· Trip to Coasta Rica
o May 1 – May 21st, possibly the 2nd – 9th; or 9th -16th International service trip, Nursing care, triage, pharmacy, etc. Increasing nursing cultural competance
o Hoping to start early, a different company, better rates
§ $2100 - $2200
§ More time to fundraise and get funds
§ Payment plan
§ $1205 for company that we go with – security, food, transportation in country, hotels, etc.
· Half down – upfront $600
· Remainder due within the last 2 months before trip
§ Reserve flights $500 - $600 depending
· Downpayment within the next 2 months – NON REFUNDABLE
§ Travel Insurance - $50 through global engagement center
§ Responsible for your own dinner, $250 - $350 depending
§ Your own passport $60 - $80 depending
§ Immunizations – Nurses that can give shots, and supplies or health dept
§ Customs fees - $10
§ 15 minimum people
o Possibility to work with a group from at risk teenager home – shore up numbers, physician, PA, see more patients
o Always supervised
§ Nursing Student Priority First
§ Spouses a possibility
§ Nurses from the community
o 8 times semester/1 activity Level 1 – 3
o 4 times/1activity Level 4
o Total 28 meetings, 4 activities
o Will have to be updated in the bylaws
o Activity exceptions – case by case basis
§ Participation based on effort involved
§ Be there, or be REALLY supportive
· Homecoming Parade Float
o Level 1s in Charge
o Homecoming’s Past – Brainstorm
o 13 Sept 2014 - 1000
o 10 Year Anniversary Nursing Program
o Meet 100 W/200S give or take
o Candy Provided
§ Application due the 10th
o Truck/Trailer Volunteers
§ Aaron – Truck
§ Jazmyn (backup) – Trailer
o Monday 8 Sept – Planning Meeting/Creation Meeting
§ 1300/1pm Common Area
§ Level 2/3/4 – More times for planning/creation
o Participation – 2 of the 3
§ Walk the Day Of
Sandwiches, donuts and Kaplan Review Guest Speaker - Laura Brown email@example.com
If you are interested in getting the Kaplan Review (tool to assist in NCLEX-RN test prep) www.kaplannursing.com,
For more information on the NCLEX itself, visit: https://www.ncsbn.org/index.htm
Assessment vs Implementation - Assessment First
Physical vs Psychosocial - Maslow's Physical First
ABCs - ABCs first if it applies to the question, bleeding can trump breathing, dependent on situation.
Basic Care Needs Drive for Utah Foster Care - Notebooks, deodorant, toothbrushes, hair care products, etc - Available in Nursing Office
Get into groups and talk about coordination for 5K - Last minute to get it in gear!
Thanks for all the support and help, almost there, people!
5K Show Time 0740 - End time approx 1100 - 1200 Running to Save Lives 2014 – 5K
Sign ups ongoing – friends and family welcome
Founder’s Day Celebration Volunteers Needed! Credit for Volunteer Hours – talk to your teachers
o Open to people that have donated to the university
o Looking for SUU Students to help out –
§ SUU Clothing, Nursing Uniform – to represent the Nursing Dept
§ Organize 200 students to march in and line outside walls with thank you cards for donors
§ Pizza Dinner included
§ Report to Living Room Charwan Smith no later than 1845 and go till around 1930
· T-SHIRT Voting
o Running to save lives in purple – 6
o Running to save lives 2014 – multicolor – Everyone else
· Jackets and T-shirt order Level 3
o Jackets $45 – youth sizes available
§ Do not need to write down size today – put down phone# and try on next week
o Shirt $12 – youth sizes available
o Hoodie $25
o Pants $20
o $ DUE NEXT WEDNESDAY – or bring it in now to Callie before hand; Make Checks to: SUU Nursing
· 5K – Volunteer Sign Ups – Coordination and HELP Before AND the Day Of
o First Aid Station
o Sign in table
o Bake Sale Table – Tiffany McClure Committee Leader
o Clean up crew
o Water Station at Middle and End Point
o Packet Prep – T-shirt/bibs, etc.
o Prizes and Balloons Set Up
o Photography – Historian head committee – need help
o Time clock setup/help
§ Pick up & Return it
Update on 5K - We need donations from local businesses for race prizes - please make an effort and walk into a local business and ask! Great Community Hour Opportunity!
Level 3 Pinning Fundraiser: T-shirts, sweats, jackets are now being reserved - Please contact Callie Condie if you would like to reserve one. firstname.lastname@example.org
5K Website should be up and running by tomorrow if all goes as planned!
Special Guest - Heidi Schneider - Talking about Medical Humanitarian Trips
What You Need To Know
Project Hope: 120+ Countries: www.projecthope.com - Worldwide, some reservations required
One Nurse at a Time - www.onenurseatatime.org - Local and Worldwide
Scholarships available to help offset cost
Search their trips to match the experience you want
Religious or "Non" options available
2 Short Nursing Modules - Hum Nursing 101 and 102 with basic overall information and how to survive in a foreign country
International Service Learning - http://www.islonline.org/
ISL more for students
General students - not necessarily Nursing/Pre-med students
Social Justice Programs and other opportunities
Peace Corps - www.peacecorps.gov/volunteer
More of a job, less of a volunteer - Formal and Informal settings, targeted groups most affected by particular health issue
Outreach, social and behavior changes in public health, hygiene, water sanitation, HIV/AIDS - grass roots, basic hygiene and medicine
Several Months to a Year or Longer - Global
Red Cross - www.redcross.org - National and International Relief; Supplies, Medical help, Reconnecting during a Disaster
Supporting America's Military Families
Lifesaving Blood Donations
Health and Safety Training
Why Does Heidi Do It??
Loves Being a Nurse - the job, the connection, the blessings that should be shared
Awesome to use skills to make a huge difference in someone else's life
New and exciting opportunities to learn and travel
Costa Rica is Scrapped for this year, due to commitment and/or funding issues.
For Future Generations, we will be coordinating Grant Writer positions - possibly from Level 1 and 3 to help get federal grants to support the trip/operation.
5K Plans are progressing - you know your assignments, please keep working on them!
T-Shirt Graphic should be coming soon
Posters will be done by Friday
Still need donations for prizes - If you know any business that would be willing to donate a small or large prize for the races, please coordinate it over Spring Break.
Cherry Creek Radio will be promoting our 5K
If you know an RN that can help out with a movie set shoot - they need a licensed professional to be on hand for safety reasons. Contact Jacqueline Kent-Marvick for more info.
Camp Kesem Preview/Update - If you would like to get involved with Camp Kesem (supports families of Cancer Patients), please visit: http://campkesem.org/southern-utah/get-involved
They have an upcoming event - Make the Magic, Contact Evan Whipple for more information email@example.com
March 28 - Percentage Night
Hit up Sunny Boys, Quiznos or Costa Vida (possibly) to donate funds directly to the cause!
Interested in Donating Marrow to Help with Blood Disorders? Delete Blood Cancer will be sponsoring an event to screen for possible donors
March 18 & 19, 0900 - 1500 in the Sharwan Smith Center
Please contact Lacey for more info: 702-281-8904
Looking for Volunteers and we will be doing a sign-up soon! Also look for an upcoming email from Vikki!
Costa Rica Update - May 25 - Jun 3, 2014
Website is approved, should be up and running soon!
Potential Donors - Letters coming soon - Make a meeting and go in person!
Thank you photos and promo options!
Borderline with enough students to go on our own trip - IF YOU WANT TO GO, MAKE A DECISION NOW!
Applications will be done online - Down payment due March 7, you will be getting one credit (1) in International Nursing for the trip through the Global Engagement Center (GEC).
7 March - $285 (due to GEC)
21 March - First Half Due - $900
21 April - Second Half - $900
GEC - $300 (fee for the coordination, transportation in country, etc.)
Airfare - $500
Total Approx - $2885
Other Costs - Passport, Immunizations, Malaria Meds? - On your time at your cost, start now to avoid getting stranded at the airport!
Food and Souvenir Money - ??? ($200 - $500 recommended?); One meal/day (1/day) - will be your responsibility
Immunizations/Meds - Malaria Meds, Rabies Vac, HepA/B, Typhoid are recommended by CDC for those going outlying areas (us). You should have all the other routine vaccinations if you are in the Nursing Program.
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/costa-rica for more info.
Passport Fees - http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/information/costs.html#adult_first_time
$55 - $165 DEPENDING on your particular circumstance; Routine Processing is 4 - 6 WEEKS, IF they don't have any issues. IT CAN take longer, so start them NOW!!
Graphic Designer for T-Shirt Logo and Promotions - We Need A Theme!! Helping At Home and Abroad
Date is April 5th at Canyon Park Trail, registration that morning at 0800, start time 0900
Committees - Donations, Promotions, Snack/Bake Sale Table
Equipment!!! PE Building, Outdoor Center, Community Contacts?? Display Timer?
Website - Continue to Next Year? Subscription for Registration/T-Shirt purchase
Poster Design by the 10th of March - distributors needed
Donation Coordination from Businesses Needed for Prizes
Info or Suggestions: firstname.lastname@example.org
$423.95 Made at the last one! Yay!
5K will be either April 12th or 18th (hang ups on technicalities), Canyon Trail reservations
Looking for sign ups for people to help with Posters, Donations (prizes or $$), website - online sign up or at the day of the race
T-shirt designs needed; discount for early sign up.
Registration/Show Time around 8am, start time at 9am
Proceeds will be split up - 80% to Cancer/20% Costa Rica Trip
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - to assist with the race or medical tent, etc.
Level 3 - If you are running in the event (for extra credit) you may want to help in a supportive measure before the day of the race.
?'s - Amanda Roundy - (435)590-4170 or Callie Chesley (435)592-5755
Bake Sale Saturday at Lin's Marketplace 200 N Main St, Cedar
If you have baked goods you would like to drop off, give Aubrey Caldwall a call at (385) 208-9907
Costa Rica - getting the funding official, putting in some paperwork now.
Raffle!! Congratulations to Kori Evans on a cute pink shirt and candy to Aaron
We had great snacks. Donna Lister went over EDGE Project options. Don't forget the Festival of Excellence, we need assistance with set up and the like.
Community Service Hour Options:
* Covering First Aid Tent in first 2-3 weeks of Summer Games
* Usually starts 1st Saturday of June until end of June.
* Looking at April 12th for the day.
* Location- Canyon Trail
* First Aid Station
* Water Station
* Setting up/taking down
1. Individual Donations
a. If money is donated to website, it has to be for SUU for tax write off. Unofficially the money can be taken care of for individual students if arranged with Heidi.
2. Pictures in order to make presentations for fund raisers
a. Shelly has a Facebook page full of pics from Belize.
3. Bake Sale at Lin’s Feb. 22nd
a. Donate baked items
b. 9 AM til 2 PM
We nominated a Professor for the Board of Trustees Award of Excellence - for secrecy, it's not posted here. If you missed it and would like to vote, there is a silver box in the Nursing Office
Relay for Life Ideas - Friday May 16, 2014 @ Canyon View High School
Candle Lighting Ceremony
Fundraising - 5K (possibly a mud run, 1K for children, group rates, prizes for different age groups), bake sale with Emergency Expo for Level 1, obtaining sponsors (logo on banner perk).
Planning Meeting Thursday
Costa Rica Trip
Possible Fundraising - website option
Letters with SUU Letterhead
General vs Private Funding - Tax Deductible, Individual vs Group Donations - no fighting over "fund amounts"
General Head Count of Who is Going - 15-16, more than 12, we can plan our own trip
Heidi Schneider: email@example.com