Program Admission & Timeline

Admission to the INFF is through a competitive, online application process. Full and part-time nurse educators in faculty, staff development, clinical instruction or other curriculum development roles will be considered.

You Should Apply If

  • You want be an inspirational coach for colleagues, students, and clinical partners in nursing education.
  • You share the excitement of new approaches to whole person care.
  • You strive to build a team of integrative nurse leaders and consultants

2018-2019 Timeline*

ActivityStart DateEnd DateAdditional Information
Applications OpenDec 1, 2017Feb 1, 2018Acceptance notifications will be sent by Mar 1, 2018
Residential Intensive IMay 18, 2018May 20, 2018In-person in Tucson, Arizona
Part I: Principles of Integrative NursingMay 21, 2018July 29, 201810 weeks; online
BreakJuly 30, 2018Aug 5, 20181-week; online salon will be held
Part II: Integrative Nursing Care & Symptom ManagementAug 6, 2018Oct 21, 201812 weeks; online
BreakOct 22, 2018Oct 28, 20181 week; online salon will be held
Part III: Educational Strategies for Integrative Nursing (Section 1)Oct 29, 2018Dec 16, 20187 weeks; online
BreakDec 17, 2018Jan 13, 20194 weeks
Part III: Educational Strategies for Integrative Nursing (Section 2)Jan 14, 2019Feb 10, 20194 weeks; online
Practicum OrientationFeb 12, 2019Feb 13, 2019Two options for online salons (choose one)
Integrative Nursing Teaching PracticumFeb 18, 2019Apr 28, 201910 weeks; online and on-site
BreakApr 29, 2019June 20, 2019Preparation for Residential Intensive II
Residential Intensive IIJune 21, 2019June 23, 2019In-person in Tucson, Arizona

Application Process

The 2018-2019 INFF application will open here on Dec. 1, 2017. You may access the application repeatedly as long as you use the same browser window. In order for your application to be considered for review, you must complete the following:

  • Fill out basic demographic and education-related employment information.
  • Add a short personal statement (copy/paste from Word) that exemplifies your passion, motivation and ideas about implementing an integrative approach to the nursing education/professional development program(s) in which you currently teach or have influence over the curriculum. In your statement, you should 1) briefly identify your personal and professional goals for the Fellowship, 2) share how you will lead in the transformation process for your course(s), program, and nursing/healthcare institution as a whole, and 3) describe the value or benefit you envision this Fellowship will provide for your educational practice or leadership roles. Your statement should be no more than 250 words; statements exceeding 250 words will not be considered
  • Upload a current CV/resume (PDF).
  • Upload a letter of support (PDF) from a supervisor or colleague/peer in your current education or practice setting. The letter should not exceed 250 words and should address both your leadership strengths and your leadership potential.

Note: Letters of support cannot be provided by supervisors or colleagues/peers currently applying to the INFF. Letters of support from currently serving or graduated Fellows are permitted.

*All dates are subject to change; visit Curriculum Overview for activity descriptions.

For more information, contact Natalie Pool at nataliepool@email.arizona.edu or 520-626-6044.