Month: January 2011

CFS: Online J of Issues in Nursing

OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing is a peer-reviewed, topical journal, and a scholarly journal in the American Nurses Association family of journals. We are pleased to consider for publication any manuscript that furthers a previous topic and adds new insights, information, experiences, and/or research to the topic. We are currently especially interested … Continue reading CFS: Online J of Issues in Nursing


CFP: Chronic Illness

10th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease (Tuesday 6th September – Thursday 8th September 2011, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom) Call for papers: This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore the processes by which we attempt to create meaning in health, illness and disease. In previous years, this interdisciplinary conference has … Continue reading CFP: Chronic Illness

CFP: Int’l Academy of Nurse Editors

Share your innovations. Network with your colleagues. Enjoy recognition of your journal. Participate in poster presentations at the 2011 International Academy of Nurse Editors (INANE) Conference! Submit a poster abstract for the conference! Your ideas and projects that enhance your journal's message are key to the ultimate goal of networking at the conference. Posters will … Continue reading CFP: Int’l Academy of Nurse Editors

CFS: Hospital Topics

Hospital Topics is the longest continuously published healthcare journal in the United States. Since 1922, Hospital Topics has provided healthcare professionals with research they can apply to improve the quality of access, management, and delivery of healthcare. Dedicated to those who bring healthcare to the public, Hospital Topics spans the whole spectrum of healthcare issues … Continue reading CFS: Hospital Topics

Essay Competition (Mental Health, Substance Use)

Mental Health and Substance Use, 2011 Essay Competition Mental Health and Substance Use welcomes entries for its annual Essay Competition. As well as prizes for students who are undertaking, or have recently completed a mental health and substance use (coexisting, dual diagnosis, co-occurring, comorbid) course, at any level of study, there is a section for … Continue reading Essay Competition (Mental Health, Substance Use)

Inside Higher Ed: Editing Matters

Writing in today's Inside Higher Ed, Carmen Werder and Karen Hoelscher discuss why editing matters. Citing an independent study, they assert that there are "potentially negative effects of errors on academic readers" so "that errors -- to varying degrees -- do undermine your authority as a writer, and that’s reason to pay attention." Werder and Hoelscher distinguish … Continue reading Inside Higher Ed: Editing Matters

2010 in Review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how NursingWriting did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2010. That's about 26 full 747s. In … Continue reading 2010 in Review