Call for papers- Appel à communications

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*NEW DEADLINE* Canadian Association for the History of Nursing/Association Canadienne pour l’Histoire du Nursing (CAHN/ACHN) – Annual Conference June 2016  Call for Abstracts Brains, Guts and Gumption: Historical Perspectives on Nursing Education, Practice and Entrepreneurship The 2016 CAHN/ACHN International Nursing History Conference will be held in Vancouver, Canada, 16-18 June 2016 Exploring connections between health,

2014 CAHN-ACHN Conference

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CAHN/ACHN 2014 Annual Conference – June 13-15, 2014, York University, Toronto, ON Preliminary Pogram Registration Form **Registration fee includes fee for conference banquet NOTE: Not all internet browsers, especially those on tablet computers and from Apple, fully support PDF forms.  To be certain that your registration form is received, you must fill it in and submit

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* 2014 CAHN/ACHN Conference- Call for Abstracts

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Call for Abstracts! Canadian Association for the History of Nursing/Association Canadienne pour l’Histoire du Nursing The Canadian Association for the History of Nursing /Association Canadienne pour l’Histoire du Nursing Annual Conference will be held June 13-15, 2014 at York University, Toronto, Canada. The theme for the 2014 conference is Local Work, Global Health and the Challenge of Transnational Nursing.

Infirmières de colonie

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CAHN/ACHN is excited to announce a new book by Nicole Rousseau and Johanne Daigle based on several interviews with nurses who worked in the regions of Gaspésie, Abitibi and the North Shore.

Appel a candidatures/Call for candidates: Nursing History Research Unit Postdoctoral Award

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UNITÉ DE RECHERCHE SUR L’HISTOIRE DES SOINS INFIRMIERS APPEL À CANDIDATURES BOURSE POSTDOCTORALE (English version follows) L’Unité de recherche sur l’histoire des soins infirmiers (URHSI) offre une bourse postdoctorale d’une année avec tous les avantages attribués aux stagiaires postdoctoraux de l’Université d’Ottawa. (http://www.etudesup.uottawa.ca/Default.aspx?tabid=2274) La ou le candidat choisi sera invité à participer à l’élaboration d’un

2013 Conference Event- Historical Walking Tour

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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

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 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

Scholarship opportunity: Nursing History Research Unit/ Bourse d’études de l’Unité de recherche sur l’histoire des soins infirmiers

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The Nursing History Research Unit is offering an annual scholarship of $10,000 (maximum) for PhD, MScN, or MA students who want to undertake a thesis project using historical perspectives. MScN and MA students must be in the second year of their program to qualify. Applications must be submitted by 1 May of each year. The

Dr. Helen Kathleen Mussallem 1914- 2012

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Dr. Helen Kathleen Mussallem died peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus on Wednesday November 9th, 2012 in her 98th year. She led CNA as its executive director from 1963 to 1981, a time of tremendous growth for the organization. Across a stellar international career she would become one of the most compelling and influential