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Sigma Theta Tau-AACN Clinical Care Grant

To provide funding to RNs who wish to conduct research directly related to the priorities of AACN.

Amount Awarded: $10000

Number Awarded: 1 each year.

Deadline: September of each year.

Eligibility: RNs who are current members of the association may apply for these grants. They must propose to conduct research on a topic that the AACN has identified as a priority for clinical practice: incorporation of research findings into critical care nursing practice; levels of nursing competence and the effect on patient outcomes; occupational hazards; ethical issues related to initiation, maintenance, and withdrawal of life support technology; patient care delivery models for critical care; collaboration and communication among health care professionals; and role of critical care nurses in decisions regarding resuscitation status of critically ill patients. The proposed research may be used to meet the requirements for an academic degree. Preference is given to Sigma Theta Tau or AACN members.

Contact Information:
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Attn: Department of Research
101 Columbia
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Fax: 949/362-2020