Montana State University
2014 International Rural Health & Rural Nursing Research Conference in Bozeman, Montana, USA on July 29-31, 2014

International Rural Health and Rural Nursing Research Conference

Please join us at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, USA, the gateway to Yellowstone National Park. The conference will focus on research, evidence-based practice, innovation, and education to promote the health of rural and remote populations.

The conference follows in the tradition of previous rural nursing and health research conferences held most recently in Binghamton, New York, USA; Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; and Albury, Australia. Nationally and internationally known researchers, practitioners, and educators from multiple disciplines whose focus is improving the health of rural people and communities are invited to participate.

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Keynote Presenters

Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN
Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rockville, Maryland, USA

Susan Wilburn, MPH, RN
Technical Officer
Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

Larry Gamm, PhD
Regents Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
School of Rural Public Health
Center for Health Organization Transformation
Texas A&M University Health Science Center
College Station, Texas, USA

Judith Kulig, PhD, RN
Professor and University Scholar
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge Alberta, Canada
North American Section Rural and Remote Health

Clarann Weinert, SC, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor Emerita
Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana, USA

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Continuing Education

This activity has been submitted to Montana Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Montana Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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Helen Jacobsen Lee Endowment for Rural Nursing Research

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We invite you to consider a contribution to the Helen Jacobsen Lee Endowment for Rural Nursing Research. The fund was established in 2003 for the purpose of engaging graduate and undergraduate nursing students, nursing faculty, and nursing alumni.


Yellowstone National Park Field Trip

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An optional field trip to Yellowstone National Park is scheduled for Thursday, July 31, 2014.
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Karen Cahill
Montana State University
Extended University

Phone: 866-540-5660
(toll-free within the USA and Canada)