CFS: Home Healthcare Nurse

Home Healthcare Nurse is a refereed journal, published 10 times/year. The goal of Home Healthcare Nurse is to bring up-to-date and practical articles to home healthcare and hospice providers. Topics include practice-oriented clinical topics, literature reviews, manuscripts that describe quality improvement projects, innovations or new approaches to patient care, and case studies. Some clinical topics of interest (but not limited to): Lyme disease, West Nile virus, influenza, smoking cessation, gut microbes, anxiety, reflux esophagitis, COPD, fibromyalagia, and anxiety.

Home Healthcare Nurse is also seeking submissions for a column titled “A Day in the Life of…” The purpose of this column is to introduce readers to the wide variety of roles in home healthcare, and to highlight the typical work day of home care clinicians around the country and world to educate the readers on the work they do, the area in which they work and the people they serve. Manuscripts should be 600-1000 words. Prospective writers should feel free to email the editor with their ideas at


CFP: Int’l Home Care Nurses Org

Call for Conference Presentations and Posters: International Home Care Nurses Organization

The IHCNO announces its inaugural conference, The Future of Health Care Is at Home, to be held on June 25-28, 2013 at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. It is co-sponsored by the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.

Abstracts may be submitted by November 1, 2012 for a paper or poster presentation on any of the following topics:

  •  research (in any area relevant to home care)
  •  education in home care
  •  administration/clinical operations
  •  specialty care/populations (e.g. pediatrics, wound care)

The International Home Care Nurses Organization develops and supports a vibrant worldwide network of nurses who promote excellence in providing optimal health and well-being to patients living in their homes. Deadline for submission: 11:59 p.m. US Eastern Standard Time, November 1, 2012. Submit two copies of the one-page abstract, no more than 500 words in length.

  • • Copy 1: With author information to be used for the conference syllabus.
    • ◦Author information includes name, credentials, and title exactly as you want them to appear in the conference proceedings
    • ◦Identify primary presenter and include contact information (affiliation, email address, telephone, including country code if applicable)
    • ◦Note: The primary presenter does not have to be the first author
    • ◦If co-presenters, also include contact information
  • • Copy 2: Abstract without any identifying information to be used for the blinded peer review.
    • Abstract Guidelines
    • • 500 words maximum
    • • Times New Roman or Arial, 12 point font
    • • Block formatted – no paragraph indentation; single-space text, double space between paragraphs
    • • Write numbers as digits (e.g., 7, not seven), except those that begin a sentence
    • • Do include identifying information (e.g., name of organization) in the body of the abstract
    • • Use only standard abbreviations and spell out the words on first use, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses
    • • Identify 3 keywords

The abstract submission process is complete when you have emailed the following documents to:

Include ABSTRACT IHCNO 2013 in the subject line.

1. One-page abstract with author information, including presenter contact information

2. One-page abstract without identifying information

The first author is responsible for the abstract content. Submission signifies the intent of the presenter(s) to register for the conference and present at the conference which is to take place on June 25-27, 2013 in Cleveland. Selected presenters and co-presenters must be paid registrants. Presenters are expected to assume the costs related to travel, accommodations, and conference registration fees.


CFS: Care Management Journals

Care Management Journals now conveniently combines two must-read publications in case management and home care. Created from two well-established and authoritative journals in the field, this new publication offers a digest of contemporary expertise in the home care field. The main goal of the Journal of Case Management is to disseminate relevant information pertinent to the field of case management. Published independently for 7 years, it’s articles focus on case management practice, whether reviews of case management programs, explanations of procedures or systems, case studies, innovative ideas for professional development, helpful hints, or other issues common to this field. It is complemented by the Journal of Long Term Home Health Care, which originated from the PRIDE Institute for 17 years. This journal investigates current issues and reports on programs and policy initiatives for the homebound frail elderly. Its articles attempt to analyze a topic in detail, forecast developments, and provide the reader with an enhanced perspective. While addressed primarily to home health care professionals, the articles are written with a lay readership also in view. Visit Care Management Journals Online to view recent issues or subscribe:

Care Management Journals

Journal of Case Management and Journal of Long Term Home Health Care, publish 4 times annually


Joan Quinn, RN, MSN, FAAN (United Health Group-Evercare Company, Hartford, CT), Journal of Case Management, 5 Juniper Avenue, Westerly, RI 02891 Send queries to:


F. Russell Kellogg, MD, The Journal of Long Term Home Health Care, Saint Vincent’s Hospital-Manhattan, Department of Community Medicine, 41-51 East 11th Street, 9th Fl, New York, NY 10003 Send queries to:

CFS: Home Health Care

Home Health Care Management and Practice, now in its 21st year of publication always seek ongoing community based manuscripts. It is a peer-reviewed journal, published by Sage. You will find a home page and information on the journal online: .