ext . 137). PASP Eligibility:Applicants must be a current student* in one of the following areas of graduate study within the US:

Dentistry (entering years 2-4 in fall 2010)

·  Allopathic Medicine (entering years 2-4 in fall 2010)

 ·  Osteopathic Medicine (entering years 2-4 in fall 2010)

 ·  Graduate Physician Assistant

  ·  Graduate Nursing 

 ·  Pharmacy (entering years 5 or 6 in a PharmD program in fall 2010)

 * Note: Students currently enrolled in public health programs or with graduate degrees in public health are NOT eligible. Applicants graduating in the spring/summer 2010 are NOT eligible.*Application Deadline — *February 8, 2010

 Applicant Notification — April 1, 2010 2010 Paul Ambrose Scholars Symposium — June 25-27, 2010


APTR-ODPHP Health Policy Fellowship Program

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) with support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), offers Health Policy Fellowships to eligible individuals in the public health field.

Selected Fellows will have training in health promotion, prevention, and health communication policy at the national level while contributing to ODPHP’s activities.

Applicant must have completed a graduate degree in communication, marketing, or public health.

For more information, please go to

Research Corner Hours

Have you been to the Research Corner yet?

Stop by WSL 107 for one-on-one assistance from a librarian.

Monday: 3:30-5:30pm

Tuesday: 11:30 am-1:30pm

Wednesday: 12:30-2:30pm

Thursday: 11:30am-1:30 and 2:30-4:30pm

Friday: 11:00am-12:30pm

See you there!

Library Hours for Winter 2010

Welcome back!

The Library Hours for Winter 2010  (January 6 – March 20, 2010)

Monday – Thursday  9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

January 15, 2010, Furlough Friday – CLOSED
January 18, 2010, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday – CLOSED
January 22, 2010, Furlough Friday – CLOSED
February 12, 2010, Furlough Friday – CLOSED
February 26, 2010, Furlough Friday – CLOSED
March 12, 2010, Furlough Friday – CLOSED
March 13, 2010, Saturday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

New Books for Nursing – Jan 2010

Avoiding common nursing errors  
Becoming a nurse educator : dialogue for an engaging career  
Fast facts for the ER nurse : emergency room orientation in nutshell  
Fat detection : taste, texture, and post ingestive effects  

Learning clinical reasoning  
Nursing research : methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice  
Assessment : an incredibly easy! pocket guide. 
Becoming a reflective practitioner  
Chemistry and physics for nurse anesthesia : a student centered approach  
Clinical nurse specialist handbook  
Critical thinking to achieve positive health outcomes : nursing case studies and analyses  
Essential calculation skills for nurses, midwives, and healthcare practititoners  
Glaserian grounded theory in nursing research : trusting emergence  
Lippincott’s nursing drug guide  
Narrative and stories in health care : illness, dying and bereavement  
Nurse’s personal preceptor. 
Official guide for foreign-educated nurses : what you need to know about nursing and health care in the United States  
Practice environment of nursing : issues & trends  
Professional issues in nursing : challenges & opportunities  
Research essentials : foundations for evidence-based practice  
Research for advanced practice nurses : from evidence to practice  
Sheehy’s emergency nursing : principles and practice