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Nursing Celebration Ball 2018

 

 

 

 

 

This annual event is organised by QMU Nursing staff and students and is an evening of celebration and recognition of student achievements. Please join us at Queen Margaret University on Friday 4th May 2018 at 6:30pm.

  • Programme
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  • Awards

6.30pm               Welcome Bubbles

 

7.10pm                Welcome Address
                            Professor Brendan McCormack

 

7.15pm               Dinner

                                          

8.30pm               Guest Speaker
                           Professor Tanya McCance 

 

8.45pm               Break

               

9.00pm               Presentation of Awards
                           Hosted by Professor Brendan McCormack

 

9.30pm               Raffle

 

10.00pm             Evening Entertainment
                           Disco 

 

1.00am               Carriages

Current QMU Staff: £30.00

Student Guests & Nominees: £30.00

QMU Staff: £45.00

QMU Staff Guests: £45.00

 

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James Thomson Award

Prize: Shield and £50

James Thomson is an anonymous donor

This prize will be awarded to a final year graduating student on one of the following: MSc programmes, BSc (Hons)/ BSc programmes and graduate certificate programmes, who has overcome difficult circumstances to achieve their ambition of an academic award. This award is nominated by academic staff that have known and supported the student during their programme.

 

Excellence in Research, Undergraduate

Sponsored by Professor Brendan McCormack (Head of the Division of Nursing)

Prize: Silver Salver

This prize will be awarded to an undergraduate student whose dissertation/work based learning project is innovative, achievable, and rigorous and reflects high quality skills of scholarship. The award is nominated by academic staff across the Division of Nursing who support students undertaking the honours project and selected by a panel of academics.

 

Excellence in Research, Postgraduate – best dissertation or research project.

Sponsored by Spire

Prize: Shield and £50

This prize will be awarded to a student who has completed and achieved a minimum of 70% or above in the NM 296 “Dissertation Project” module. Three eligible students will be shortlisted according to their grade and asked to write a 250 words max abstract of the research proposal. The award is selected by a panel of academics.

 

Queens Nursing institute- Scotland (QNIS) undergraduate/ pre-registration community nursing award

Prize: £50 and a free place at the Annual General Meeting and invitation to publish on QNIS website

QNIS seeks to identify and reward students who are inspired to pursue a career in community nursing at a very early stage. This prize is awarded to the individual who has demonstrated commitment to community nursing by focusing their learning on community nursing during the BSc Hons Nursing programme.   Students from any year can self-nominate- providing a short critically reflective account (not more than 500 words) demonstrating evidence of having expanded their learning in theory and/ or practice in relation to community nursing. The students’ PAT/ Module coordinator/ cohort manager or clinical supervisor endorses the account in relation to the evidence discussed. The award is selected by a panel.

 

Queens Nursing Institute- Scotland (QNIS) Post graduate/ post registration community nursing award

Prize: £100 a year, a free place at the Annual general meeting and award ceremony and invitation to publish on QNIS website.

This prize is awarded to a student who is undertaking MSc in Person Centred Practice Framework district nursing, health visiting or school nursing outcomes, or BSc Professional practice framework, MSc Professional and Higher Education which is enhancing community nursing practice.  Students are nominated by their Practice Teachers or Personal Academic Tutors. Nominees are invited to write a 300 word reflection/ blog critically discussing how they are enhancing community nursing in practice.  The reflections/ blogs   will be reviewed by the selecting body and a winner selected.

 

Linda Sydie Award

Linda Sydie was formerly Head of the Department of Nursing at QMU and a Health Visitor

Prize: £100

This prize will be awarded to a student who has completed the MSc PCP - health visiting or school nursing  outcome  and achieved  the highest aggregate mark overall in all the modules and received  a positive report from Practice Teachers.  This is a retrospective award.   The winner is selected by a panel from the top 5 highest mark students.

 

Hazel McCallum Memorial Prize

Hazel McCallum was formerly a lecturer in nursing at QMU and bequeathed an endowment to support the development of undergraduate students

Prize: £50

This prize will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated progress in academic and clinical performance over the four years of the BSc Hons Nursing programme. Students are nominated by a personal academic tutor or clinical supervisor and selected by a panel.

 

Hazel McCallum Memorial Bursary

Hazel McCallum was formerly a lecturer in nursing at QMU and bequeathed an endowment to support the development of undergraduate students

Prize: Up to a maximum of £400 will be available to a student every year.

This bursary is available to any student on the BSc (Hons) Nursing programme who wishes to further investigate an issue or aspect relating to nursing practice out with the programme time. Applicants write and submit a study proposal and successful bursary winners are selected by a panel.

 

The Dr Kathy Munro Award for excellence in supporting student learning in practice

Dr Kathy Munro was formerly Head of Division of Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Arts Therapies at QMU whose Doctoral studies focused on learning in practice.

Prize: Shield and £50

This prize will be awarded to a Mentor, Sign-Off Mentor or Practice Teacher who supervises students on a NMC approved Nursing programme and whose support has exceeded expectations. The successful prize winner will be nominated by a student who they have supervised. The successful nomination will be selected by a panel.

 

Ailsa Espie Overseas Partnership Award: Best overall performance of a student on the last year of study –undergraduate

Sponsored by Ailsa Espie

Ailsa Espie is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing and supports transnational education quality and development in the division of nursing at QMU

Prize: Signed textbook by Professor Brendan McCormack

The prize winner for this category will be on one of the following: BSc Professional Practice – Nursing (EASB, Singapore) , BSc (Hons) Nursing (BUE Egypt) , BSc (Hons) Nursing (AMC Greece) and have been nominated by their programme leader.   The successful nomination will be selected by a panel.

 

Best overall student of the year – undergraduate

Sponsored by Randolph Hill Care Group

Prize: Shield and £25

The successful prize winner will be the undergraduate student on the BSc Hons Nursing programme or the BSc Professional Practice framework who has achieved the highest aggregate mark in the modules in the Nursing programme

 

Best overall student of the year – postgraduate

Sponsored by Randolph Hill Care Group

Prize: Shield and £25

The prize winner will be on one of the following:

MSc Nursing, MSc Nursing (Community Health), MSc Public Health Practice, MSc Primary Care,(Until 2016) MSc PHE, MSc Palliative Care, MSc Person-centred Practice and who has achieved the highest aggregate mark in the modules in the post-graduate programmes listed above. The students who meet the criteria will be selected by a representative sub-group of Postgraduate Board of Study

 

Joan and Muriel Burnside award for care of persons living with dementia

Sponsored by Professor Jan Dewing (Sue Pembrey Chair of Nursing Director of The Centre for Person-centred Practice Research)

Joan and Muriel Burnside were:

The prize winner will be a student in year 3 and 4 who has submitted course work on person-centred dementia care and has contributed to the development of person-centred practice in a significant way.  Students nominate themselves for this award. The successful prize winner will be selected by a Panel connected to the division’s gerontological and dementia care pillar.

 

The students’ students award

Prize: A certificate and a nursing textbook.

The prize winner will be a student (one from each year group) who has been voted by their classmates.

 

 

 

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Event Details

Location Queen Margaret University Campus Queen Margaret University Drive Musselburgh EH21 6UU
Date & Time Start 04 May 2018
6:30pm End 04 May 2018
1:00am
Cost Please see main text for full details on tickets and payment
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