WORTHY NEWS BITS
05/18/113: The APA Publication Manual is now available for Kindle. Visit: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2013/05/pub-manual-now-on-kindle.html
03/19/13: Can you rise from the floor without much help? May be predictive of how long you will live: http://cpr.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/12/10/2047487312471759.full.pdf+html
1/24/13: The Open Nursing Journal. is an Open Access online journal which publishes research articles, reviews and letters in all areas of nursing. Please visit the journal's homepage and Instructions for Authors, for article submission, at the following website http://benthamscience.com/open/tonursj/index.htm
The Open Nursing Journalis indexed in PubMed Central; therefore, your article will be archived here and will also be searchable via PubMed.
1/23/13: Presentation slides from the First Meeting of the IOM Standing Committee on Credentialing Research in Nursing are now available on the right hand side of the meeting's website.
11/01/12: Faculty/Students: Tired of the extra space between paragraphs in MS Word 2007? Here is an easy fix from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/921174
10/24/12: Journal of Nursing Education and Practice (PDF Articles are Available): http://www.sciedu.ca/journal/index.php/jnep
10/10/12: New QSEN Competency Standards for Graduate Nursing Programs Released: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/faculty/qsen/competencies.pdf
08/08/12: New Web Resource Highlights Data on Nurse Faculty: Developed through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Evaluating Innovations in Nursing Education initiative, the Nurse Faculty Query – NuFAQs - is a web-based tool that helps users explore the workload, job characteristics, and attitudes toward work-life among full-time nurse faculty in the U.S. NuFAQs reports on responses to the National Survey of Nurse Faculty - conducted by the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University - from a nationally representative sample of all full-time faculty members teaching in nursing schools that offer at least one degree program that prepares graduates to sit for the NCLEX examination. http://evaluatinginnovationsinnursing.org/nufaqs-nurse-faculty-data-query
07/29/2012: Need CE's? Even if you don't, this is an incredible course on cultural competence for nurses. https://ccnm.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/
Looking for helpful sites to learn about Evidence Based Practice (EBP)? These two are my favorites: