Nursing Doctoral Student Organization

Systematic Reviews Made Easy with Rayyan

A review of the literature is one of the most intense projects you will work on as a PhD student. You’ll likely have to sift through hundreds of articles, determine whether they meet the inclusion criteria for your review, and, if not, determine the reason for exclusion. The review process can be overwhelming without an […]

Dec 1, 2023

Academic Phrasebank

Writing is hard. It takes a lot of reading, practice, time, and feedback to develop solid writing skills. Writing is also of paramount importance to disseminating nursing science! If you find yourself writing and thinking to yourself “There must be another way to say what I’ve already written 500 times,” then this is for you! […]

Sep 5, 2023

Zotero 101

So you got into graduate school. You’re thinking since you had decent writing skills and was pretty good at following the APA guidelines for your undergrad papers you won’t have a difficult time figuring out the citation piece of your graduate level papers. Fast forward to your first big research paper. You now have over […]

Feb 16, 2023

Scholarships and Funding

By Abbey Klein, Phd Candidate, BSN, RN Tips for applying for scholarships: Scholarships are available through many sources. You can apply for institutionally-granted scholarships through the MyRecords portal in the spring. You can also apply for external scholarships through sites like Scholly, which helps match your profile with scholarships that you may qualify for. […]

Feb 7, 2023

Design A Research Poster They Will Actually Read

Hello! If you are reading this, there is a chance you are freaking out about designing a poster for an upcoming scientific conference. Maybe not freaking out, but at least feeling a sense of unease? You’re a scientist, not an artist. Right?  I’m here to help! Even though I am a registered nurse working on […]

Jan 11, 2023

Welcome New PhD Students!

We are so excited to welcome our newest cohort in the PhD program! Read about these students and their research interests below. Lauren Longacre, RN, BSN Lauren has a diverse educational experience. She graduated from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Bachelor’s of Arts in French. She completed her BSN […]

Jan 10, 2023

The Imposter Phenomenon

Understanding and Managing the Expression of The Impostor Phenomenon (AKA Impostor Syndrome)  By Sarah Bentley, LMHP Behavioral Health Counselor When first asked to write on Impostor Syndrome, I wondered if I was the right woman for the job. I hadn’t heard the term until I started at UNMC about three years ago.  My initial […]

Nov 14, 2022

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