Month: September 2008

CFS: Nursing Engagement (Nursing Administration Quarterly)

Nursing Administration Quarterly Upcoming Issue Topics 2008 to 2010 Topic   Vol.    Deadline Date    Issue Editor(s) Creating A Culture of Nursing Engagement, Vol. 33:4, May 1, 2009, Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, Issue Editor Engagement in one's work is what all leaders strive to achieve for their organization. In 2007, the Gallop Organizations released the results of 10,000,000 workplace … Continue reading CFS: Nursing Engagement (Nursing Administration Quarterly)

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CFS: Medical Humanities (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference)

PCA/ACA AREA: Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, Louisiana April 8-April 11, 2009The "Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture" PCA/ACA area examines a wide variety of topics related to the experiences of human beings pursuing health and living with illness. … Continue reading CFS: Medical Humanities (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference)

Job Coaches

In an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education (26 Sept. 2008) entitled "Job Coaches Help Professors Get Back on Track," Audrey Williams June explores the use of private career coaches for scholars who are stuck. The article's concluding points (danger signs?) are worth considering: Junior professors, midcareer faculty members, and even the most seasoned … Continue reading Job Coaches

Abstracts: Geriatric Nursing, Education, Simulation Conference

Call for Abstracts Geriatric Nursing, Education, and Clinical Simulation April 2-3, 2009 Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC USA Connecting the Dots The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing and Flinders University School of Nursing and Midwifery located in Adelaide, Australia invite you to submit an … Continue reading Abstracts: Geriatric Nursing, Education, Simulation Conference

CFS Nursing Admin Q (Innovation in Transforming Orgs)

Nursing Administration Quarterly Topic: Innovation in Transforming Organizations Vol./Issue       Vol. 33:3, Deadline date for January 15, 2009, Issue Editor(s) Tim Porter O'Grady and Kathy Malloch, Issue Editors Nurse executives often find themselves confronting painful and challenging transformations in organizations. Relief can be found in knowledge management. Education for innovation is the key to developing a model  to transcend the … Continue reading CFS Nursing Admin Q (Innovation in Transforming Orgs)

Research Tip: New Networking Web Site

An article in today's Chronicle of Higher Education announces the inauguration of a new academic networking site, Academia.edu . The article notes that: Richard Price, a research fellow at the University of Oxford’s All Souls College, is blasting an e-mail plea to every academic mailing list and blog that he can find asking academics to … Continue reading Research Tip: New Networking Web Site