March 29-April 1, 1989
The National Council on the Aging Inc. 1989 Annual Conference and Exhibition
Cosponsored by more than 200 national organizations, the conference encompasses 140 workshops, 5 plenary discussions, roundtable discussions, exhibits, and entertainment. CEU credits can be earned by attending most of the sessions, the NCOA one-day conferences, symposia, and preconference training sessions. For more information, contact The National Council on the Aging, Inc., NCOA 1989 Conference, Department 5087, Washington, DC 20061-5087; 202-479-1200, ext. 300.
March 31, 1989
What's New in Diabetes?
The University of Kansas Medical Center will sponsor a course at the Allis Plaza Hotel, in Kansas City, Missouri. Both fees and credits are to be announced. For information, contact David S. Baldwin, MPA, University of Kansas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Education, Rainbow and Olathe Boulevards, Kansas City, KS 66103; 913-588-4488.
March 31, 1989
Advances in Infection Prevention for Nurses
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing will sponsor this course designed to update nurses with information related to infection prevention within health-care settings. For more information, contact Program Coordinator, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Office of Continuing Education, Turner Building, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205; 301-955-2959.
March 31-April 1, 1989
Recent Advances in Alzheimer's Disease
The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky will sponsor this two-day conference at the Hyatt-Regency Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky. The conference is designed for physicians, social workers, case managers, nursing home staff, and other health-care professionals who work with any aspect of Alzheimer's Disease and families of Alzheimer's patients. For more information, contact David R. Wekstein, PhD, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536; 606-233-6040.
April 6-8, 1989
Key Aspects of Recovery: Improving Mobility, Rest, and Nutrition
Kathleen Andreoli, DSN, RN, Dean and Vice President for Nursing Affairs at Rush-Presbyter ian-St. Luke's Medical Center will be the keynote speaker. The $110 conference fee includes a published copy of the proceedings. The conference is funded by the National Center for Nursing Research, NIH and is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, ANA Council of Nurse Researchers, and the Southern Nursing Research Society. For more information, contact Ruth A. Wiese, Project Manager, UNC School of Nursing, CB#7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460; 919-966-2263.
April 7-8, 1989
Elder Care: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Practice
Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Nursing Practice, Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, the featured speakers include Ada Sue Hinshaw, PhD, RN, FAAN, Kathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN and Linda R. Phillips, PhD, RN, FAAN. Nurse researchers, educators, clinicians and administrators in academic, acute, long-term, and home care settings should attend and 11.1 contact hours will be awarded. After March 7, the fee is $225. For more information write the Center, ST-207, Beth Israel Hospital, 330, Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215; 617-735-5451.
April 7-8, 1989
Symposium on Geriatric Medicine for the Practicing Physician and Other Health Professionals
The Franklin Square Hospital Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine and Center for Aging in conjunction with the American Geriatrics Society and the Health and Education Council will sponsor a symposium at Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn, Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please contact The Health and Education Council, 7201 Rossville Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21237; 301-686-36210.
April 15-16, 1989
Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Symposium - Sixth Biennial
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation will sponsor a continuing education program at the Bunts Auditorium at The Cleveland Clinic. ONA credit is being applied for. For more information, write or call The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation, Department of Continuing Education, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Room TT31, Cleveland, OH 44195-5241; 444-5696 (local), 800-762-8172 (Ohio), 800-762-8173 (outside Ohio).
April 20-21, 1989
Fourth Annual Gerontological Nursing Conference Call for Papers
The Council of Gerontological Nurses of the South Carolina Nurses' Association announces a call for papers on innovative clinical practice or gerontological nursing research.
For information, contact Barbara K. Haight, RNC, DrPH, College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425-2404; 803-792-3108 or 792-4607.
April 21-22, 1989
Elder Mistreatment: Advances Through Nursing Leadership
The University of North Carolina School of Nursing at Chapel Hill is sponsoring this conference at the Omni Europa Hotel Chapel Hill. For information, contact UNC-CH School of Nursing Continuing Education Department at 919-966-3638.
April 24, 1989
Ophthalmic Nursing Seminar: Update '89
Sponsored by the Department of Nursing, The Wtlmer Ophthalmological Institute and the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, this conference will take place at the Turner Building at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. The fee ranges from $65 per person and $55 per person for groups of 7 or more.
For more information, contact Francette BoI ins, Program Coordinator, Office of Continuing Education, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; 301-955-2959.
April 26-27, 1989
14th Annual Family Practice Symposium
The University of Kansas Medical Center will sponsor a course at the Alameda Plaza Hotel, in Kansas City, Missouri. Both fees and credits are to be announced. For information, contact David S. Baldwin, MPA, University of Kansas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Education, Rainbow and Olathe Boulevards, Kansas City, KS 66103; 913-588-4488.
May 21-25, 1989
9th Annual Congress of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
Nurses and other allied health professionals caring for patients with musculoskeletal disorders will be able to learn the latest updates in orthopaedic nursing at the upcoming congress. Over 30 contact hours are available in this brief five-day period, for sessions on nursing administration, personal image of nurses, health care in space, and CE presentations presented during the 1989 exhibit. For information, contact the national headquarters at 609-582-0111 or via FAX at 609-589-7463.
Submissions for Calendar listings must be received four months prior to the desired date of publication. Listings should be sent to the Managing Editor, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, Nf 08086.