The purpose of the writing workshop is to promote the submission of scholarly work for publication. The workshop is intended for Seattle Children’s Hospital nurses and other health professionals who have a completed QI, EBP, research or other scholarly work and are ready to publish the findings. The workshop is designed for novice authors. 

Award Details

Funding

  • Financial support is provided for clinical nurses attending the workshop. Nurses will receive regular pay for attendance time. 
  • Mentorship support is available and provided by the nurse researcher (or designee). 

Allowable Costs 

  • Nurse author salary time while attending the workshop
  • Direct costs related to publishing are not supported.

Workshops

Selected participants must agree to attend three workshop sessions held on: 

  • Monday, February 6, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, March 13, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be Seattle Children’s nurses, working in any area of the hospital including inpatient, ambulatory and regional clinics, or other health professionals. Clinical nurses (direct care staff), leadership and advanced practice nurses are eligible to apply. 
  • The project that will be published must be completed. Limited statistical support may be provided to assist in presenting analysis and findings. 
  • Projects that have already been presented as an abstract, poster or podium presentation will receive priority.
  • Applicants must be in good standing within their department.
  • Applicants must seek approval from their director (signature required).
  • Applicants must work with the nurse researcher. They may work with other colleagues and mentors as well, but the nurse researcher will oversee the process and review the draft manuscript prior to submission.
  • Applicants are expected to complete and submit the manuscript by June 1, 2017.

Key Dates

  • Application deadline: December 10, 2016 (Deadline has been extended; Original deadline was December 1)
  • Notification: January 5, 2017

Application Process

  1. Review the Nursing Writing Workshop Program Overview (PDF).
  2. Download and complete the Nursing Writing Workshop Application (DOCX).
  3. Send a draft of your application to Teresa Bui, Nursing Research Program coordinator, at least three weeks prior to the application deadline. She will assist you in the development of your application. 
  4. Email completed application materials as one single PDF or Word document to the Nursing Research Program by the application due date.