September 18-19, 1987
The National Education Conference and Annual Meeting of the National Gerontological Nursing Association
The NONA 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.
September 21-23, 1987
2nd International Primary Health Care Conference and Exhibition
Presented by Nursing Times and the Queen's Nursing Institute in association with the Royal College of Nursing, this international conference will be held in the Queen Elizabeth Il Conference Centre, Westminster, London. "Countdown to 2000" will focus on primary healthcare and on the nurse as an autonomous accountable practitioner. Issues will be covered such as the availability, accessibility, and acceptability of nursing services; the impact of nursing care; and who has the main responsibility for providing health care. For more information, contact Conference Coordinator, Macmillan Magazines Ltd, 4 Little Essex Steet, London WC2R 3LF, ENGLAND. A fee of $249.55 includes entry to all sessions, midmorning coffee, and afternoon tea,
September 24-26, 1987
Midwest Regional Oncology Conference III
Sponsored by St Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, the conference will be held in that city's Marriott Plaza Hotel. The conference objective is to provide the dietitian, professional nurse, social worker, and physician with current theories and approaches to the treatment and care of the oncology patient. Registration fee before August 24 is $125; after August 24, $140. For more information, contact Ms. Susie Fisher, Conference Planner, Center for Continuing Education, St Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Wornall Road at 44th, Kansas City, MO 64111; 816-932-2301.
September 30, 1987
Call for Abstracts Deadline XIII World Conference on Health Education
To be held August 28-September 2, 1988 in Houston, the conference theme is "Participation for All in Health." Subthemes are "Involving People and Community," "Supporting Community Access," "Involving the Total Health System," and "Gaining Intersectoral Support." Papers should describe the populations being reached, the problems being addressed, and the process involved. To obtain abstract forms and information, telephone conference headquarters at 703-792-8540 or write to: United States Host Committee, P.O. Box 20186, W-902, RAS Building, Houston, TX 77225.
September 30-October 1, 1987
Friends Hospital 15th Annual Clinical Conference
"Geropsychiatry: A Growing Challenge" is the theme of the conference to be held in Philadelphia. The registration fee of $175 includes the two-day conference, lunches, and Wednesday evening reception. Twelve hours of Category 1 CME credit will be available. For more information, contact Jane Ruane, Conference Registrar, Friends Hospital, Roosevelt Boulevard and Adams Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124; 215-831-4601.
October 1, 1987
Call for Abstracts Deadline Second Interdisciplinary Conference on Justice in Health Care
Abstracts are requested for the conference to be held February 18 and 19, 1988 in Orlando, Florida. The theme is Advancing Frontiers in Health Care Delivery Systems: Ethics, Justice, the Law and Health Policy.
Abstracts are requested in the following areas: the changing health care system - philosophical, ethical, and historical perspectives; bioethical issues in clinical decision making -patients, nurses, physicians and other health care providers; health policy -macroallocation issues; the education of health professionals - a philosophical commitment; law and health care delivery - issues of ethics and equity. For more information, contact: Dr. Diane LaRochelle, University of Florida College of Nursing, JHEP, 580 W. 8th St., Suite 8011, Jacksonville, FL 32209.
October 1, 1987
Call for papers
Oct. 1 is the research summary deadline for "Key Aspects of Comfort: Management of Pain, Fatigue, and Nausea," national, March 24-26, 1988, conference call for papers. For more information, contact Ruth Wiese, Project Manager, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Carrington Hall 214H, Chapel Hill, NC 27514; 919-966-2263.
October 8-9, 1987
Trends in Surgical Nursing -Planning for the Future
This two-day workshop will be held on the university campus. In addition to general sessions, three workshop series are planned on surgical oncology, general surgery, and surgical issues for trauma patients. Fees for the conference are $75 per day. For more information, contact Joanne Hamilton, 215-662-2603.
October 11-13, 1987
American Academy of Nursing's 15Ui Annual Meeting and Scientific Session
"Nursing Beyond National Boundaries: The Twenty-First Century" will be the theme of this meeting in Washington, DC. Fellows of the ANA will meet for the entire three-day session to conduct the business of the Academy. Nurses who are not fellows, but who are educators, practitioners, researchers, or who have global concerns regarding the profession's future are invited to take part in the scientific session October 12. Registration fees are $275 for Academy Fellows, $150 for nonfellows, and $85 for students. Registration deadline is September 10. For more information, contact Marketing, American Nurses' Association, 2420 Fershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108; 800-821-5834.
October 15-16, 1987
8th Annual National Conference of the Canadian Association of Quality Assurance Professionals
"Q. A. - Beyond Theory Into Practice" is geared toward those involved with quality assurance in hospitals, longterm care facilities, and community health agencies. For more information, contact CAQAP, Suite 480, 151 Bloor Street West, Toronto, M5S IT3; 416-961-7380.
October 16-18, 1987
Aging: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
This conference will take place in The Hyatt Hotel, Cherry Hill, New Jersey at a cost of $300. For more information, contact Ryna Alexander, Director of Continuing Medical Education, Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, One Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103; 342-3074.
October 18-21, 1987
2nd International Conference of the Association of Remotivation Therapists of Canada and the National Kemotivation Therapy Organization
"Sharing the World Around Us" will be the theme of this conference in New Brunswick, Canada. For more information, contact Sherry Delisle, Remotivation Therapist, Centracare Saint John, PO Box 3220 Saint John, N.B. E2M 4H7, CANADA.
October 22-23, 1987
Memory and Aging Symposium
Fifteen nationally known specialists will be featured at this program to be held in Cleveland. General registration is $135 and $60 for students. For more information, contact May L. Wykle, Acting Director, Center on Aging and Health, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106; 216-368-2692.
October 22-24, 1987
Nurse Consultants Association SemiAnnual Meeting
This meeting in Chicago will combine business and education for members of the association and interested nurse consultants. The conference will begin with a reception Thursday evening, October 22; an all-day program on strategic planning will be held Friday; and business and committee meetings will take place Saturday. For more information, contact Phyllis Wells, Communication Liaison, NCA, PO Box 25875, Colorado Springs, CO 80936; 303-495-4505.