Ethicon Scholarship Grants And Fellowships United States

The Ethicon Scholarship has been established through the CNM Foundation to assist students enrolled in the CNM Surgical Technology, Associate of Applied Science or Sterile Processing Technician Certificate. Students in the CNM Nursing program may also be considered.

 

Awards will be made to the top forty eligible applicants. Funds are intended to ensure students in these programs have the resources needed to complete their program, graduate, and enter the workforce.

 

 

Eligibility

  • Enrolled in CNM Surgical Technology, Associate of Applied Science or Sterile Processing Technician Certificate or Nursing program.
  • Preference given to Surgical Tech and Sterile Processing Students.
  • Demonstrate exceptional merit and skill.
  • Preference given to students with a 2.5 or higher GPA.
  • Must demonstrate a passion for pursuing a career in their chosen major.
  • Have unmet financial need.

 

 

Application

  • Complete this Ethicon Scholarship application.
  • Letter of recommendation from a program mentor.
  • A personal statement about yourself, why you have chosen your major, your educational goals, your passion for pursuing a career in this field, and how your education at CNM will help you reach your goal.

 

 

Download and fill up the application here http://www.cnm.edu/depts/financial-aid/scholarships/documents/1617-ethicon-scholarship

 

 

We are pleased to support programs every year that provide meaningful research, education and innovation to our healthcare community. Ethicon Inc. provides administrative processing support to the grants submitted for review and approval by Mentor Worldwide LLC, Acclarent, Inc., Advanced Sterilization Products and Sedasys.

 

The program needs to be aligned with the vision of Ethicon, which is advancing surgical care worldwide to enhance patients’ lives. It should focus on one of our specific therapeutic areas and follow appropriate government agencies (e.g., FDA, OIG); accrediting organizations (e.g., ACCME, AAFP, ANCC, ACPE, ACOG, ASPS); industry (e.g., AdvaMed) and medical association (e.g., AMA) guidelines, in addition to J&J Health Care Compliance policies.

 

We believe education is one of the most important tools we can provide the healthcare community. We are proud to support advancements in medical technology, as well as ongoing education for surgeons, nurses and other healthcare professionals through our educational grant program.

 

Educational grants are provided in accordance with the Guidance Document on the Promotion of FDA-Regulated Products and the Dissemination of Scientific Information, and with the FDA Guidance on Industry-Supported Scientific and Educational Activities, the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support (“ACCME Standards”), the AMA Ethical Guidelines for Gifts to Physicians from Industry (“AMA Guidelines”), the AdvaMed Code of Ethics for Interactions with Health Care Professionals (“AdvaMed Code”) and/or other relevant industry standards.

 

 

Organizations eligible to request educational grants:

  • Academic Medical Institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Professional Medical Societies
  • Patient Advocacy Organizations
  • Accredited CME Providers

 

Note: Individual physician, group practices, medical education communication companies, journal clubs, non-academic institutions or foundations are not eligible to request or receive educational grant funding from J&J.

 

 

Educational grant guidelines:

As of Jan 1, 2016, funding for faculty expenses (i.e. honoraria, travel and lodging) is reportable under Open Payments.  Applicants who utilize COMPANY funds for faculty expenses must report faculty names along with the faculty individual’s value transfer to the company upon reconciliation.

 

All applications must be submitted at least 60 days before the program begins. Applications submitted less than 60 days in advance may not be considered.

 

Educational grants must support educational activities that involve a scientific exchange of information with a medical focus.

 

Both accredited and non-accredited educational activity applications will be reviewed. The audience may consist of physicians, healthcare professionals, or patients.

 

Submission of a grant guarantees neither approval of the request, nor support for the entire amount requested.

 

Payment is made only to the accredited body (CME provider) unless specifically directed by accrediting body in a letter directing payment otherwise.

 

If funding is requested for a Fellowship, the grant requestor must agree to provide the Company with information on the physician Fellowship recipients for disclosure in accordance with Federal Open Payments (“Sunshine”) law (42 C.F.R 403.900).

 

Requests will not be reviewed until all requirements are met. Proof of organizational structure or stature may be requested.

 

Educational grants are provided without condition of product use or contingence upon any commitment to purchase, use, or recommend the use of our products.

 

 

Educational grant funding will NOT be provided to cover the following costs:

  • Meal costs for any program including CME or Non-CME (as a result of the Federal Open Payments (“Sunshine”) law (42 C.F.R.403.900).

 

  • Ordinary operating expenses of the sponsoring organization and other budget items not directly related to the education.

 

  • Normal organizational overhead: purchase of capital equipment, software, staff training, etc.

 

  • Travel, expenses or fees for participants at educational programs, conference/society meetings. As an exception, travel may be requested for HCPs in training, e.g. fellows, residents, medical students, if the request comes from the program sponsor or medical educational institution.

 

  • Reimbursement to physicians or other attendees for the cost of obtaining CME credits

 

  • Receptions/dinners, awards, gifts, examinations or non-educational activities.

 

  • Exhibit or display fees.

 

 

Educational grant funding cannot be used for the following:

  • Promotion of off-label use of a product
  • Educational courses that focus on practice management or business topics.
  • Courses outside the United States
  • Promotional activities (promotion of specific products or company)
  • Support of charitable programs
  • Support of programs that have already taken place

 

 

Educational grants are available in the following therapeutic areas:

  • Acclarent
  • ASP (Advanced Sterilization Products)
  • Ethicon Biosurgery
  • Ethicon Biopatch Products
  • Ethicon Energy
  • Ethicon Gynecare
  • Ethicon Hernia
  • Ethicon Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Ethicon Obesity / Metabolics
  • Ethicon Thoracic
  • Ethicon Wound Closure
  • Mentor

 

 

Types of educational grants/ Accredited educational activities

  1. Continuing Medical Education (CME)
  2. Continuing Education (CE)

 

 

Accredited educational activities are CME/CE programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or other appropriate accrediting body for continuing education credits.

 

The accrediting body has responsibility for the program, program content and issuance of continuing medical education credits. Disclosure of support is required as per ACCME policies.

 

Types of CME/CE activities supported by Ethicon include the conference/ symposia or courses with or without labs, grand rounds programs, or development of educational materials.

 

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Accredited (CME/CE) programs require the following additional information:

  • Name, address and contact of the accrediting organization.
  • Accreditation statement indicating the program name, date, venue and number of credits provided or a printed brochure with accreditation disclosed.

 

Non-accredited programs provide valuable education through an eligible organization. However, HCPs do not receive continuing education credits.

 

Types of non-accredited activities include the conference/ symposia or courses with or without labs, fellowships, grand rounds programs, development of educational materials, resident education or patient education programs.

 

 

The guidelines below are specific to non-accredited programs:

  • J&J limits support to expenses directly related to the educational components of the budget, including:
  1. Audio visual costs
  2. Development and dissemination of educational materials
  3. Lab fees and materials
  4. Speaker honoraria, travel and lodging expenses

 

  • Activities not supported in a non-accredited program include ordinary operating expenses of the sponsoring organization, facility rental, meals, salary/travel expenses of sponsors employees or program participants, and other non-educational budget items.

 

  • Types of programs not supported include graduation dinners, holiday celebrations or reimbursement of expenses to a specific organization to prepare its residents for board qualifying examinations.

 

This online grant application is for educational grant requests only.

 

 

Read more here http://www.ethicon.com/corporate/resources/funding/grants-fellowships

 

 

Sample format of

 

Program Information / Agenda / Objectives

 

SAMPLE FORMAT

 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES list or NEEDS ASSESSMENT paragraph.  Objectives should be learner-based items.

 

AGENDA:

Course Date(s)

 

Date

Time                      Topic                                                                                                     Speaker

Description of topic

 

Time                      Topic                                                                                                     Speaker

Description of topic

 

Time                      Topic                                                                                                     Speaker

Description of topic

 

 

Etc…

 

 

Date

Time                      Topic                                                                                                     Speaker

Description of topic

 

Time                      Topic                                                                                                     Speaker

Description of topic

 

Time                      Topic                                                                                                     Speaker

Description of topic

 

Etc…

 

 

Ethicon Transparency Statement

At Ethicon, we believe innovation is enhanced through partnership with medical professionals, institutions and non-profit organizations to further patient care, advance medical progress and enhance the well-being of the communities in which we live and work.

 

As a company dedicated to improving health, we take pride in our collaboration with medical professionals and organizations in their pursuit of the most current information and education about the products and services we offer.

 

This exchange strengthens the health care system, helping patients live healthier, more productive lives. Medical professionals with real-world clinical experience in specific therapeutic areas are uniquely qualified to work with their peers, providing education and insights on advancements regarding the use of our products with patients.

 

We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards to ensure our interactions are conducted appropriately. We regularly review and amend our practices according to our own ethical standards as well as the standards required of us wherever we operate.

 

Ultimately, our goal is to foster an environment focused on improving health. We remain committed to addressing unmet needs through investments in research and development, compliant peer-to-peer education and community support.

 

It is our hope that greater transparency, through disclosures on this website and under Open Payments (U.S. Physician Payments Sunshine Act), will enhance trust and further an appreciation for collaborations between our company and medical professionals, institutions and non-profit organizations that lead to important clinical advances and improved patient outcomes.

 

 

 

 

Contact information

Ethicon is part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

Campus locations

 

Ethicon is headquartered on two campuses.

 

Route 22 West

Somerville, NJ 08876

(908) 218-0707

 

And

 

 

4545 Creek Road

Cincinnati, OH 45242

(513) 337-7000

 

 

See more location listing here http://www.ethicon.com/corporate/our-commitment/locations

 

 

Contact Ethicon through this link https://www.ethicon.com/corporate/contact

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