Clinical Pharmacology Course
A lecture series titled "Clinical Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners and Other Health Professionals" will be offered by UCLA Extension's Health Sciences department. The lectures will be held at Room 3-648, Factor Building, Center for Health Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA at various dates throughout the spring. The fee is $300, or $250 for members of the California Coalition of Nurse Practitioners. For more information, call 213-825-9187.
February 15, 1990
Call for Papers
The American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses has set this deadline for submitting papers and posters for the annual conference to be held at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, on September 5-7, 1990. The theme of this year's conference is "Nursing Leads the Challenge - Meeting the Needs of the SCI Person with Chronic Illness and Aging." For more information, contact the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses, 75-20 Astoria Boulevard, Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1178; 718-803-3782.
February 16-17, 1990
The 2nd Annual Regional multidisciplinary conference, "Geriatrics in a Changing Society: Enhancing Function" is sponsored by the Samaritan Institute of Gerontology. For more information, contact Jean Kiernat, 926 East McDowell Road, Suite 32, Phoenix, AZ 85006; 602-239-5844.
February 18-21, 1990
Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine
A conference on treating the five major causes of death and disability in the 90's will be held at the Catamaran Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA. The fee is $325 for physicians and $225 for allied health professionals and residents; 22.5 AMA/CMA credit hours will be given. For more information, contact Cass Jones, Professional Conference Management, Ine, 7916 Convoy Court, San Diego, CA 92111; 619-565-9921.
February 21-23, 1990
National Conference on Gerontological Nursing
Third Annual Conference sponsored by Contemporary Forums will deal with today's clinical issues concerning gerontological nursing and will be held at the Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, CA. Registration deadline is February 7, 1990, and the fee is $235. Contact hours and travel discounts are available. For more information, contact Contemporary Forums, 530 La Gonda Way, Suite E, Danville, CA 94526.
March 1-2, 1990
Nursing Research Conference
"Patient Outcomes: Measures, Use, and Costs" will be held at the Thomas B. Turner Building, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD. Trie sponsors are the Schools of Nursing of Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Maryland. Nursing CEUs will be available. For more information, contact Program Coordinator, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Office of Continuing Education, Turner Building, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205; 301955-2959.
July 30-31, 1990
Geriatric Nursing Course
Sponsored by Cook County Graduate School of Medicine, Chicago, this course will be offered] to nurses for a fee of $195, and $145 for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Fifteen contact hours will be given. For more information, contact the Registrar's Office; 800-621-4649 or 800-621-4651.
Humanizing Health Care: Enhancing Partnerships
Sponsored by the Australian Council of Community Nursing Services and to take place in Perth, Western Australia, this sixth national congress will provide an opportunity for all to share questions and ideas relating to the theme of humanizing health care. Leading specialists from Australia and overseas will be invited to speak. For more information, contact Promaco conventions, 9A, Canning Bridge Commercial Centre, 890-892 Canning HighwaJ Applecross 6153, Western Australi! or call (09)364-5380.