May 20, 1988
Gerontological Nursing: Practice Concepts, Issues, and Strategies
This symposium will be held in Chicago. For further information, contact Jane Ulsafer-Van Lañen, MS, RN, Director, Nursing Continuing Education, Rush University, 600 S. Paulina (474R Academic Facility), Chicago, IL 60612; 312-942-6248.
May 22-26, 1988
Standards for Professional Excellence
The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses will hold its Eighth Annual Congress at the Phoenix Civic Plaza. Based on Orthopaedic Nursing Practice: Process and Outcome Criteria for Selected Diagnoses, the five-day program will feature real-world applications of this recent NAON publication. Over ten sessions each day will offer lectures in all special interest areas of orthopedic nursing practice. For further information, contact Marlene Diedrich, Executive Secretary, NAON National Headquarters, North Woodbury Road/Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071; 609-582-0111.
May 25-27, 1988
Fourth National Conference on Nursing Centers
"Addressing the Health Needs of Society" will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and will include a variety of paper presentations relating to nursing centers, poster sessions, and addresses on entrepreneurship. The fee is $150 per person, with reduced fees for multiple registrations and students. For more information, contact University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Nursing, Continuing Education and Outreach Program, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201.
May 25-28, 1988
AHPA National Scientific Meeting
The Arthritis Health Professions Association (AHPA) Meeting will take place in Houston, in conjunction with the American Rheumatism Association. A preconference symposium on pain management is set for May 24. Featured speakers from the Johnson Space Center will discuss their study on the effect of weightlessness and bed rest on the development of osteoporosis. Keynote speaker Carolyn Wiener, PhD, will explore the concept of patients as nonsalaried workers in the management of their own chronic illness. For more information, contact the AHPA, 1314 Spring St., NW, Atlanta, GA 30390; 404-872-7100.
May 26, 1988 Lincolnwood, IL
June 16, 1988 Detroit, MI
June 23, 1988 Kansas City, MO
Parkinson's Disease: The Ever Changing Challenge of Nursing Care
Sponsored by The Health and Education Council inc. and the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, this one-day course is designed to provide nursing staff with essential facts and skills needed to intervene with Parkinson's disease patients and their families. For more information, contact The Health and Education Council, Inc., 7201 Rossville Blvd. , Baltimore, MD 21237; 301-686-3610.
June 1, 1988
Geriatric Pharmacology: Nursing Strategies for Optimizing Therapy and Reducing Risks
Conference participants will learn to use their nursing skills to significantly decrease the occurrence of adverse drug reactions, and to reduce personal and organization liability risks. The conference will be held in Columbus, Ohio. For more information, contact The Health and Education Council, Inc., 7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21237; 301-686-3610.
June 1, 1988
Call For Papers Deadline The Third International Congress on Nursing Law and Ethics
This conference, which will take place in Jerusalem, November 1-4, 1988, will offer a unique opportunity for nurses, physicians, lawyers, and allied professionals from all over the world to meet and discuss common interests, share ideas and experiences, and determine present and future needs. The main theme of this symposium will be "Human Values in Nursing." For further information, contact The Secretariat, POB 50006, Tel-Aviv 61500, Israel, or call (03) 654571, Telex 341171 KENS IL.
June 1, 1988 Pittsburgh, PA
June 9, 1988 Lincoln wood, IL
June 28, 1988 Cleveland, OH
July 12, 1988 Minneapolis, MN
Effective Nursing Management of the Geriatric Orthopedic Patient
Sponsored by The Health and Education Council, Inc., this one-day course will focus on orthopedic challenges in the aging population, fractures, and arthritis; types of surgery for fractured hips; indications for total joint replacement; and nursing assessment, prevention, and management of complications commonly associated with orthopedic surgery. For more information, contact The Health and Education Council, Inc., 7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21237; 301-686-3610.
June 1, 1988
Call For Papers Deadline International Conference on Management of Nursing Services in Hospitals
This three-day conference will be held in Jerusalem, November 6-9. For further information, contact The Secretariat, POB 50006, Tel-Aviv 61500, Israel, or call (03) 654571, Telex 341171.
June 2, 1988 Pittsburgh, PA
June 10, 1988 Chicago, IL
June 29, 1988 Cleveland, OH
July 13, 1988 Minneapolis, MN
Nursing Documentation in the Longterm Care Setting
This course is designed to help all nurses who work in long-term care facilities understand the critical need for complete documentation and to implement procedures for insuring thorough record keeping. For more information, contact The Health and Education Council, Inc., 7201 Rossville Blvd. , Baltimore, MD 21237; 301-686-3610.