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The Connection Issue 46: Topic: Nursing Research
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Newsletter Expiration Date: December 2017 1 Contact Hour

12/31/2016 to 12/31/2017
When: Saturday, December 31, 2016
Where: Online Educational Activity
United States

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Enduring Activity
Expiration Date: December 2017
1 Contact Hour ANCC

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Purpose Statement

The purpose of this activity is to encourage heart failure nurses to develop nursing research proposals and abstracts for publication.

1. Review the critical steps in developing a nursing research proposal.
2. Explore key considerations for obtaining resources and funding to support a research study.
3. Discuss helpful strategies for developing abstracts for publication.
4. Examine the abstract for an AAHFN research poster award winner.
5. Discuss lessons learned from an interview with an AAHFN research poster award winner (preferably a new nurse researcher).


Planning Committee
Kristen Sethares, PhD, RN, CNE
Anita Sherer, MSN, RN, PCCN 
Nora J. Brennan, RN, BSN

Planning committee members have no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this activity.

Corrine Jurgens, PhD, ANP
K Melissa Smith, DNP, ANP-BC
Cheryl Westlake, PhD,ACNS-BC 
Elizabeth Chin, PhD, RN
Jennifer Viveiros, PhD, RN, CNE 

Faculty members have no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this activity.

ANCC Accreditation Statement
This activity is provided by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN).

The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Commercial Support
There is no commercial support for this activity.

Requirement for successful completion
Read the issue in its entirety and the accreditation information below; the articles that have the education logo next to it are part of the enduring educational activity The Connection Issue 46 Topic: Research. Access the post test, successfully pass it with a minimal score of 70% and submit an evaluation and receive a certificate of completion. Participants who successfully complete this activity in its entirety will be awarded 1 contact hour. 

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