June 25-25, 1987
Planning for Special Needs of Alzheimer's Victims: A Praoactive Approach for Nurse Practitioners
This conference, tailored for nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals will take place in San Diego, CA. Registration fees are $150; students, $75 and and a $75 daily fee. CEUs pending. For more information, contact Darlene Jelenik, RN, CFNP or Lloyd Lamb, PhD, American Geriatrics & Gerontology, 1024 Eubank N. E. Suite A, Albuquerque, NM 87112; 505-296-4867.
July 17-20, 1987
The 12th National Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Symposium
This symposium, sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Nursing, will be held in Keystone, Colorado. Cost is $175. and 2.2 CEUs will be offered. For more information, contact Ellen Lemberg, RN, UCHSC, School of Nursing, 4200 East Ninth Avenue. C288, Denver, CO 80262; 303-394-8691.
August 28-September 2, 1988
The XlII 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.
Gerontological Nursing Specialization for Graduates
The University of Michigan School of Nursing will offer a new graduate specialization in gerontological nursing beginning September, 1987. The program prepares graduates for leadership in roles primarily of direct care, consultant to care, and/or supervisor of care. For more information, contact: Thelma J. Wells, PhD, RN, FAAN, Center for the Development of Gerontological Nursing, University of Michigan School of Nursing, 400 North Ingalls Building, Room 1226, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0482.
September 16-19, 1987
Sixth Annual Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners
The Montana Gerontological Nurse Practitioners are hosting the National Association of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners at Fairmont Hot Springs. For further information, contact Shirley A. Thennis, 25 South E wing, Helena Nursing Home, Helena, MT 59601; 406-443-5880.
September 18-19, 1987
The National Education Conference and Annual Meeting of the National Gerontological Nursing Association
The NGNA conference will be held in Chicago and is designed to enable nurses to expand their knowledge, enhance their clinical skills, learn about new products and technology, interact with colleagues, and share ideas and concerns. For more information, contact AHI, 8630 Fenton Street, Suite 121, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
September 18-19, 1987
Ninth Annual Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Conference
"Women's Care/Women Caring" will be the theme of this conference to be held in Denver. Cost is $100, and 11.5 contact hours are offered by the sponsor, the University of Colorado School of Nursing. For more information, contact Ellen Lemberg. RN. University of Colorado School of Nursing, 4200 East Ninth Avenue. Box C288, Denver, CO 80262; 303-394-8691.
October 22-24, 1987
Second International Congress on Sexual Development and Functioning Across the Lifespan
Presented by the Fay Institute of Human Relations, Ine, "A Celebration of Sexual Awareness" will be held in Montreal. Papers for poster presentations are welcome. Fees are from $120 to $180, US currency. For more information, contact Catherine Blake, Congress Coordinator, CP 5 (Cote-des-Neiges), Montreal, Quebec, H3S 2S4 CANADA; 514-737-1394.
November 1-4, 1987
Eleventh Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care
The symposium will be held in Washington, DC. For more information, contact SCAMC - Office of Continuing Medical Education, The George Washington University Medical Center, 2300 K Street. NW, Washington, DC 20037; 202-994-8928.
November 18-22, 1987
The Gerontological Society of America 40th Annual Scientific Meeting
"The Strength and Value of Basic Science" will question when, how, and why aging begins via symposia, paper presentations, posters, and discussions. The meeting will be held in Washington, DC. For more information, contact The Gerontological Society of America, 1411 K Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005; 202-393-1411.
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