The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE NURSE LEARNER

Abstract

A del phi University

Garden CiIy, New York 11530

Nurses' relationships with their patients, staffs, profession and the law will be explored in several courses offered at Adelphi University beginning in February.

The noncredit courses, offered by the School of Nursing and designed for professional nurses, are "Sensitivity Training," "Supervision for Head Nurses," "Improving the Quality of Patient Care," "Law and the Nurse," and "Current Professional Concerns."

Eugene Nad I er, social scientist at the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, will direct the weekend sensitivity training session February 26-28. The fee is $350.

"Supervision for Head Nurses" will meet Tuesday afternoons February 2 to April 1 3 from 3 to 5 pm, under the instruction of Edward Levin, professor of labor and industrial relations at Cornell University. The fee is $50.

Lucy De Risi Alexander, assistant professor of nursing, and Barbara Kos, instructor in nursing, will teach the course on improving the quality of patient care. Designed for nurses in head-nurse and team-leader positions in general hospitals, the course will meet on Friday afternoons from March 5 to April 2. The fee is $100.

Professional concerns will be discussed on four Wednesday evenings beginning February 10 under the direction of Teresa Christy, associate professor of nursing and director of the graduate program in medical-surgical nursing at Adelphi.

Licensure, the physician's assistant and the American Nursing Association position paper will be among the topics. The fee is $15.

"Law and the Nurse," meeting ten Monday evenings beginning February 1, will be taught by Mrs. Esther Chames, director of the School of Nursing, Jewish Hospital in Brooklyn. The fee is $50.

Registration and more course information can be obtained from the Division of Continuing Education, 105 Levermore Hall, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York 11530; 516-747-2200, extension 533.

Central New York Regional Medical Program

Upstate Medical Center

Syracuse, New York

A comprehensive five-week course, entitled "Coronary Care Nursing, " will be offered February 1 - March 5 and again April 26 - May 28. It is designed to prepare nurses to function in beginning positions in coronary care units. The schedule provides for selected supervised clinical experience with an elective sixth week in clinical experience available (March 8-12 and May 31 -June 4).

Special Care Unit Nursing - These fourweek courses will be offered January 1 1 - February 5 and March 8 - April 2. Elective weeks in additional clinical experience will be February 8-12 and April 5-9. The course will include supervised clinical experience, classroom instraction, demonstrations, and independent study. Content will involve nursing the patient requiring intensive care.

Rehabilitation Nursing - This 1 3-day ( 1 00hour) course on April 12-28 is designed to help the nurse develop into an effective member of the rehabilitation team. It combines instruction in theory, planned clinical experience in the rehabilitation unit, occupational and physical therapy, and planned time for independent study.

Developing the Developers I - This program, to be held April 12-16, is designed to help prepare the Registered Nurse as an instructor in patient care. The program will include group discussion on program design and developments, instructional techniques, evaluation instruments, communication skills, educational material resources, and nursing procedure formats.

Developing the Developers I! - This course from June 7-11 is an advanced program of instructional and communications techniques, continuing from "Developing the Developers I." Completion of "Developing the Developers I" is a prerequisite.

Respiratory Disease Nursing - To be held March 22 - April 2, this is a two- week residential program designed to increase the knowledge of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in the care and management of…

A del phi University

Garden CiIy, New York 11530

Nurses' relationships with their patients, staffs, profession and the law will be explored in several courses offered at Adelphi University beginning in February.

The noncredit courses, offered by the School of Nursing and designed for professional nurses, are "Sensitivity Training," "Supervision for Head Nurses," "Improving the Quality of Patient Care," "Law and the Nurse," and "Current Professional Concerns."

Eugene Nad I er, social scientist at the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, will direct the weekend sensitivity training session February 26-28. The fee is $350.

"Supervision for Head Nurses" will meet Tuesday afternoons February 2 to April 1 3 from 3 to 5 pm, under the instruction of Edward Levin, professor of labor and industrial relations at Cornell University. The fee is $50.

Lucy De Risi Alexander, assistant professor of nursing, and Barbara Kos, instructor in nursing, will teach the course on improving the quality of patient care. Designed for nurses in head-nurse and team-leader positions in general hospitals, the course will meet on Friday afternoons from March 5 to April 2. The fee is $100.

Professional concerns will be discussed on four Wednesday evenings beginning February 10 under the direction of Teresa Christy, associate professor of nursing and director of the graduate program in medical-surgical nursing at Adelphi.

Licensure, the physician's assistant and the American Nursing Association position paper will be among the topics. The fee is $15.

"Law and the Nurse," meeting ten Monday evenings beginning February 1, will be taught by Mrs. Esther Chames, director of the School of Nursing, Jewish Hospital in Brooklyn. The fee is $50.

Registration and more course information can be obtained from the Division of Continuing Education, 105 Levermore Hall, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York 11530; 516-747-2200, extension 533.

Central New York Regional Medical Program

Upstate Medical Center

Syracuse, New York

A comprehensive five-week course, entitled "Coronary Care Nursing, " will be offered February 1 - March 5 and again April 26 - May 28. It is designed to prepare nurses to function in beginning positions in coronary care units. The schedule provides for selected supervised clinical experience with an elective sixth week in clinical experience available (March 8-12 and May 31 -June 4).

Special Care Unit Nursing - These fourweek courses will be offered January 1 1 - February 5 and March 8 - April 2. Elective weeks in additional clinical experience will be February 8-12 and April 5-9. The course will include supervised clinical experience, classroom instraction, demonstrations, and independent study. Content will involve nursing the patient requiring intensive care.

Rehabilitation Nursing - This 1 3-day ( 1 00hour) course on April 12-28 is designed to help the nurse develop into an effective member of the rehabilitation team. It combines instruction in theory, planned clinical experience in the rehabilitation unit, occupational and physical therapy, and planned time for independent study.

Developing the Developers I - This program, to be held April 12-16, is designed to help prepare the Registered Nurse as an instructor in patient care. The program will include group discussion on program design and developments, instructional techniques, evaluation instruments, communication skills, educational material resources, and nursing procedure formats.

Developing the Developers I! - This course from June 7-11 is an advanced program of instructional and communications techniques, continuing from "Developing the Developers I." Completion of "Developing the Developers I" is a prerequisite.

Respiratory Disease Nursing - To be held March 22 - April 2, this is a two- week residential program designed to increase the knowledge of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in the care and management of patients with respiratory disease. Special emphasis will be placed on obstructive airway disease.

Management of the Diabetic· Patient - A residential course from May 3-7 in management of the diabetic patient is designed to increase the Registered Nurse's knowledge of diabetes and prepare her to teach self-care to the patient and/or his family.

Neu rosurgica I- Neurologica I Nursing - Conducted from February 1-26 and again May 3-28, this course divides four weeks of instruction between theory and supervised clinical laboratory experience. Participants are preassigned study in anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the nervous system, which is followed up in course instruction.

Courses are limited to Registered Nurses with current licenses in the seventeen-county region covered by the CNY Regional Medical Program. Tuition is free and participants are granted $9 for meals and $10 for lodging per day. Travel to and from Syracuse will be paid at 10 cents per mile. The sponsor is Continuing Education in Nursing, Central New York Regional Medical Program, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, N. Y. 13210.

University of Illinois al the Medical Center

College of Nursing

845 South Damen Avenue

Chicago, Illinois

Telephone: 312-663-7800

Four- Week Workshops for the study of Intensive Coronary Care Nursing

March 1 to March 26, 1971

May 3 to May 28, 1971

Supported by $46,674 grant from the Illinois Department of Public Health, each workshop will offer four weeks of tuition-free training. Enrollment will be limited to twenty.

Each workshop is designed for motivated registered nurses in Illinois, nominated by a hospital with a Coronary Care Unit that is currently in operation or planning for early opening. The purpose of the program is to enhance the competency of nurses in Illinois to function in the physician-nurse approach in Coronary Care Units.

Each student will:

1 . receive formal classroom instruction and guided clinical practice with coronary patients.

2. receive laboratory experience with a multimedia system in coronary care.

3. participate in daily seminars relative to nursing problems.

Workshop faculty will consist of professors from the University of Illinois College of Nursing and College of Medicine, and qualified staff from Intensive Coronary Care Units.

Classroom instruction will be provided in the College of Nursing's new thirteen-story building at the U. of I. Medical Center Campus, with clinical instruction scheduled for several Chicago area coronary care units, including Weiss Memorial Hospital, 4646 Marine Drive.

Stipends to cover some living expenses may be obtained by nurses who must change their residence during the workshop. Housing information may be arranged through the College of Nursing.

For further information, write to: Miss Cecelia Fennessy, Intensive Coronary Care Workshop, University of Illinois at the Medical Center, P.O. Box 6998, Chicago, Illinois 60680.

Indiana University

School of Nursing at IUPUI

A Videotaped Lecture Series on Management of Patient Care - Eight sequential videotaped programs for use as introductory material for group discussions and subsequent application of new knowledge to the specific job situation.

Topics covered are: ( 1 ) The Changing Role of the Head Nurse; (2) Organization of the Patient Care Division; (3) Administrative Principles Applied to the Head Nurse Situation; (4) The role of the Head Nurse in Management of Patient Care; (5) The Nursing Team Conference; (6) The Head Nurse's Role in Evaluation of Patient Care; (7) Facilitating Personnel Development; and (8) The Head Nurse's Responsibilities for Personal and Professional Growth.

A series of- eight one-half hour black and while one-inch Ampex videotaped lectures is available to institutions, and agencies having compatible viewing equipment and a designated Program Coordinator to assume responsibility for programming, presentation and followup group discussion. Available on a continuous rotation basis.

The programs are designed primarily to assist the novice Head Nurse to identify changing roles; study the kind of working relationships needed to work with other health personnel for achieving maximum effectiveness; and apply this information to the work setting in an effort to provide a climate of improved, coordinated patient care.

Prepared and distributed by Indiana University School of Nursing at IUPUI and The Indiana Regional Medical Program Nursing Committee. A rental fee of $200.00 provides a set of eight videotapes mailed every two weeks; and twenty copies of Study Guides for the complete program. Additional copies of Study Guides are available a 5Oc per set.

Evaluation of Clinical Nursing Experience - Major purposes of the course are to analyze various purposes and methods of clinical evaluation and to develop skill in objectively evaluating preservice students' clincial nursing experiences. June 14-18, 1971, School of Nursing Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana.

The course is designed for faculty members of professional nursing programs in educational institutions who are currently responsible for preservice students' clinical evaluations. Must have educational background and experience in identifying objectives and behaviors. Must also have a knowledge of the following statistical concepts as they relate to grading: absolute scale, rating scale, normal curve norms, validity, reiiability, weighting, mean, median, range, standard deviation, T-score, standard score, raw score, subjective and objective. Sponsored by Indiana University School of Nursing at IUPUI and the Professional Nurse Traineeship Program, Division of Nursing, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. $75.00 Traineeships for fees. Stipends available for those who must change place of residence.

Counseling Techniques Applied to Nursing Practice - Includes discussion of dynamics of leadership effectiveness; major components of interpersonal influence; processes of developing skills in communication; basic tools and techniques of counseling; application of mental health concepts basic to understanding feelings and behaviors of clients in a variety of kinds of settings involving the nurse; and awareness experiences in perceiving, listening, and communicating verbally and non-verbally. Application of theory is provided by learner participation in videotaped role-playing of actual case situations followed by discussion and analysis of instant video replay. July 1 9-23, 1971, School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Designed for professional nurses employed in administrative, supervisory, and teaching positions in hospitals, schools of nursing, public health agencies, extended care facilities, other health agencies. Sponsored by Indiana University School of Nursing at IUPUI and the Professional Nurse Traineeship Program, Division of Nursing, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Wlfare. $75.00 Professional Nurse Short-term Traineeship funds for Fees and stipends available to those who qualify. (Pending funding).

For further information write:

Miss Jean E. Schweer

Director, Continuing Education

Indiana University School of Nursing at IUPUI

1232 West Michigan Street

Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

Phone: 317-264-7779

University of Kentucky

College of Nursing

Lexington, Kentucky 40506

Nursing Assessment and Development of a Nursing Care Plan - The purpose of this course is to help registered nurses increase knowledge and skill in assessing patient nursing care needs in making a plan of nursing care for patients and putting it in written form so that it can be communicated to others who are also responsible for the care of the patient.

This is a multiple session course. Participants should attend both sessions. The first session is scheduled for January 25-27, 1971. The second session is planned for June 7 and 8, 1971. The course will be held at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Continuing Education Center for the Health Sciences, Rose Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40506. Enrollment is limited to forty.

Sponsorship: Ohio Valley Regional Medical Program. There are no fees or stipends.

Nursing Approaches to People with LongTerm Illness. - The purpose of this course is to help registered nurses increase knowledge and skill in the care of people with long-term illness.

This is a multiple session course and participants should plan to attend both sessions. The first session is planned for February 22-26, 1971. The second session is scheduled for April 26-30, 1971. Both sessions will be held at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Continuing Education Center for the Health Sciences, Rose Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40506. Enrollment is limited to forty. Sponsorship and stipend grants have been applied for.

Educational Media in Nursing Education - The purpose of this course is to assist the teacher of nursing in the effective use of the newer methods of audio-visual education. The course will be held, June 21-23, 1971, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Continuing Education Center for the Health Sciences, Rose Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40506. Enrollment is limited to forty. Fee will be announced; no stipends available.

For further information regarding the above three short-term courses, please write to:

(Miss) Irma M. Boite

Director of Continuing Education

College of Nursing

Medical Center Annex No. 2

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky 40506

The University of Michigan School of Nursing

Continuing Education Services

104 West Huron, Room 201

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

New Perspectives for Nursing Inservice Educators in Community Hospitals - This course is aimed at assisting inservice educators in gaining more knowledge and skill in giving leadership to nursing personnel. Workshop dates: January 1 8-29, 1 97 1 , and March 22 - April 2, 1971, Towsley Center for Continuing Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Open to inservice educators (with the prerogative of accepting instate nurses first). Sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Nursing and the Michigan Association for Regional Medical Programs. No fee - a traineeship of $160 per person will be given at the end of the course to cover per them costs for participates outside the Ann Arbor area. One round trip travel fare will be paid; For further information write, Miss Géraldine Skinner, R.N., Project Director, Continuing Education Services.

Fundamentals of Coronary Care Nursing - A comprehensive course emphasizing the basic concepts and skills necessary for the nurse practitioner with no experience in coronary care nursing who will have major responsibility for teaching or management of a CCU. Includes three weeks of theoretical instruction plus forty hours of supervised clinical experience. Dates: April 1 2 - May 7, 1 97 1 , Towsley Center for Continuing Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Acceptance of instate nurses first, then - if any openings will accept out-of-state nurses; Sponsored by University of Michigan School of Nursing and the Michigan Association for Regional Medical Programs. No fee required, no stipends or traineeships given.

Advanced Coronary Care Nursing Seminar - Objective is to provide the CCU nurse practitioner with an opportunity for indepth exploration of topics specifically related to coronary care nursing. February 1 5-26, 1 97 1 , and May 1 7-28, 1 97 1 , Towsley Center for Continuing Medical Educacation, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Limited to twenty CCU nurses who have had a minimum of one year coronary care nursing experience; Acceptance of instate nurses first, then if any openings will accept out-ofstate nurses; Sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Nursing and the Michigan Association for Regional Medical Programs: No fee, traineeships or stipends.

Teaching Concepts of Coronary Care Nursing - To understand the concepts of coronary care nursing; to develop basic skills in designing and implementing a coronary care program of instruction. June 21 - July 16, 1971, Towsley Center for Continuing Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan; limited to twenty inservice educators and faculty of basic schools of nursing. Acceptance of Michigan nurses first, then out-of-state nurses. Sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Nursing and the Michigan Association for Regional Medical Programs. No fee, no traineeship or stipend given.

For further information on Coronary Care Nursing write: Miss Elisa Diehl, R.N., Assistant Project Director, Continuing Education Services.

New Jersey Regional Medical Program

7 Glenwood Avenue

East Orange, New Jersey 07017

Cancer Care Course for Nurses - Consists of twenty days of theoretical instruction and guided clinical experience. Held on Tuesday and Wednesday of ten consecutive weeks, February 2- April 7, 1971 at United Hospitals of Newark, including BlackStevenson Memorial Clinic. Class limited to twenty-five graduates of a state-approved school of nursing who hold a current license to practice professional nursing in the State of New Jersey. Applicants must be currently employed in any agency where there are patients with cancer. Applicants must be recommended by their employer and released from regular employment during the scheduled days of the program. The course is sponsored by the Department of Nursing of Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, New Jersey and funded by the New Jersey Regional Medical Program. Participating hospitals and agencies must maintain course participants on full salary and fringe benefits in accordance with their own employment policies for the duration of the course. Applicants will assume responsibility for their own travel expense and lunches.

For further information and application blank write Miss Frances McLaughlin, R.N., M. A., Project Coordinator, Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003. Telephone: 201-748-9000.

Continuing Education Information Office

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, Pennsylvania 16802

Phone: 865-6585 Area Code 814

Education Clinic for Nurse Teachers. designed to assist the diploma and/or baccalaureate nurse graduate in understanding and applying educational principles to instructional tasks. March 28 to April 2 at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. Registration fee: $75. For further information, write Continuing Education Conference Center, J. Orvis Keller Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. 16801. Telephone 814-865-7557.

Leadership Development in Nursing Service - This three-term comprehensive course in leadership and management principles will meet weekly, two hours per week, for fourteen weeks per term.

The course is designed to offer nurses extended study in management, leadership, communication, and interpersonal relations. It will be scheduled during evening hours and over an extended time period to accommodate persons whose home and work responsibilities do not allow participation in programs demanding extensive travel and overnight accommodations. Enrollment is open to all registered nurses.

This program will be held at Allentown, McKeesport, Ogontz, and Wilkes-Barre areas. The program is offered by Continuing Education and the College of Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University.

Management of Nursing Functions - This program presents concepts essential to sound administrative action. Organizing and planning, solving and decision making, and evaluation and communication concepts essential to implementation in the administrative process are presented and utilized by enrollees in group assignment sessions.

Previous preparation and experience in supervision are not necessary for enrollment in this course. Enrollment is open to all registered nurses.

This program will be held March 22-26, 1971 at the Capitol Campus, The Pennsylvania State University, Middletown, Pennsylvania. The program is offered by Continuing Education and the College of Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University. The fee is $115.

Motivation ana" Stimulation of Employees - Participants will study behavioral principles of supervision with the objective of understanding and developing skills conducive to achieving a management climate which promotes optimum performance of employees. Lecture, panels, and group work assignments are utilized to present information and encourage development of leadership skills.

This program is for nurses with leadership or management responsibilities and some experience in supervision in hospitals, nursing homes, and public health or other agencies. Enrollment is open to all registered nurses.

This program will be held April 1 9-23, 1 97 1 , at Seven Springs Resort, Champion, Pennsylvania. The program is offered by Continuing Education and the College of Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University. The fee is $115.

The Nurse Practitioner as a Teacher - Basic instruction in the dynamics of teaching and learning, adult education concepts, and conference and interview techniques in the teaching-learning process are covered in this course. Sources and the use of appropriate teaching materials for formal and informal teaching of staff or patient are discussed. Work sessions provide opportunity to apply concepts to teaching activities. Enrollment is open to all registered nurses.

This program will be held March 15-19, 1971 at the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, 9th & Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, The program is offered by Continuing Education, the College of Education and the College of Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University. The fee is $115.

For further information on above courses contact: Mrs. Kathrine D. Heath, Coordinator, 501 J. Orvis Keller Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, phone (814) 865-7513; or Continuing Education Office, The Ogontz Campus, The Pennsylvania State University, 1619 Cloverly Lane, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001, phone (215) 886-9400.

Education Clinic for Nurse Teachers - This Clinic will offer participants an intensive session of lectures, demonstrations, and problem-oriented discussions. The emphasis throughout the Clinic will be on practical ways of dealing with typical teaching situations.

Morning sessions will begin at 8:30 and conclude at 1 1 :30, with a coffee break at midmorning. The afternoon practicum will begin at 1 :00 and conclude at 4:30 p.m. During this period participants will have the opportunity to practice teaching techniques with small groups. Sessions will be videotaped to enable participants to observe and analyze their own efforts on a televised playback.

Although the specific material to be presented during the week's study will be determined in part by the interests and needs of participants, it is anticipated that the following topics will be discussed:

Does psychology have anything to say to the teacher? - readiness, motivation, practice, meaningful ness, reinforcement, individual differences, retention, and transfer.

Are there principles that apply to teaching? - the impact of the teacher's behavior on learners.

When should instructional techniques be varied? - lecture, demonstration, committee work, and discussions.

What does technology offer the teacher? and vice versa - film strips, overhead projectors, single concept films, and programmed instruction.

Can teaching efforts or student learning be measured? - objectivity and subjectivity of tests, test planning, item construction, evaluation and grading. Enrollment is open to all registered nurses.

This program will be held March 28- April 2, 1971 at the Conference Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania. The program is offered by Continuing Education and the College of Education. The fee is $75.

For further information contact: Ronald A vil lion, Conference Coordinator, Conference Center, J, Orvis Keller Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, phone (814) 865-7557.

Purdue University

Department of Nursing

West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

Telephone: 749-2936

The Annual Seminar for Teachers in Associate Degree Programs in Nursing has been presented annually since 1964 for new Associate Degree faculty who wish to increase their skills in the planning and implementation of the curriculum of an associate degree program in nursing. Included among the activities are small group discussions related to objectives, outcomes and the selection of learning experiences; general discussions about pre- and post-conferences and evaluation of courses and student performance; and two clinical laboratory experiences in the hospital using the multiple assignment method. The Seminar wili be held July 19-29, 1971 at Purdue University, with a maximum enrollment of 48 persons new to associate degree programs. Sponsored by the Department of Nursing at Purdue, the Seminar is pending federal finding. Support would provide tuition for U.S. citizens and a stipend for persons changing residence during the Seminar. For information, write to Mrs. Helen R. Johnson, Professor and Head, Department of Nursing, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907; telephone 7492936.

University of Southern Mississippi

School of Nursing

Office of Continuing Education in Nursing

An Industrial Audiometry Workshop is scheduled for January 1 97 1 , at the University of Southern Mississippi. A date will be announced in the near future. The course of study will focus on (1) planning and carrying out a hearing conservation program in industry and (2) the fundamentals of pure tone audiometrie testing. Upon completion of this course each participant will: (1) Be able to assist in planning and implementing a hearing conservation program in industry under adequate supervision. (2) Possess fundamental knowledge of pure tone audiometrie testing and the basic interpretation of audiograms. The principal instructor will be Dr. Roger K. Winger, Assistant Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi at Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The workshop is open to all industrial nurses, safety officers, and other personnel concerned wkhhearingconservation. The registration fee is $100.00 and preregistration is requested. The ten preregist ration applications received first will he admitted for this workshop.

A three-day workshop entitled The Nursing Process: Assessment is scheduled for March 2426, 1 97 1 , at the University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The focus of this workshop will be the assessment step of the Nursing Process. The faculty for this workshop will be Dr. Betty Allison and Mary Collins of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. The workshop is open to all registered nurses. The fee is $25.00.

A four-day institute on Teaching the Diabetic Patient will be held February 2-5, 1971, at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The purpose of this institute is to assist health professionals in planning a diabetes education program for health agencies. The primary faculty will be Miss Wynema McGrew, Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Southern Mississippi. The institute is open to all interested registered nurses. The registration fee is $20.00.

The Nurses' Role in Maximizing the Potential of the Older Adult and Geriatric Patient is the title of a three-day workshop which will be held May 5-7, 1971, at the University of Southern Mississippi at Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The purpose of this workshop is to identify ways the nurse can assist the older adult and geriatric patient in maintaining his maximum level of health. Mrs. Margaret Taylor, Public Health Nurse from Chico, California, will be the primary faculty. This workshop is open to all registered nurses. The registration fee is $25.00.

For further information on all continuing education opportunities at the University of Southern Mississippi School of Nursing write Mrs. Avis Rabin, Acting Director, Office of Continuing Education in Nursing, Box 95, Southern Station, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401, or call her at (601) 266-7125.

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