November 30, 1986
Call for Abstracts
Sigma Thêta Tau, international honor society of nursing, in cooperation with the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Nursing Research Society of the United Kingdom, announces plans to cosponsor the fourth International Research Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland, July 29-30, 1987. Abstracts for papers and poster presentations of completed or ongoing scholarly work are invited for consideration. The congress' theme will be "Clinical Excellence in Nursing: International Networking." Deadline for abstracts is November 30, 1986. For submission guidelines and further information about the Congress and study tours, contact the program office of Sigma Thêta Tau, UOO Waterway Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202; or call 317-634-8171.
December 1, 1986
Call for Papers
The Eighth Annual Research Symposium sponsored by the University of North Carolina Greensboro School of Nursing, Gamma Zeta chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, and Greensboro and Northwest AHECs will take place April 2-3, 1987 in Greensboro, NC. The theme is "Reaching Out: Linking Research and Practice." Guidelines for abstracts may be obtained from Rebecca James, PhD, RN, UNC Greensboro School of Nursing, Greensboro, NC 27412-5001; 919-334-5010. Deadline for abstract submission is December 1, 1986.
December 4-5, 1986
Cancer in the Life Cycle: Focus on the Elderly, a continuing education course sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Cost for the course is $75 for one day and $135 for days with six contact credit hours per day. For more information, contact Rita Nemchick, RN, MS, Center for Continuing Education, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 420 Service Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 215-898-4522.
December 6, 1986
The Fourteenth Annual Symposium on Geriatric Medicine to be held at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Program directors will include Edmund G. Beacham, MD and John R. Burton, MD. The symposium will be held at the Francis Scott Key Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Fees are $65 for physicians; $50 for other health professionals, residents, and fellows. A Category I 7 AMA will be awarded. For further information, contact: Program Coordinator, Office of Continuing Education, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Turner 22, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205; 301-955-6046.
February 17-18, 1987
First National Interdisciplinary Conference
Just Health Care: The Interface of Ethics, Economics and Health Policy. The conference is sponsored by the University of Florida's College of Nursing, Medical Humanities Program, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, College of Medicine; and the Center for Applied Philosophy and Ethics in the Professions. The fee is $60 for one day and $90 for both days. A discount is available for students with current ID cards, $50 or $35. CEUs will be awarded. For more information contact: Dr. Diane LaRochelle, University of Florida College of Nursing/JHEP, 580 W. 8th Street, Suite 8011, Jacksonville, FL 32209; 904-359-6303.
March 1, 1987
Call for Abstracts
The Fifteenth Annual Nursing Research Conference to take place September 15-17, 1987 at the University of Arizona School of Nursing. A 3-5 page research summary is due by March 1, 1987 to: Program Subcommittee Chairman, College of Nursing, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721; 602-626-6233.
March 30- April 2, 1987
Normal Aging and Clinical Problems in the Elderly
An international symposium will take place in Montreux, Switzerland. Emphasis will be on cardiology, hypertension, nephrology, pulmonology, endocrinology, cerebrovascular diseases, psychogeriatrics, and other medical subspecialties in the elderly. Registration fee for the symposium is $200. For more information, write Secretariat, Aging & Clinical Problems in the Elderly, 9 KehilatSofia Street, 69018 Tel-Aviv, Israel; or call 03-479515.
Nursing Administration in Home Health Care Services and Clinical Specialization in Home Health Care Services
Graduate programs at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. Clinical specialization program includes: Care of older adults and their families, and care of the dying and their families.
Graduate programs include: Nursing administration, rehabilitation, and gerontological nursing.
Full- and part-time study available.
Contact: Bianca Chambers, project director, Home Health Care Program, Boston University School of Nursing, 635 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215.