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Nominations for Phil Yu mentoring award extended

Greetings everyone! We are extending the application for the nominations to the Phil Yu mentoring award. Click here to view the guidelines and selection criteria. We look forward to your nominations.Final deadline is on February 8, 2015.

Call for Rapid Abstract for the 2015 AAPINA conference

Please click here to view rapid call for abstracts for the upcoming 2015 AAPINA conference on March 27 - 28, 2015.Deadline for rapid abstract submission is on February 14, 2015, 5 pm (PST).

Yu (Philip) Xu Mentoring Award

The 2015 Yu (Philip) Xu Mentoring Award is now open to current AAPINA members. Deadline for the application is January 25, 2015. The award will be presented at the Spring Annual AAPINA conference.Click here for more information.

2015 AAPINA Sholarship Application Now Open

The Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) is pleased to award $1000 to one of its members pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate nursing degree. The purpose of this scholarship is to support nursing education for AAPINA members and thus, enhance the contribution of our membership in achieving AAPINA's core mission. Click here or on Scholarship Application Above to view the eligibility requirements and download the application form. Application deadline is January 25, 2015.

Announcing the First Issue of the "Asian Pacific Island Nursing Journal," AAPINA's Official Journal

This is to announce that the Official Journal of the Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) will be published by Sage Publications, Inc., titled Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal, a peer-reviewed open access journal with quarterly publications.

Okura Foundation Seeking Mentors and Fellow Mentees

Deadline is January 15, 2015. Through a grant funded by the Okura Foundation we are seeking  six mentors from members with expertise in psych-mental health nursing. and 12 fellows interested in studying mental health issues in Asian Pacific Islander communities. If you are not a member you can join NOW and be eligible. If you are interested click here to view and download the criteria for more details.

Reminder to Submit Abstracts for 2015 Nursing Conference

Reminder to submit your abstracts for podium, poster, or symposia presentations for the 2015 Nursing Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Click here for more details. Deadline to submit the abstract is November 16. Top 10 selected abstracts will be invited to submit full article for consideration to be published in the Asian Pacific Island Nursing Journal (APN)

Call for Abstract - 12th Annual AAPINA Conference (March 27 - 28, Las Vegas, NV)

Next Year's theme is "Protecting the Health of Diverse and Vulnerable Communities: Self and Symptom Management." Deadline to submit abstract is on Sunday, November 16, 2014, 5 pm (PST). Click here to download and view  the instructions for the abstract format. Abstracts should be submitted to Nada Lukkahatai, Ph D, RN, chair of the Abstract Committee be careful to follow the instru

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