The purpose of this RIG is to advance the research and scholarship related to the practices, methods, theories, and outcomes in promoting self-care among nurses, healthcare providers, and patients. This RIG will address:
- Self-care in health, wellness and well-being
- Integrative and holistic self-care technologies
- The impact of self-care for the inter-professional health care providers, educators and their students
- The relationship and impact of self-care on symptom management and satisfaction of the patients and families the health care provider serves
- The influence of self-care on the organizations in which nurses practice and study, their ability to work well together
Who Should Join?
Nurse scientists, clinical scholars and students with an interest and commitment to advance self-care research, scholarship, and clinical practice.
Meet the RIG Leadership for 2019 – 2020
Linda Burdette, PhD, M.S.N., RN, APHN-BC
Carli Zegers, BSN, RN
Timiya Nolan, PhD, ANP-BC
Lenette Jones, PhD, ACNS-BC, RN
Denise Hershey, PhD, RN, FNP-BC,
2019-2020 RIG Awards
The Self-Care RIG is proud to announce the following award opportunities to the RIG membership:
Please be sure to visit the RIG Award submission site to nominate a fellow Self-Care RIG member today.
Opens: October 1, 2019
Closes: December 3, 2019
If the above link does not load quickly, you can access the RIG Award Nomination site by accessing the main MNRS conference submission site: mnrs.societyconference.com.
- Login using your email address and personal password.
- Click on the Submissions box.
- Access My Dashboard
- Submit RIG Award
If you continue to have issues, please be sure to call the Executive Office at 615-432-0098 or email email@example.com
2018-2019 RIG Awards
Overall/Long Term Goals
Our goals are to explore self-care practices and the breadth, depth, and rigor of this emerging body of knowledge. The RIG will provide a forum for developing research and scholarship that is translatable for nurses and other health care professionals. The work of the section will also address the efficacy of self-care practice to improve student and nurse well-being, nurse workforce retention, patient health outcomes, and healthcare cost effectiveness. The section encourages networking among educators, researchers, clinicians and students
- Enhance RIG communication
- Identify potential collaborators within the RIG
- Prepare for guaranteed symposium in 2020
- Continue to offer RIG Awards
- Offer mentorship to those who are interested
- Recruit new members
RIG Minutes/Meeting Summary
If you are interested in learning more about the Self Care RIG, please explore the minutes from the past meetings:
Self Care RIG minutes from the 2019 Annual Research Conference
Self Care RIG minutes from the 2018 Annual Research Conference
Self Care RIG minutes from the 2017 Annual Research Conference
Self Care RIG minutes from the 2016 Annual Research Conference