ITNS Research Grant Guidelines
The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) is pleased to announce the availability of one additional $2500 research grant. The purpose of this grant is to encourage qualified ITNS members to advance the body of transplant knowledge.
The purpose of this grant is to encourage qualified ITNS members to advance the body of transplant knowledge. This grant may be used to support research projects, a systematic review of the literature, a meta-analysis, a quality improvement initiative or a program evaluation project.
Grant application guidelines:
* Grants are available to current ITNS members only.
* Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval document (as appropriate) must be submitted with the application
* Data collection must NOT have begun prior to awarding the ITNS grant.
* Grant funds can be used to support any phase of the research process (e.g., data collection phase, data analysis phase, presentation of findings at the ITNS Annual Symposium.)
* Grant funds may not be used for salaries, indirect costs, or computers.
* ITNS funding cannot be obtained for a research project that is already 100% funded from another source. However, a request can be made to ITNS for funding to expand or enhance a currently funded project.
* ITNS grant recipients are required to present their findings at an ITNS Annual Symposium
* Click here for the grant application.
* Submit grant applications to the ITNS Research Director: Laura A. Taylor, PhD RN ANEF by e-mail
If you have any questions about the ITNS Research Grant, please contact ITNS Research Director, Laura A. Taylor, PhD RN ANEF by e-mail
Congratulations to our Research Grant Recipients!
The ITNS Research Committee is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2016 ITNS research grants. ITNS is confident the following studies will be a significant congribution to the field of transplantation.
Mark's proposal is titled “Determining Predictors of In-home Internet Access and use of Personal Health Record (PHR) Systems in an Urban End Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD)/Post-kidney Transplant Popuilation in the United States.” Mark presented his findings at the 2016 ITNS Annual Symposium in Pittsburgh.
Tara's proposal is titled “The Use of Mobile Technology in Kidney Transplant Patients”. The purpose of this study is to explore how mobile technology apps are used among kidney transplants recipients for self-management of care. This study aims to be completed in December of 2017.
Dami's proposal is titled “Self-Management of Liver Transplant Recipients”. Thus, the purpose of this cross-sectional descriptive study is to document the behaviors and activities equired for self-management after LTx and explore how factors including selfefficacy, cognition, and HISB are related to self-management. Findings from this study will advance nursing science by providing a more comprehensive understanding of self-management following LTx. Moreover, findings from this study will assist transplant nurses and other healthcare providers to help patients improve their self management. This study aims to be completed in May of 2017.
Dianne LaPointe Rudow
Dianne's proposal is titled “Identification of Educational Needs and Determination of What Matters to Those Considering Live Kidney Donation”. The purpose of this pilot project is to explore the educational needs of persons considering being a living kidney donor in order to make a fully informed choice about live kidney donation (LKD). This study aims to be completed in June/July of 2017.