Call for Expressions of Interest (Nurse Authors)

November 25th, 2019 in Board in Action, ISNCC Projects

Apply to receive editorial support to publish your manuscript!

The ISNCC Editorial Assistance Program (EAP) is a new program that aims to mobilize volunteers to provide editorial support to authors from a non-English speaking background in preparation of their manuscript towards submission to a peer-reviewed journal. This initiative forms part of ISNCC’s efforts to enhance knowledge dissemination at a global level.

ISNCC is accepting applications from prospective nurse authors for the initial pilot trial of the program in 2020. Prospective authors need to have a manuscript related to cancer control currently in progress.

Eligibility criteria for the author:

  • Be a nurse and member or global citizen of ISNCC;
  • Be from a low- to middle-income country as defined by the World Bank;
  • Reside in a country or region where English is not the primary language;
  • Be able to submit a partially or fully complete draft of the manuscript as part of the application:
    • The content of the manuscript must be directly related to cancer control.
    • For research or quality improvement project reports, the project must be completed prior to applying for the program.
  • Be committed to complete the manuscript over a period of 3-6 months

To express interest, please complete the Online Expression of Interest Form and email your draft manuscript to Professor Ray Chan via email Raymond.Chan@qut.edu.au. Expression of interest applications without a draft manuscript will not be considered.

Deadline for Expression of Interest is 31st January 2020.

ISNCC Knowledge Development and Dissemination Committee

Call For Expressions of Interest

October 18th, 2019 in Board in Action, ISNCC Projects

Be a writing mentor for an international colleague!

The ISNCC Editorial Assistance Program (EAP) is a new program that aims to mobilize volunteers to provide editorial support to authors from a non-English speaking background in preparation of their manuscript towards submission to a peer-reviewed journal. This initiative forms part of ISNCC’s efforts to enhance knowledge dissemination at a global level.

ISNCC is seeking Volunteer Language Advisors (VLA) for the initial pilot trial of the program in 2020. Each VLA will be called ONCE to assist an author or a team of authors to provide English language editorial support towards ONE manuscript. Prospective authors need to have a manuscript related to cancer control currently in progress.

  • Eligibility criteria for the VLA:
  • be a member or global citizen of ISNCC;
  • be proficient in the English language;
  • have published at least 3 articles in peer-reviewed journals;
  • be committed to assisting the author(s) to complete the manuscript over a period of 3-6 months; and
  • agree to not be named as an author on the paper for which he/she is providing language or editing support; however, acknowledgment of the VLA’s support in the publication might be appropriate.

To express interest, please fill in this short expression of interest form. For more information or to obtain a volunteer application, contact Professor Ray Chan via email Raymond.Chan@qut.edu.au. The deadline for Expressions of Interest is 22nd November 2019.

Sincerely

ISNCC Knowledge Development and Dissemination Committee

Call For ISNCC Award Nominations

September 27th, 2019 in ISNCC Projects

The ISNCC Head Office is currently accepting nominations for the ISNCC Awards until October 4, 2019, including:

  • Distinguished Merit Award
  • Robert Tiffany Lectureship
  • Past Presidents’ Award

Forms must be completed correctly for the nomination to be valid and all awards are for the International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) 2019, March 29 – April 1, 2019 in London, UK.

Please download and complete an ISNCC Awards Nomination Form and submit the following:

  • a complete curriculum vitae (CV) outlining all applicable experience
  • 2 letters of reference, including 1 letter from a national cancer nursing society if feasible
  • Self-nominations are acceptable, as long as documentation above is included

We would be happy to receive your completed nominations forms or questions at info@isncc.org.

ICCN 2020 Book Donation Initiative

The distribution of global cancer nursing education resources is unbalanced. There are insufficient cancer textbooks in low and middle-income countries where cancer nurses, educators, and researchers do not get adequate access to adequate professional books.

To support resource sharing and enhance cancer nursing development in underdeveloped areas, the ISNCC Communications Committee will launch the 3rd book donation activity at ICCN 2020. This activity was greatly supported by all the ISNCC members and participants at ICCN 2017-2018 with 76 textbooks in English and 31 textbooks in Chinese donated to 58 nurses from low resource areas. This enhanced the internal and external communication of ISNCC as well as promoting the sharing of educational resources.

We invite all ICCN 2020 delegates to bring books to donate or exchange.

The textbook donations criteria will be as follows:

  • Published within the last 10 years
  • Published by an authorized publishing company
  • Content range:
    • Cancer nursing theories
    • Clinical technologies and practices on cancer nursing
    • Research methods in cancer nursing
    • Any text related to cancer nursing

A table will be set up at ICCN and staffed by Communications Committee Members. Please ensure the textbooks you bring to ICCN follow the textbook donations criteria.

You are welcome to bring your books to the table and leave your contact information including email address. A book donation certificate will be sent to the donators.

We are looking forward to your participation!

ICCN 2020 will be in London, UK: Abstract Submissions are Open!

Linda U. Krebs, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Chair, Conference Management Committee, ISNCC

The ISNCC Board of Directors and its Conference Management Committee are thrilled to announce the next International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN 2020) to be held March 29th through April 1st, 2020 at Imperial College, London, UK! The theme for the conference is “Innovation and Inspiration: Celebrating the Global Impact of Oncology Nurses.” This is a most appropriate theme as 2020 has been designated as “The Year of the Nurse” by the World Health Organization. Additionally, 2020 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, so we will have plenty to celebrate!

The ISNCC Board of Directors and its Conference Management Committee are thrilled to announce the next International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN 2020) to be held March 29th through April 1st, 2020 at Imperial College, London, UK! The theme for the conference is “Innovation and Inspiration: Celebrating the Global Impact of Oncology Nurses.” This is a most appropriate theme as 2020 has been designated as “The Year of the Nurse” by the World Health Organization. Additionally, 2020 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, so we will have plenty to celebrate!

The conference will focus on all aspects of cancer nursing and our ability to impact patients, families, communities and nations through clinical practice, education, health policy, leadership, and research. Through scholarly discourse, networking and collaboration among oncology nursing educators, practitioners, researchers, and leaders from across the globe, we will showcase the remarkable work and dedication of nurses involved in cancer care.

The conference offers a wide variety of educational opportunities including pre-conference programs, plenary speakers, oral presentations, instructional sessions, and poster sessions as well as social and cultural events to educate and celebrate nurses. A special highlight will be the Robert Tiffany Award keynote address sponsored by the Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

ICCN 2020 will be ISNCC’s 23rd conference! It is especially exciting to be holding it in London, the birthplace of ISNCC. Imperial College will be an exceptional venue for our meeting. Located near Hyde Park and adjacent to museums, cultural sites, great restaurants, and shopping, it provides multiple modern meeting rooms and wonderful spots for networking and interacting with colleagues, sponsors and exhibitors. Pre-conference sessions will be held minutes away from Imperial College at the Royal Marsden. Tours of this remarkable facility are being arranged for those who are interested.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS Now OPEN

We also are excited to announce that abstract submissions are now being accepted for oral, rapid-fire, poster, and instructional sessions through the Abstract Portal. Visit iccn2020.org/ for more information.

Numerous topics will be accepted in the following categories: administration, management/ leadership, advanced practice, education, general practice, health policy, and research. The deadline for submission will be August 19th, 2019 at 11:59P EDT. Please see the portal for full information including requirements for submission.

We hope that you will submit an abstract and plan to attend ICCN 2020 in London, March 29th through April 1st, 2020. The conference provides a wonderful opportunity to share your professional activities and projects focused on cancer nursing administration, practice, education, health policy, leadership, and research. It also is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, make new friends and enjoy all that the conference and London have to offer!

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