1st Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference (WNC) to be held in beautiful and vibrant Singapore. Nursing practice is both a science and an art. It requires scientific skill yet demands a strong background in the social sciences and humanities. Nursing makes a significant contribution to the health maintenance, health promotion and well-being of individuals, local communities … Continue reading CFP: Health Disparities (WNC)
Month: January 2013
Call for Papers: Social and Behavioral Aspects of LGBT Health | Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Third Special Section on Understanding and Minimizing Health Disparities: Focus on Social and Behavioral Aspects of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health In 2011, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued the report, The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and … Continue reading CFS: Social and Behavioral Aspects of LGBT Health (Annals Behav Med)
Call for Papers for a Focused Issue of the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association: Advancing Health Equity in Disparity Populations--Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People Guest Editors: Alicia Matthews, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL; Tonda Hughes, Ph.D., RN, FAAN University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, … Continue reading CFS: Health Equity & Sexual Minority Populations (J Am Psych Nurs Assoc)
The Journal of Advanced Nursing has published two standards developed as part of the Realist and Meta-narrative Evidence Syntheses Evolving Standards (RAMESES) project: "The RAMESES project is a NIHR funded international collaboration to produce such guidance and standards for these new forms of systematic review - Realist syntheses and Meta-narrative reviews." "RAMESES publication standards: meta-narrative … Continue reading RAMESES: Meta-narrative reviews & realist syntheses
One obstacle to completing writing projects is already having too much else to do, what Robert Boice characterizes as "busyness." Nurses, with an ethos of service at the core of their careers, may have particular difficulty knowing when (and how) to say, "No." Natalie Houston, writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, offers some guidelines … Continue reading Chronicle: Should You Say Yes Or No?
ICPP - Call for papers - The Widening Agenda of Public Health - Grenoble, June 26-28 June 2013 A widening public health agenda challenges governments in new and different ways. For example, the growing evidence of the importance of the social determinants of health suggests that economic inequality is closely correlated with poor health. New … Continue reading CFP: Public Health (ICPP)
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — 141st APHA Annual Meeting | Theme: Think Global, Act Local: Best Practices Around the World Medical Care Submission Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2013 OVERVIEW: For the 141st Annual Meeting, in Boston, Medical Care Section invites abstracts that fit with this year’s theme (in the title above) and with the Section's interests--advances … Continue reading CFP: Global Public Health (APHA)