CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS
A special issue of Nursing Education Perspectives on educating students for geriatric care is scheduled for spring 2012. Manuscripts must be submitted by August 31 according to the Author Guidelines at www.nln.org/nlnjournal/authorguidelines.htm
. The editor is seeking research articles on such topics as chronic care management, evaluation of functional and cognitive assessment, use of simulation to teach care of older adults, use of situational decision-making to promote safe environments for care, attitude development, and other studies that provide evidence of effective teaching models that promote care of older adults. Brief articles for the Innovation Center on strategies that make the teaching of geriatric care attractive to nursing students are encouraged.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The NLN's research grants program supports rigorous, high quality studies that contribute to the development of the science of nursing education. For 2011, studies must relate to one or more of the NLN's Priorities for Research in Nursing Education. Priority will be given to multisite studies and the evaluation of strategies to ensure a diverse student population and provide a mentoring relationship for novice researchers. Proposals are due February 23. Visit www.nln.org/research/2011grant/index.htm
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/AWARD NOMINATIONS
Poster abstracts and awards nominations for the Omaha System International Conference, “A Key to Practice, Documentation, and Information Management,” are due January 31. The conference, hosted by San Jose State University School of Nursing, takes place April 7-9 in Eagan, Minnesota. Visit www.omahasystem.org/conference.htm