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Beta Zeta Chapter at Large of Sigma Theta Tau International And The University of Massachusetts, Amherst School of Nursing Present: Scholarship Day 2013.

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1 Beta Zeta Chapter at Large of Sigma Theta Tau International And The University of Massachusetts, Amherst School of Nursing Present: Scholarship Day 2013 With keynote speaker Karin Reuter-Rice PhD, CPNP-AC, FCCM Traumatic Brain Injury Research: What Do We Really Know? Wednesday, April 10, :00 am -3:30 pm The Log Cabin 500 Easthampton Road Holyoke, MA Karin Reuter-Rice PhD, CPNP-AC, FCCM Dr. Karin Reuter-Rice is an assistant professor in the Duke University School of Nursing and School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. She holds faculty appointments in the Duke Institute of Brain Science as a Volunteer Scientist appointment and is a 2012 Fellow of the NIH-National Institute of Nursing Research Summer Genetics Institute. She is experienced in developing and conducting innovative clinical translational research studies that aim to understand the human response to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and change the way we study this devastating pediatric injury. In addition to significant contributions she is making in teaching and service, her program of research is centered on the use of biomarkers to identify cerebral vasospasm, understand their relationship with post-TBI ischemia and neuronal cell demise, and define the contributing environmental factors related to health disparity in underserved populations. Donna Polverini, MS, RN American International College Nursing Division 1000 State St. Springfield MA 01109

2 Program Objectives At the end of the program the participant will be able to:  Describe current areas of research in: Concussion; Post-concussion syndrome (PCS); Second impact syndrome (SIS); Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE); and Cerebral Vasospasm.  Examine the use of biomarkers and genetic studies to uncover possible predictors of brain injury.  Identify novel approaches used in pediatric traumatic brain injury research. Contact hours have been applied for. To successfully complete this educational activity and receive continuing education credit, the participant must : Sign in, complete & submit an evaluation form and remain for the entire program. If you have questions please contact : Donna Polverini (413) Please bring a non perishable food item to donate to the Food Banks of the Providence Ministries in Holyoke, MA Scholarship Day 2013 Agenda 7:45 Registration 8:00-8:45 Continental breakfast & Poster session 8:45 Opening Remarks: Karen Rousseau MS, RN, President, Beta Zeta at Large 9:00-10:15 Keynote Address Karin Reuter-Rice PhD, CPNP-AC,FCCM Traumatic Brain Injury Research: What Do We Really Know? 10:30 am-11:00 am Poster break session 11:00-12:30 Morning research presentation session 12:30-1:30 Networking luncheon 1:30-1:45 Poster session 1:45- 3:15 Afternoon research presentation session 3:15-3:30 Closing & evaluation 3:30 -Beta Zeta Chapter Meeting NURSING SCHOLARSHIP DAY 2013 Pre-Registration Complete and mail your registration with a check payable to Beta Zeta Chapter to: Donna Polverini, MS,RN American International College Division of Nursing 1000 State Street Springfield, MA Please Register by April 3, 2013 to avoid a late fee Name: _________________________________ Address: _________________________________ Phone: _______________________________ _ Employer/School ______________________________ _______________________________ Please Check appropriate box:  $ registration fee for Unlicensed student  $ registration fee for licensed student  Members of Beta Zeta at large $  $ registration fee for non members, late registration, or registration at the door.  Check or money order via mail. Cash at door, no credit cards accepted.


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