Month: December 2009

Nursing @ MLA

Typically you wouldn't expect to find nurses at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association (the MLA, celebrating its 125th year). But then, normally you wouldn't expect to find a professor of English appointed to a school of nursing either, but I am one. The times they are achangin' and interdisciplinarity is the key … Continue reading Nursing @ MLA

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CFS: Healthcare Management (special issue, J Management & Organization)

Journal of Management & Organization (Published by eContent Management in association with The Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management) Healthcare Management: Progress, problems and solutions (Special Issue : 08/11) Edited by : Y.Brunetto, (SCU), R. Farr-Wharton (USC) and K. Shacklock (GU), R.Beatie (Glasgow Caledonia) The Journal of Management & Organization (JMO) is currently seeking … Continue reading CFS: Healthcare Management (special issue, J Management & Organization)

CFP: Communication, Med & Ethics (COMET) Conference

Call for Papers for the 8th international interdisciplinary conference on COMMUNICATION, MEDICINE AND ETHICS (COMET) to be held in Boston, MA USA, June 28 - June 30th, 2010 The conference will bring together researchers, practitioners and administrators from different disciplines concerned with issues of communication and ethics in the fields of health care and the … Continue reading CFP: Communication, Med & Ethics (COMET) Conference

Gallup Poll: Nurses Most Trusted Profession

For the eighth consecutive year, nurses have been voted the most trusted profession in America according to Gallup's annual survey of professions for their honesty and ethical standards. Eighty-three percent of Americans believe nurses' honesty and ethical standards are either "high" or "very high." "It is with great pride that the ANA recognizes the trust … Continue reading Gallup Poll: Nurses Most Trusted Profession

Your Input Requested: Federal Open Gov’t Initiative

From the American Academy of Science: We have been asked to relay to the broad scientific community the following opportunity to advise US government policymaking deliberations. You can read the latest updates at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/open   or http://www.members-aaas.org/l.jsp?d=3273.376355.654.0q2V39Nek   The Obama Administration is seeking public input on policies concerning access to publicly-funded research results, such as those … Continue reading Your Input Requested: Federal Open Gov’t Initiative

Chronicle: Compromise Budget Bill Would Increase Pell Grant and Funds for NIH and NSF

Reported today in the online Chronicle of Higher Education: Legislators in Congress have agreed on a compromise spending bill for the 2010 fiscal year that would increase appropriations for Pell Grants, minority-serving institutions, and programs for disadvantaged and first-generation college students. . . . The National Institutes of Health would get $31-billion under the bill, … Continue reading Chronicle: Compromise Budget Bill Would Increase Pell Grant and Funds for NIH and NSF

Review: Writer’s Guide to Nursing Periodicals (Jeanette M. Daly)

Writer's Guide to Nursing Periodicals, by Jeanettee M. Daly. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, 2000. ISBN 0-7679-1492-7 Earlier this decade, Sage Publications published Jeanette M. Daly's Writer's Guide to Nursing Periodicals, a handy single volume that provided information about journals' focus, publication facts, manuscript preparation and submission processes, referrees, copyrights, and indexing, by arranging the journals … Continue reading Review: Writer’s Guide to Nursing Periodicals (Jeanette M. Daly)