CFS: Hispanic Health Care International

Hispanic Health Care International (The Official Journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses)

This peer-reviewed journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of information for clinical practice, education, research, and policy on issues concerning Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States. A unique feature of Hispanic Health Care International is the availability of all abstracts in both English and Spanish. Each article is reviewed by at least two experts on the topic. The interdisciplinary editorial board comprises experts in a variety of clinical, policy, and research areas.

As the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, the journal strives to:

  • Serve as an interdisciplinary state-of-the-art resource for educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and health care providers on Hispanic/Latino health care.
  • Disseminate research findings and policy perspectives on Hispanic/Latino health care.
  • Provide an interdisciplinary forum to analyze and evaluate the current and future health care needs of the Hispanic/Latino community.
  • Examine barriers to the delivery of health services to Hispanic/Latino consumers.
  • Promote culturally competent models of intervention that provide effective health care to eliminate health disparities for Hispanic/Latino communities.

Visit Hispanic Health Care International Online to view recent issues or subscribe: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/springer/hhci

CFS: Health Disparities (Hispanic Nurses Conference)

National Association of Hispanic Nurses 34th Annual Conference

Hispanic Nurses: Creating Pathways to Reduce Health Disparities

July 21-24, 2009, Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel, San Antonio, Texas

We invite the submission of abstracts for Podium Presentation and Poster Presentation Submission Deadline January 15, 2009

Click here
http://nursing.uthscsa.edu/CE_Events/NAHN.shtml
to find details.

The 2009 conference will have a fresh new schedule that will provide maximum time for the a spectacular agenda. One highlighted change is that the poster abstracts will be displayed during a special hors devours reception for all participants to attend and mingle with the poster presenters about their research.

So if you are asking yourself “Why should I submit an abstract and why should I attend?”

Are you a nurse, nurse educator, researcher, clinician, and or student? If you work with a Hispanic population, we invite you to share your stories, knowledge, expertise, research, challenges and successes with us as we address issues related to Hispanic health disparities, Hispanic healthcare research, Policy development, Issues related to rural Hispanic health care, and Behavioral and social environmental issues in Hispanic healthcare. This promises to be a great conference, so come and network with colleagues, make new friendships, and experience the diverse culture of San Antonio.

For information on joing the National Association for Hispanic Nurses click here:

http://thehispanicnurses.org/

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