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)

USA Today: Nursing Covering More Health Care

In the 12 March 2010 issue of USA Today, the article "Nursing Covering More Health Care" by Deborah Yetter and Jessie Halladay notes that: As the debate over health care legislation continues in Washington, advocates for nurse practitioners say it is these primary care nurses who will make up for the shortage of primary care … Continue reading USA Today: Nursing Covering More Health Care

CFP: Politics and Practices: The History of Post-war Women’s Health

Politics and Practices: The History of Post-war Women's Health, 22nd-23rd October 2010, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester UK This two-day conference will bring together researchers interested in the history of post-war women's health. In contrast to most histories of women's health which focus on the nineteenth and … Continue reading CFP: Politics and Practices: The History of Post-war Women’s Health

CFS: Privatisation, Corporatisation and the Market (Spec. Iss. Health Sociology Review)

A special issue of Health Sociology Review (September 2011): Transformations in Health Care: Privatisation, Corporatisation and the Market Abstracts should be submitted, via email, no later than 1st June 2010. Deadline for Papers: 1st September 2010 Guest edited by: Kevin White, The Australian National University, Fran Collyer, The University of Sydney and Jane Jones, Flinders … Continue reading CFS: Privatisation, Corporatisation and the Market (Spec. Iss. Health Sociology Review)