Fonds PR4157 - The Nursing PhD Program: a Reality fonds

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The Nursing PhD Program: a Reality fonds

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    PR4157

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    • 1987-1991 (Creation)

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    0.3 m textual records
    23 photographs
    3 Videotapes [VHS]
    1 audio cassette

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    (1989-1990)

    Administrative history

    The Nursing PhD Program: A Reality (NPPR) was an ad hoc committee comprising Graduate Nursing Students. Its primary objective was to lobby for financial support for the establishment of a PhD Program in Nursing at the University of Alberta (UofA). In 1989, committee members, convinced of the necessity of doctoral preparation in nursing for the profession's advancement, initiated lobbying efforts to secure funding for the program. In addition to lobbying the University and the Provincial Government, members sought support from the private sector, including corporations, businesses, foundations, and individuals. The group remained active until approval and funding for the program was announced on December 21st, 1990.

    Custodial history

    The records were transferred to the Alberta Association of Registered Nurses Archives and Museum by Dr. Rodger in 1992. The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) donated the records to the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 2017.

    Scope and content

    The fonds consists of minutes and agendas; notes and reports, including lobbying strategies; financial records; Audiovisual records document moments from NUR550 Course. There is also a book celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the PhD Program in Nursing in September 2016.

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    The PAA has retained CARNA’s organization structure of these materials, including their numerical filing system. The files within this collection were assigned number 92.16 and are currently accessible by that number.

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        Audiovisual materials must be digitized prior to access.

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        Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        File list is available.

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        Part of PR2017.0642: the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta's donation to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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