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, multidiscipHnary 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 1, 1988
Call for Abstracts Deadline Issues in Home Health Care
To be held October 2-4, 1988 , in Charlottesville, Virginia, this conference is sponsored by the University of Virginia, School of Nursing and Division of Continuing Education. Abstracts or topical papers are requested in the following areas: quality assurance in clinical services, case management, the practice environment, professional development, inservice education, and legal and reimbursement issues. For further information, contact Barbara Brodie, PhD, Home Health Conference, University of Virginia, School of Nursing, McLeod Hall, Charlottesville, VA 22903; or call 804924-2256.
March 4, 1988
Successful Aging and Adaptation to the Aging Process
This conference will be held in Pittsburgh. Co-sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Hospital and Vintage, Ine, this is the third year this program has been held. For further information, contact the Department of Continuing Medical Education, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 4800 Friendship Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, or call 412-578-6926.
March 11, 1988
Call for Abstracts Deadline Technology and Health Care: Problems and Promise
This American Public Health Association's (ALPHA) 116th Annual Meeting will be held in Boston on November 13-17, 1988. Other topics of interest for the scientific sessions include: AIDS - education for, research about, and service delivery issues; homeless populations; case management in Public Health Nursing (PHN); service/education collaboration for research, minimum data set/base for PHN; image of PHN; computer/information systems for PHN education and practice; and home health care - management in and marketing for service delivery. For further information, contact Bianca M. Chambers, Program Chairperson, ALPHA/PHN Section, Boston University School of Nursing, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.
March 13-18, 1988
Strategies for Successful Nurse Management
To be held in Philadelphia, this conference is sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. For further information, contact Claudine D. Greene, Program Coordinator, LDI - Advanced Education, 3641 Locust Walk/6218, or call 215-898-4748.
March 21, 1988
Call for Abstracts Deadline 16th Annual Nursing Research Conference
Abstracts are needed for this two-day conference which will be held on September 15-16, 1988 at the University of Arizona College of Nursing in Tucson, Arizona. The conference will focus on Instrumentation, Nursing Care of the Aging Adult, and Concept Development. For further information, contact Mary R. Lynn, PhD, Program Subcommittee Chairman, 16th Annual Nursing Research Conference, College of Nursing, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721.
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 North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Thêta 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; 919-966-2263.
April 8-9, 1988
Challenges of Stroke Management
This two-day conference will provide a forum for exchange of information and a review of the latest developments in stroke management and rehabilitation. Irte first day of the conference will be based on presentations, papers, and posters. The topics will include medical management, therapeutic interventions, and psychosocial needs. The second day will feature ten workshops which will contain presentations and provide an opportunity for round-table discussions. Sponsored by The Inter-Urban Stroke Academic Association, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Toronto, this conference will be held at the Sheraton Centre Hotel and Towers, in Toronto, Canada. For further information, contact The XI Annual Meeting of the IUSAA, % Education Department, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 550 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2A2; 416-597-3003.
April 13, 1988
Pathophysiology and Management of Altered Neurologic Status
This conference, which will be held in Buffalo, is sponsored by the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Continuing Nurse Education, and the New York State Western Region Chapter Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. For further information, contact Marietta P. Stanton, PhD, RN, Director, Continuing Nurse Education, 124 Stockton Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, or call 714-8313291.
April 13-15, 1988
Home Health Nursing: A MuttUaceted Symposium
This conference will be heid in Chicago and is sponsored by the Cook County Graduate School of Medicine. Course coordinators are Elizabeth A. Elliot, RN, MSN, Linda B. Glass, RN, MS, and Barbara Velsor-Friedrich, RN, PhD. For further information, contact the Registrar's Office at 1-800-621^649 in Illinois and 1-800-621-4651 outside of Illinois.
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 913-7889766.
April 20, 1988
Fifth Annual Medical Surgical Symposium
To be held in Fredonia, New York, this conference is sponsored by the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. For further information, contact Marietta P. Stanton, PhD, RN, Director, Continuing Nurse Education, 124 Stockton Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, or call 716831-3291.
April 22-23, 1988
Symposium on Geriatric Medicine for the Practicing Physician and Other Health Professionals
This conference will be held in Bethesda, Maryland and is sponsored by Georgetown University School of Medicine and Hospital, Franklin Square Hospital Center, and American Geriatrics Society. This course is a major two-day event designed to provide physicians and other healthcare professionals with the most advanced knowledge for managing geriatric clients. Topics include Alzheimer's Disease, depression, weight loss, cardiac surgery, and cancer in the elderly. For further information, contact Georgetown University Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007, or call (202) 687-8735.
April 25-26, 1988
Keep up with the Elderly 1988
This two-day conference will be held in Calgary, Alberta, and is for multidisciplinary health-care professionals working with the elderly in the community and long-term care facilities. The topic will be "Mental Health and Aging" and the keynote speaker, Dr Helen Glass, will be discussing the issue of wellness from an international perspective. The topic of assessment of mental health and disease will be addressed from a functional perspective. Of special interest to the caregivers will be in the afternoon with Drs Erickson and Webb, who will speak about Stressors and coping strategies caregivers may apply when working with the elderly. For further information, contact Eryka Haley, Chairperson, Foothills Hospital 1403-29 Street N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, or call 403-270-1110.
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