AllS, Sarah E. Allison Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Series 4] International Orem Society
Creator: International Orem Society for Nursing Science and Scholarship

International Orem Society for Nursing Science and Scholarship was incorporated in the State of Missouri in 1991 to serve as a forum on Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory (SCDNT) developed by Dorothea E. Orem. Society founders consist of: Sarah Allison, RN, EdD (USA); Cora Balmat, RN, PhD (USA); Ger Brouns, RN, MSN (The Netherlands); George Evers, RN, PhD (Belgium); Donna Hartweg, RN, PhD (USA); Marjorie Isenberg, RN, DNSc, FAAN (USA); Lynne Nickle, RN, MSN (USA); Dorothea Orem, RN, MSNEd, FAAN, Hon: DSc, DSc, DHL (USA); Marina Senten, RN, PhD (The Netherlands); Hattie Shea, RN, MSN (Canada); and Susan Taylor, RN, PhD, FAAN (USA). The purposes of the Society are to: establish a world-wide network for interaction among nurses interested in Orem's conceptualizations of nursing; expand, refine, and clarify understanding of Orem's conceptualizations of nursing; provide avenues for gathering, organizing, and disseminating knowledge developed in relation to Orem's conceptualizations of nursing; facilitate the use of Orem's conceptualizations of nursing as a basis for nursing education, practice, research, and theory development; advance nursing science by promoting scientific and scholarship activity.

[Folder] Biennial Meeting 1997. — August 1997. — 1 folder
Materials from the Biennial Meeting held in Leuvan, Belgium in August 1997

[Folder] Biennial Meeting 2000. — February 2000. — 1 folder
Materials from the Biennial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand in February 2000

[Folder] Bylaws. — 1 folder

[Folder] Correspondence 2000-2004. — 2000-2004. — 1 folder

[Folder] Member Lists and Letters 1991-2002. — 1991-2002. — 1 folder
Letters sent out to members of the IOS from 1991 to 2002, a membership list from 2002

[Folder] Minutes 1990-2003. — 1990-2003. — 1 folder

[Folder] Officer Lists and Related Materials. — 1 folder
Includes original description of the mission and purpose of the International Orem Society, General Not for Profit Certification from the State of Missouri, a request for applications for project funding, the 1997 officer ballot, a description of the "The Practice of Nursing: Using and Extending Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory" conference and guidelines for abstracts, a 2001 description of the IOS research grant application process, the IOS Organizational Structure from approximately 2002 or 2003 with a list of current officers, and the Proposed Slate of Officers for 2002-2006

[Folder] Open Space Technology. — 2003. — 1 folder
Materials explaining the use of Open Space Technology in conferences

[Folder] Sarah Allison's IOS Founder's Certificate. — 1993. — 1 folder

[Folder] Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory Newsletter. — 1981-1991. — 1 folder

[Folder] Self-Care, Dependent-Care, & Nursing. — 2002-2004. — 1 folder
The official journal of the International Orem Society. Also included is a description of the mission and goals of the journal

[Folder] The International Orem Society Newsletter. — 1993-2001. — 1 folder