CFP: INANE Conference

Submit your poster abstract for the INANE conference. The deadline is April 1. Enjoy networking with nursing editors from around the world. Your ideas and projects that enhance your journal’s message are key to the goal of networking at the conference. Posters will be displayed prominently at the conference and there will be dedicated time for you to interact with conference attendees to discuss your poster.

Guidelines for Submission

• Title of Abstract

• Author Name(s) and contact information

• 2-3 Objectives (What will the viewer learn?)

• 250-word abstract with descriptive details on your topic

• Related references (if applicable)

Questions? Contact Mickey Dougherty: m_dougherty@unc.edu

Submit your Microsoft Word document by e-mail to m_dougherty@unc.edu  by April 1,2011. Notification of acceptance April 15, 2011. Accepted posters will be available on the INANE web site http://www.nursingeditors-inane.org/ and available in conference materials.

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CFS: Complementary & Traditional Medicine, Public Health

Universitas Forum: International Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation http://www.universitasforum.org  has launched a call for articles focusing on “Integrating complementary and traditional medicine in public health systems.” Universitas Forum is an international open-access journal offering critical analysis of current approaches to international development cooperation and practice-based research concerning global and local human development. The full text of the call (available in English, Spanish, French) can be found at: http://www.universitasforum.org/index.php/ojs/announcement

Deadline: April 30, 2011

CFP: Healthcare Communication Conference

Announcing an opportunity to submit an abstract or workshop to the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare which will be in Chicago in October: http://www.medicine.northwestern.edu/icch2011

The abstract deadline is March 31. If your work intersects with communication in healthcare (e.g., patient/physician, physician/physician, patient/community, inter-professional communication, professionalism, humanism, etc etc), we would encourage you to submit either an abstract or a workshop. Also, really good ideas (even if you don’t have data yet) often fare well in terms of getting accepted. The bottom line is that the milieu at this meeting is fantastic, there are often many of the folks who originated the field of healthcare communication walking around, and everyone is approachable. It is a great opportunity for networking and career advancement.

CFS: The Gerontologist (Aging Baby Boomers)

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of The Gerontologist: Not Your Mother’s Old Age: Baby Boomers at 65

This year the first of the Baby Boom cohort reached age 65 and for the next 19 years, close to 10,000 people a day will celebrate their 65th birthday. Baby Boomers redefined each stage of life as they experienced it, modifying fashion design and hair length as well as key societal institutions. They questioned the underlying values and attitudes of society. They influenced education, music, race relations, sex roles, and child rearing. They are about to change what we know about old age. Although the popular press has been fascinated with the aging of the Boomers, scholarly attention has been more limited. In an effort to further a multidisciplinary dialogue about the nature of aging, we invite authors to contribute original research papers as well as review papers focused on the aging of the baby boom generation. We particularly welcome papers that are conceptually based, methodologically sophisticated, and oriented toward policy and practice. Both papers focused exclusively on Baby Boomers and those contrasting Boomers with earlier cohorts are encouraged. Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches are welcome, from humanities and arts perspectives, as well as those of science, practice, and policy.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, those that address:

  • The extent to which Boomers are a homogeneous group and the implications that this has for policy.
  • How the Boomers’ experiences with economic upheavals has influenced their aging process.
  • How shifts in work and retirement will influence the old age experienced by Boomers.
  • The family relationships of Boomers, including examination of patterns of care and assistance to older as well as younger family members.
  • Patterns of and experiences with healthcare usage.
  • The role of neighborhoods and communities as Boomers age.
  • The cross-cultural validity of the construct of “Baby Boomer”

Author Guidelines for The Gerontologist can be found at: http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/geront/for_authors/general.html

Manuscript formats include research articles, brief reports, forums, and practice concepts and policy analysis. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically at: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tg

Manuscript Submission Deadline: August 1, 2011 Print Publication Date: Early 2012

CFP: Carework Network

The Carework Network will be holding its meeting August 19th, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The theme for this year’s conference is “Care, Conflict and Resilience.” The CFP is available at http://www.aging.unc.edu/programs/carework/conference.html

Abstracts are due May 2. The Carework Network is an international organization of researchers, policymakers, and advocates involved in various domains of care work. Based in the social sciences, individuals from all academic disciplines and advocacy organizations who take various approaches to the study of care work and care work policy are invited to participate in the Carework Network.

CFS: Nursing Forum

Does Your Paper Belong in Nursing Forum? New editor Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, RN, EdD, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN invites your manuscript submissions that deal with the latest issues facing the nursing profession today. The editor is looking for papers on these specific topics:

  • Future of Nursing
  • Aging of the Profession
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Continuing Confidence
  • Workplace Violence
  • Patient Safety
  • Evidence-Based Practice

We are seeking ideas you believe are worthy of testing in the future to improve the availability and practice of professional nurses. Because this is a world-wide issue, we welcome ideas from any country. To find out what Nursing Forum is all about, download a FREE ISSUE: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nuf.2011.46.issue-1/issuetoc
Submission ideas may be sent directly to the editor at: psywrn@aol.com. Please indicate you are responding to the call on the future of nursing.
About Nursing Forum: Nursing Forum is essential reading for nursing students, educators, nurse recruiters, staff development nurses and nurse practitioners interested in the profession of nursing. As a creative independent voice for professional nursing, this journal reflects modern nursing practice and education worldwide and provides a unique – and sometimes controversial – perspective on the struggles all nurses face. This is the nursing reference that prompts readers to examine nursing issues in new and different ways. NEW – Correspondence Site! Join the discussion about Nursing Forum‘s content at http://www.respond2articles.com/NUF/default.aspx .

CFS: Aging and End of Life (Am J Intellectual Developmental Disabilities)

Call for submissions for a special issue of the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Aging and End of Life. The purpose of this special issue is to present a collection of papers that bring new insight from a variety of perspectives and disciplines to the ways in which older adults with IDD can experience fulfilling lives and age successfully. Deadline for submissions is September 1, 2011. Please contact Guest Editors Elizabeth Perkins (eperkins@mail.usf.edu) or Sandra Friedman (friedman.sandra@tchden.org) for more information.