Month: March 2010

Duke U: Poetry, Our Patients, Our Communities, Our Selves

Life Lines: Poetry for Our Patients, Our Communities, Our Selves, May 21-23, 2010, hosted by Duke University, Durham, North Carolina What are the challenges and benefits of offering poetry to patients? Can the sharing of poetry expand the vision of practitioners and students in healthcare professions? What is the role of poetry in community treatment … Continue reading Duke U: Poetry, Our Patients, Our Communities, Our Selves

CFP: Making Sense of Suicide

1st Global Conference Making Sense Of: Suicide, Friday 5th November – Sunday 7th November 2010, Prague, Czech Republic The conference seeks to examine and explore why it is people choose, quite deliberately, to end their own lives – or why it is that people value death more than they value life. Biological, mental, medical, social, … Continue reading CFP: Making Sense of Suicide

CFP: Skin Disease History Conference

Second Call For Papers: "Scratching the Surface: the history of skin, its diseases and their treatment." The University of Birmingham (UK), 29 – 30 October 2010 An international conference hosted by the History of Medicine Unit, University of Birmingham, and sponsored by the Wellcome Trust and the Society for the Social History of Medicine. Skin … Continue reading CFP: Skin Disease History Conference

NNMC: Ethics of Care in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

On May 4th, the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) in Bethesda, Maryland will hold its Annual Ethics Symposium. The event is free and open to all who may be interested. The topic this year will center upon the Ethics of Care in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. This is most timely given the service and … Continue reading NNMC: Ethics of Care in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

NLN’s FREE Preparing GrantsWorkshop

Attend the NLN's FREE Technical Assistance Workshop for Preparing Grants Designed for both novice and experienced grant seekers, this workshop provides an update on the New Jersey Nursing Initiative, a special grant program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and programs administered by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and … Continue reading NLN’s FREE Preparing GrantsWorkshop

Sweet 16 (Thousand)

Yesterday, NursingWriting welcomed its 16,000th visitor since its inauguration in summer 2008. Supported by the Center for Nursing Scholarship at the University of Connecticut's School of Nursing, NursingWriting provides a clearinghouse of information for nurse writers, including calls for submissions to journals or other publications, calls for proposals for conferences, tips on writing, and news. … Continue reading Sweet 16 (Thousand)