2013 Conference Event- Historical Walking Tour

Historical Walking Tour Event  Focus of the Tour: The History of Health Care in Victoria BC Description: Victoria is British Columbia’s oldest major city and has a long history of health care. In a 90-minute walk that spans Old Town and Chinatown the tour will discuss First Nations medicine (especially the use of natural remedies), visit

New Book: A cultural history of the nurse’s uniform

 A cultural history of the nurse’s uniform By Christina Bates This first and only in-depth analysis of the attire worn by the largest workforce in the health care system explores the role of the nurse’s uniform in creating nursing identity for over a hundred years. For ordering information and more information about the author: Cultural history of a nurse’s uniform

AAHN Call for Papers *NEW DEADLINE*

American Association for the History of Nursing Thirtieth Annual History of Nursing Conference Cleveland, Ohio   September 26-29, 2013  DEADLINE EXTENSION : January 31, 2013  The American Association for the History of Nursing has extended the deadline to submit your individual papers, posters, and panel presentations for the thirtieth annual conference to be co-sponsored with the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. We encourage you to