Call for ASTNA Publications Committee
The Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association is looking for members to be on our Publications Committee. Below are the position description and requirements.
The Publications Committee shall consist of six (6) members (including a Chair and Chair-Elect), representative of different geographic regions and of different specialty areas within critical care transport. In addition, a member of the ASTNA Board of Directors will be assigned as a liaison to the committee. Members shall be appointed by the ASTNA Board of Directors for a term of 3 years, for a maximum of two (2) terms.
To provide advice and guidance to the ASTNA Board of Directors on the financial and editorial strategies of existing and proposed publications (both print and digital) needed to fulfill goals of ASTNA’s Strategic Plan and to identify publication trends and developments in critical care transport. The committee also provides general oversight of ASTNA publications, including development of relevant publication policies, recommendations for publications cycles, and identifying and appointing editors for publications.
The committee meets twice yearly, once prior to the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) and once prior to the Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference (CCTMC), and via teleconference as needed.
Current ASTNA Member
Active involvement in critical care transport nursing
Publications or educational content development experience
Exposure to publications finances, marketing, and manufacturing methods preferred
Ability to attend committee meetings and teleconference meetings
Coordinates ASTNA publishing activities
Recommends editors to the Board of Directors for ASTNA publications
Oversees regular assessments of ASTNA publications
Advises and assists the Board of Directors with setting publishing priorities
Identifies and maintains publishing standards for ASTNA publications
Promotes and encourages research and publication in topics of interest to ASTNA members
Please contact the ASTNA office for an application. Applications and resumes are due via email to the National Office at firstname.lastname@example.org April 10, 2015.
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If you missed last year’s highest attended Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference you won’t want to miss out on this year’s conference! Please join us April 20th - April 22nd, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to the educational sessions there will be several opportunities for you to learn, network and have fun. ASTNA will be having a 5K walk/run to honor our fallen colleagues and support their loved ones, on Monday morning at 9:00am. Sign up for this and other events today!
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555 South McDowell Street
Charlotte, North Carolina ($149/night) Call 704-372-4100 or 1-800-325-3535
Group code: 2015 Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference or Air Medical Physicians Association
Reservation deadline is March 9, 2015 to receive conference rate.
SPECIAL CONFERENCE EVENTS
- TraCER Review Course - Friday/Saturday April 17-18, 2015
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- IAFCCP Tim Hynes Golf Outing Sunday, April 19, 2015
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- ASTNA’s Walk/Run with an Angel - Monday, April 20, 2015
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- Tim Hynes Foundation Silent Auction, Sunday thru Tuesday April 19-21, 2015
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Call for Program Ambassadors
ASTNA is always looking for members who wish to be involved in the life and business of our great , dynamic association. Presently, we are looking for 6 members who would like to be involved with our membership boost initiative. If you have been wanting to get involved, are energetic and enthusiastic, please e-mail us your contact details as well as your program affiliation to email@example.com.
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Call for Abstracts
Lauri Bolton, MD
Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference – April 20-22, 2015
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference (CCTMC) will once again feature a Scientific Forum with poster presentations of original scientific research. Poster presentations will be formally judged during the conference on April 22nd and an Outstanding Research Award will be bestowed to the best research presentation. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Air Medical Journal. Abstracts presented at other meetings during 2014-2015 will be considered. If abstracts have been published prior they will not be republished in the Air Medical Journal. Our goal is to nurture and provide an appropriate forum for research in air medical transport.
Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2015
5:00 p.m. EST
Abstracts must be sent as E-mail attachment in MS Word format (Macintosh or Windows) without names or institutions listed. Objective, methods, results and conclusion sections should be included, 3200 maximum number of characters allowed (including spaces). Use single line spacing. Leave one line of space between paragraphs. Left justify all text. Word documents should have 1 inch margins, and text in Times font, 12 point size. Please use the “word count” feature under “Tools” in Word. The E-mail cover should list names of participants in the study, institutional affiliations, funding sources, and identify the person who will present the poster at the conference*. In addition, the E-mail cover must state whether or not the abstract has been or will be presented and/or published prior to April 2015. The reference must be supplied. Submissions should be sent to Dr. Lauri Bolton at Lauri.firstname.lastname@example.org and must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on March 20, 2015.
*Travel expenses are not covered for those presenting the abstract(s) at CCTMC.
Exhibitor Opportunities for 2015 CCTMC - Charlotte, North Carolina
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