Month: February 2010

CFS: Lit Reviews (J Specialists in Pediatric Nursing)

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS:  The Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, Special Issue: Systematic and Integrative Reviews of the Literature The Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing (JSPN; http://www.BlackwellNursing.com/jspn ) is seeking manuscripts that provide a systematic or integrative review of literature relevant to pediatric nursing. Reviews may include quantitative, qualitative, or mixed method literature. The … Continue reading CFS: Lit Reviews (J Specialists in Pediatric Nursing)

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The Healing Art of Writing: A Conference and Writing Workshop

The Healing Art of Writing: A Conference and Writing Workshop, Dominican University of California, June 27-July 2, 2010 This conference offers a unique experience in bringing together caregivers and patients who share a passion for writing about the mysterious forces of illness and recovery. The conference fosters communication between the two worlds we are all … Continue reading The Healing Art of Writing: A Conference and Writing Workshop

CFS: “Narrative Matters” in Health Affairs

"Narrative Matters" is the peer-reviewed, personal-essay section of the policy journal Health Affairs. Begun in 1999, it publishes literary nonfiction—based on firsthand encounters—that carry a policy message. These “policy narratives” link a story or anecdote to the big picture. They relate a strong incident or anecdote that draws the reader in and puts the policy … Continue reading CFS: “Narrative Matters” in Health Affairs

CFS: Pharmacology Issue of J Midwifery & Women’s Health

(JMWH) seeks submissions for its May/June 2011 issue , a special continuing education theme issue containing manuscripts specific to Topics On Pharmacology. The readers of JMWH are primarily clinically active health care providers, and we would like manuscripts that are applicable to clinical practice. This means that although we want articles that cite evidence or actually … Continue reading CFS: Pharmacology Issue of J Midwifery & Women’s Health

Chronicle: New Journals, Free Online, Let Scholars Speak Out

Reported in today's Chronicle of Higher Education: He seems genial, but John Willinsky is a dangerous man. As a leader in the development and spread of "open access" scholarly journals, which are published online and offered free, the Stanford University education professor is not just helping to transform academic publishing. He is also equipping scholars around … Continue reading Chronicle: New Journals, Free Online, Let Scholars Speak Out

The Editor’s Handbook

You are an established nurse writer, and now you are poised to take your skill and experience to the next level: Becoming an editor. Peggy Chinn recommends the e-book and on-line continuing education resource, The Editor's Handbook by Margaret Comerford Freda, EdD, RN, CHES, FAAN and Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, published by Lippincott.

Taos Writing Retreat for Health Professionals

Taos Writing Retreat for Health Professionals The Eleventh Annual Taos Writing Retreat for Health Professionals, sponsored by the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Office of Continuing Medical Education and the Permanente Journal, Kaiser Permanente, will take place August 1-7, 2010 at the historic Mabel Dodge Luhan House in Taos, New Mexico. The retreat … Continue reading Taos Writing Retreat for Health Professionals