January 4, 5, 1988 Los Angeles
February 8, 9, 1988 Orlando
Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Nursing Leaders
This four-part program emphasizes a multi-direction marketing approach to nurse recruitment and retention. Ideas will be presented on how to recruit new graduates, experienced nurses, retired nurses, and adolescent or mature men and women in nursing schools. The $160 registration fee for the two-day program comes with a $20 discount if registration is postmarked 18 days before the class date. Another $10-per-person discount is available for three or more people who register together. An audiotape and complete handout for the lecture are available for $95. For further information, contact Suzanne Hall Johnson, RN, MN, Hall Johnson Communications, Ine, 9737 West Ohio Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226.
January 7-9, 1988 Anaheim
February 11-13, 1988 Orlando
The Cost-Effective Clinical Nurse Specialist Conference
Clinical nurse specialists and their managers will learn how to develop and market a high quality, costeffective CNS role. Attendance for all three days will cost $225 and singleday attendance will also be available for $90 per day. A $5-per-day discount will be available for those who have their registration postmarked 18 days before the class. For more information, contact Suzanne Hall Johnson, RN, MN, Hall Johnson Communications, Inc., 9737 West Ohio Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226.
January 10-12, 1988
Alzheimer's Disease: A Symposium
Sponsored by the American Journal of Alzheimer's Care and Related Disorders and Research, this threeday program will be held in Boston. The program will feature lectures and workshops presented by leaders in the Alzheimer's field with the theme of the conference being "Creative Alliances in Research and Care." For more information, write to Alzheimer's Disease: A Symposium, 470 Boston Post Road, Westin, MA 02193, or call 617-899-2702.
January 22-February 5, 1988
Egypt Tour/Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification Review
Sponsored by Nursing 87 International Journeys, this 15-day tour offers up to 50 AACN-approved and 60 ???-approved continuation contact hours. Trips to three representative health care facilities are also planned. For more information, call 212-598-4700 in New York, or 800-645-2222 outside of New York.
January 25-29, 1988
First Annual Kauai Symposium: Gerontology 1988
"Care of the Elderly for Physicians and Nurses" will be the theme of this symposium to be held in Kauai, Hawaii. The symposium is sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Nursing and Medicine, and offers 2.0 CEU/CMEs. For more information, contact Ellen Lemberg, RN, MS, UCHSC, SON, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, C288, Denver, CO 80262; 303-394-8691.
January 28, 1988 Atlanta
April 8, 1988 Dallas
May 18, 1988 San Francisco
How to Establish a Teaching Nursing Home Program
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing are offering free one-day conferences on how to start a teaching nursing home to enable nursing schools throughout the country to affiliate with an area nursing home to strengthen clinical, research, and educational endeavors in the field of gerontology. Contact Mary Cartier, Associate Director, RCCs, Room 499. School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096, or call (215) 898-5074
February 15-17, 1988
Recent Advances in Geriatric Rehabilitation 1988: What Is It? Who Needs It? What Works?
This conference, which will be held in San Diego, will acquaint physicians and allied health professionals with a broad range of diagnostic and treatment considerations that influence short and long-term rehabilitation efforts for elderly patients. The fee is $295 for physicians, $195 for allied health professionals and residents, and $125 for full-time, nonpracticing students. Contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education, UC San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093, or call (619) 534-3940 for further information.
February 15-19, 1988
International Conference on Homes, Housing and Services for the Aging
To be held in Israel, this conference will be sponsored by The International Conference of Jewish Homes and Housing for the Aging. Professionals interested in service to the aging will discuss and debate issues and concerns which exist in contemporary society. The $1237 fee includes air fare and hotel and accommodations. Fees for those who do not require flights and hotels will be $150 per person. Contact Dr Herbert Shore, Executive Vice President, NAJHHA, 2525 Centerville Road, Dallas, TX 75228 for more information.
Call for Abstracts
for the Eleventh Annual Geriatric Research and Clinical Practice Conference sponsored by the University of Florida Colleges of Nursing and Medicine. February 16-17. 1988, in Orlando. Florida. For more information, contact Melody J. Marshall. PhD. RN, J-187 JHMHC. College of Nursing. University of Florida, Gainesville. FL 32610: 904-392-3531.
February 18-19, 1988
Interdisciplinary Conference on Justice in Health Care
The Second Interdisciplinary Conference on Justice in Health Care, sponsored by the University of Florida, will be held in Orlando, Florida. The theme will be "Advancing Frontiers in Health Care Delivery Systems: Ethics, Justice, the Law and Health Policy. " For additional information, contact Dr. Diane LaRochelle, University of Florida, College of Nursing/JHEP, 580 W. 8th Street, Suite 8011, Jacksonville, FL 32209.
February 25-27, 1988
Them Ol' Bones V
This international, multidisciplinary conference on musculoskeletal disease in the aged will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona. The seminar, sponsored by St. Luke's Medical Center, encourages submission of abstracts. For more information, contact Christine Campbell, Campbell Meeting Management, 4659 South Lakeshore Drive, Suite D, Tempe, AZ 85282; 602-838-6728.
March 24-26, 1988
Key Aspects of Comfort: Management of Pain, Fatigue, and Nausea
Current research and practice in the area of comfort will be examined by clinicians and researchers and proceedings will be published. This conference, sponsored by the University of NC at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, ANA Council of Nurse Researchers, and the Southern Nursing Research Society, will be held in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration fee is not yet determined. For more information, contact Ruth A. Wiese, Project Manager, UNC School of Nursing, 210 Carrington Hall 214h, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, or call (919) 966-2263.
April 18-21, 1988
Mid-America Congress on Aging
This 15th annual conference will be held in St. Louis. Speeches by national experts, intensives on important issues, practical workshops on new findings, model projects and everyday challenges, and social activities will be included. For further information, contact Mid- America Congress on Aging, 9400 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112, or call (913) 788-9766.
April 28-29, 1988
Third Annual Conference on Gerontological Nursing
The conference is sponsored by the South Carolina Nurses Association Council on Gerontological Nursing and will be held in Greenville, South Carolina. For more information, contact Beverly House, RN, MSN, Director, Nursing Education, Greenville General Hospital, 100 Mallard Street, Greenville, SC 29601.
May 6-7, 1988
Exploitation By Professionals: The Abuse of Power
Cosponsored by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Association Against Client Exploitation by Professionals, this two-day conference will be held at the Hershey Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For more information, contact Rita Nemchik, MS, RN, Director, Center for Continuing Education, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, 420 Service Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096; 215-898-4522.
July 18-19, 1988
Low Vision Symposium
This conference, which will be held in Manhattan, is cosponsored by The Lighthouse Low Vision Services and The Gerontological Society of America. The theme will be "AgeRelated Vision Loss: Developments in Low Vision Practice and Research." Ophthalmologists, optometrists, rehabilitation service providers, administrators, gerontologists, researchers, and educators will be able to participate in a wide range of workshops and panel discussions. A display of optical devices and other demonstrations will be included. For further information, contact The Lighthouse, The New York Association for the Blind, 111 East 59th Street, New York, New York 10022, or call (212) 355-2200.
August 28-September 2, 1988
The XIII World Conference on Health Education
The conference, which is the triennial meeting of the International Union for Health Education, will be held in Houston. Health education issues and resolutions dealing with such topics as child survival, access to health, mass communications, international networking, AIDS, and other topics will be addressed. Conference organizers are the International Union for Health Education, The Centers for Disease Control, The National Center for Health Education, and The United States Host Committee. For more information, contact the US Host Committee, PO Box 20186, Suite 902, Houston, TX 77225; 713-792-8540.