Month: March 2015

Janet Lyon: My first life as a nurse

Sometimes an English professor becomes a nurse, as in the case of Theresa Brown, but sometimes it happens the other way around. Penn State Professor of English Janet Lyon writes in the Los Angeles Review of Books: http://avidly.lareviewofbooks.org/2015/03/24/my-first-life-as-a-nurse/

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CFP: British Journal of Anaesthetic and Recovery Nursing

The British Journal of Anaesthetic and Recovery Nursing (BJARN) is the official publication of BARNA. The BJARN is available online free of charge to members of BARNA and features regular academic research and reviews. Members and non-members of BARNA are encouraged to submit research papers, audit reviews and book reviews to the editors of the … Continue reading CFP: British Journal of Anaesthetic and Recovery Nursing

Post-Publication Peer Review?

A growing number of reports in a variety of media point to problems with pre-publication peer review. Now anonymous group has created a mechanism for post-publication peer review. A wave of the future? They are interviewed here: http://www.vox.com/2015/3/14/8203595/pubpeer (“Why you can’t always believe what you read in scientific journals”). Their web site, PubPeer: The Online … Continue reading Post-Publication Peer Review?

JAN Seeks Editor

Journal of Advanced Nursing (JAN) Because one of the current team of editors, Lin Perry, will be stepping down in 2015, JAN is seeking applications for the position to complete a team of five editors within one of the leading international nursing journals. For further information please follow this link: http://bit.ly/JANEd15

CFP: Sexual Minority Health

Call for Abstracts - Due March 16th Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) is calling for abstracts for its 33rd Annual Conference (September 24-26, 2015) in Portland, OR. GLMA’s Annual Conference is the premier, interdisciplinary LGBT health conference and the world’s largest scientific gathering devoted to LGBT health issues and concerns. The conference educates practitioners, … Continue reading CFP: Sexual Minority Health