Synapse 2020

Nursing 2020: Working Together in Scholarship and Patient Care

SLC – BScN Annual Nursing Symposium

When: Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Where: SLC – Kingston Campus – Conference Facility

Theme: Nursing 2020: Working Together in Scholarship and Patient Care

Important dates:
April 10: Abstract submissions deadline
May 01: Abstract decisions and presenters notification
May 04: Early bird registration deadline
May 22: Registration deadline
All BScN faculty, students, alumni, and community partners are invited to attend and participate. 

Synapse is this Thursday

We are looking forward to seeing you in Cornwall on Thursday. The entrance to Synapse is in the Aulstville Building under the link between the buildings. The symposium is on the 3rd floor with registration beginning at 8:00, and opening remarks at 9:00 am. The alumni reception will be in the library. There will be way finders.

Paid parking is in effect at St. Lawrence College from 7:00AM – 5:00PM.

Purchase daily parking on campus by:

  1. www.honkmobile.com     Cornwall zone ID 1669
  2. Honk Kiosk, located just inside the main entrance of Moulinette building near the security office
  3. Pay N Display located in the parking lot in front of Aultsville. Coin and credit card only. $1.50/ hour to a daily maximum of $7.25

Please remember to bring a device to use in the interactive library workshops.

Also, a reminder that the campus grounds are smoke and vape free and it is a scent free environment.

Symposium Workshops

Library Workshop 1

This library workshop will focus on advanced skills in database searches for literature reviews. Topics will include how to conduct searches on multiple databases, getting the most out of Google Scholar, and tools for staying organized. Strategies to find, evaluate, and synthesize findings will be followed by a discussion on the different types of systematic literature reviews. The workshop will also highlight important updates on St. Lawrence College Library services. Please bring your mobile device or laptop to follow along.

Library Workshop 2

This library workshop will provide an overview of library collections and search techniques, including database searches for literature reviews. Topics will include how to get started on a literature review, how to select keywords and databases, and tools for organizing research articles. A step-by-step methodological process will be discussed in order to conduct efficient literature reviews.  The workshop will also highlight important updates on St. Lawrence College Library services. Bring your mobile device or laptop to follow along.

Workshops presented by: Leigh Cunningham, MISt Associate Director, Libraries and Student Success

Scholarship Workshop Part 1

Part 1 of the Scholarship Workshop is addressed to individuals and agencies who are looking at developing an area of interest with regards to their scholarship work. Discussions will evolve around how to get started, seizing opportunities, balancing workload demands, reestablishing momentum and creating connections. All conference participants welcomed!

Scholarship Workshop Part 2

Part 2 of the Scholarship Workshop will be dedicated to individuals and agencies who are looking at further enhancing their already established scholarship work through the development of collaborative partnerships, accessing outside sources of funding, creating synergies and planning a path forward. All conference participants welcomed!

Workshops presented by: Dr Tracie Risling

Synapse 2019 Schedule

830-900 Registration: coffee, muffins
900-1000 Opening remarks and Keynote address by Dr. Tracie Risling
1000-1030 Break
1030-1100 Concurrent sessions 1
1100-1115 Break
1115-1215 Concurrent sessions 2
1215-1300 Lunch
1300-1400 Workshops part 1 Scholarship workshop: Dr. Tracie Risling Library workshop: Leigh Cunningham and library staff
1400-1415 Break
1415-1515 Workshops Part 2 Scholarship workshop: Dr. Tracie Risling Library workshop: Leigh Cunningham and library staff
1515-1530 Break
1530-1600 Final words and prize draw
1600-1800 Alumni Event: 10th year anniversary of our first graduating BScN class!