Month: May 2009

Summer Mode

With the end of the academic year, postings on the NursingWriting blog will be less frequent. You are probably shifting gears right now after the end of a busy (and, I hope, productive academic year), but summer is a good time to get some mileage on your writing. Don't slip into neutral for the next three … Continue reading Summer Mode

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CFS: Disasters & Emergencies (Nursing & Health Sciences)

Special Edition of Nursing & Health Sciences, December 2009 Disasters and Emergencies: Preparing, Managing, and Experiencing Submissions are invited for a special edition of Nursing & Health Sciences in December 2009 when we will devote space to this critical and contemporary theme. We hope to assist health professionals, policy makers, governments and non-government agencies around … Continue reading CFS: Disasters & Emergencies (Nursing & Health Sciences)

Performance: Honoring Nursing with Dance and Stories

HONORING NURSING with Dance and Stories Celebrate the work of nurses and the nursing profession during three evenings of dance and readings. Verb Ballets, Cleveland’s National Repertory Dance Company, performs “Lift. Breathe. Carry.” – based on the works of Jeanne Bryner, R.N., B.A., C.E.N. – “Tenderly Lift Me – Nurses Honored, Celebrated, and Remembered” and … Continue reading Performance: Honoring Nursing with Dance and Stories

CFS: Journal Issue on Healthcare Disparities

The Drew University Journal of Medical Humanities (DMH) is looking for submissions for its second edition on the topic of healthcare disparities. Suggested threads include: • Health/illness/access to care and social disparities (e.g.: urban versus rural communities) • Health/illness/access to care and racial/ethnic disparities • Heath/illness/access to care and socioeconomic disparities • Health/illness/access to care … Continue reading CFS: Journal Issue on Healthcare Disparities

Conference: Narrative Medicine Workshop (Venice)

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, Program in Narrative Medicine, Venice, Italy 20th - 22nd September 2009 Canossiano Institute WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION & OBJECTIVES PARTICIPANTS WILL Develop the narrative competence to nourish empathic doctor-patient relationships Learn narrative communication strategies for patient-centred and life-framed practice Build habits of reflective practice that enhance professionalism and nurture … Continue reading Conference: Narrative Medicine Workshop (Venice)

CFS: Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Special Issue on Violence Exposure

Issues in Mental Health Nursing seeks submissions for a special issue: Violence Exposure in Children, Adolescents, and Women: The Lived Experience Manuscripts are being sought on issues related to the pervasive community violence experienced by children, adolescents and women internationally. Potential topics of interest include the impact of violence exposure on child and adult development … Continue reading CFS: Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Special Issue on Violence Exposure