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ICSM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Sociology of Medicine

San Francisco, USA
September 28 - 29, 2017

Conference Code: 17US09ICSM

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICSM 2017: 19th International Conference on Sociology of Medicine aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sociology of Medicine. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sociology of Medicine.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Sociology of Medicine are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICSM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Sociology of Medicine. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   July 31, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   August 14, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   August 28, 2017
Conference Dates   September 28 - 29, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) The Determination of Stress Experienced by Nursing Undergraduate Students during Their Education
Gülden Küçükakça, Şefika Dilek Güven, Rahşan Kolutek, Seçil Taylan
2) Impact of Flexibility on Patient Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention: A Critical Reassessment and Model Development
Pradeep Kumar, Shibashish Chakraborty, Sasadhar Bera
3) Development of a Software System for Management and Genetic Analysis of Biological Samples for Forensic Laboratories
Mariana Lima, Rodrigo Silva, Victor Stange, Teodiano Bastos
4) An Exploratory Study in Nursing Education: Factors Influencing Nursing Students’ Acceptance of Mobile Learning
R. Abdulrahman, A. Eardley, A. Soliman
5) Creating Smart and Healthy Cities by Exploring the Potentials of Emerging Technologies and Social Innovation for Urban Efficiency: Lessons from the Innovative City of Boston
Mohammed Agbali, Claudia Trillo, Yusuf Arayici, Terrence Fernando
6) Healthcare Waste Management Practices in Bangladesh: A Case Study in Dhaka City, Bangladesh
H. M. Nuralam, Z. Xiao-lan, B. K. Dubey, D. Wen-Chuan
7) High-Value Health System for All: Technologies for Promoting Health Education and Awareness
M. P. Sebastian
8) Energy-Efficient Clustering Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare Monitoring
Ebrahim Farahmand, Ali Mahani
9) The Political Biographies of Social Workers: A Qualitative Study of the Political Lives of Social Workers
Hefin Gwilym
10) Family Carers' Experiences in Striving for Medical Care and Finding Their Solutions for Family Members with Mental Illnesses
Yu-Yu Wang, Shih-Hua Hsieh, Ru-Shian Hsieh
11) Enhancing Critical Reflective Practice in Fieldwork Education: An Exploratory Study of the Role of Social Work Agencies in the Welfare Context of Hong Kong
Yee-May Chan
12) Nurses’ Views on ‘Effective Nurse Leader’ Characteristics in Iraq
S. Abed, S. O’Neill
13) The Efficiency of Cytochrome Oxidase Subunit 1 Gene (cox1) in Reconstruction of Phylogenetic Relations among Some Crustacean Species
Yasser M. Saad, Heba El-Sebaie Abd El-Sadek
14) Proposing Problem-Based Learning as an Effective Pedagogical Technique for Social Work Education
Christine K. Fulmer
15) Evaluation of the Effect of Nursing Services Provided in a Correctional Institution on the Physical Health Levels and Health Behaviors of Female Inmates
Şenay Pehli̇van, Gülümser Kublay

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