Journal of Gerontological Nursing

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May 22, 1993

Low Back Pain: A Joint Venture will be held in Boston. Sponsored by the Arthritis Health Professions Association, the course will provide an overview of the problems associated with low back pain and practical information that can be used in treatment settings. Fee: $75 for AHPA members; $100 for nonmembers. For more information, contact the Arthritis Health Professions Association, 1314 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-8727100.

June 6-10, 1993

The 100th Anniversary Convention of National League for Nursing will be held in Boston, MA. This year's theme is "Health and the Public Trust: The Next 100 Years." For more information, contact Lisa P. Brown, National League for Nursing, 350 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014; 800-669-1656, ext. 460.

June 6-12, 1993

The Kennedy Institute's 19th Annual Intensive Bioethics Course will be held in Washington, DC, on the Georgetown University campus. Lectures will address principles of biomedical ethics and will apply them to current problems in health care and research. Topics include informed consent, death and dying issues, and health care allocation. Fee: $1,400. For more information, contact Diane Michutka, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.

June 25-26, 1993

Clinical Management of the Patient With Osteoporosis will be held in Seattle, WA. The program will promote interaction between experts and clinicians on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. Topics include therapeutic decision making; technological improvements in bone mass tests; benefits, risks, and contraindications of specific drug therapies; and identification of at-risk patients. CE credits will be provided. For more information, contact Shirley Hohl, PO Box 739, Kelseyville, CA 95451; 707279-1344.

July 4-9, 1993

The XVth Congress of the International Association of Gerontology (LAG) will be held in Budapest, Hungary. The six-day program will feature symposia, posters, roundtables, and plenary sessions. Topics include aging (biology, planning and practice) and multidisciplinary approaches to selected issues. The theme for this year's quadrennial congress is "Science for Healthy Aging." For more information, contact Mohammed Reyazuddin, The Gerontological Society of America, 1275 K Street, Ste 350, Washington, DC 20005-4006; 202-842-1275.

July 8-11, 1993

The 18th Annual Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Symposium, "Dimensions for Tomorrow: Practice, Policy, and Partnership," will be held in Keystone, CO. The course is sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Nursing. For more information, contact NPS Office, UCHSC, SON, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Box C287, Denver, CO 80262; 303-2707436.

July 25-28, 1993

The Alzheimer's Association's second national education conference and exhibition, "Alzheimer's Care Strategies: Partners in Quality Care," will be held in Chicago. For more information, contact Karen Rancie, Alzheimer's Association, 919 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 606111676; 312-335-5721.

October 31-November 3, 1993

The Fifth National AJN Conference on MedicalSurgical and Geriatric Nursing will be held in Atlanta. The theme of the conference is "Celebrate Practice '93!" Conference fee: $235. For more information, contact Marjorie Riordan, George Little Management, Inc., 2 Park Avenue, Suite 1100, New York, NY 10016-5748; 212-686-6070.

November 5-6, 1993

Clinical Management of the Patient With Osteoporosis will be held in Seattle, WA. The program will promote interaction between experts and clinicians on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. Topics include therapeutic decision making; technological improvements in bone mass tests; benefits, risks, and contraindications of specific drug therapies; and identification of at-risk patients. CE credits will be provided. For more information, contact Shirley Hohl, PO Box 739, Kelseyville, CA 95451; 707-279-1344.…

May 22, 1993

Low Back Pain: A Joint Venture will be held in Boston. Sponsored by the Arthritis Health Professions Association, the course will provide an overview of the problems associated with low back pain and practical information that can be used in treatment settings. Fee: $75 for AHPA members; $100 for nonmembers. For more information, contact the Arthritis Health Professions Association, 1314 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30309; 404-8727100.

June 6-10, 1993

The 100th Anniversary Convention of National League for Nursing will be held in Boston, MA. This year's theme is "Health and the Public Trust: The Next 100 Years." For more information, contact Lisa P. Brown, National League for Nursing, 350 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014; 800-669-1656, ext. 460.

June 6-12, 1993

The Kennedy Institute's 19th Annual Intensive Bioethics Course will be held in Washington, DC, on the Georgetown University campus. Lectures will address principles of biomedical ethics and will apply them to current problems in health care and research. Topics include informed consent, death and dying issues, and health care allocation. Fee: $1,400. For more information, contact Diane Michutka, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.

June 25-26, 1993

Clinical Management of the Patient With Osteoporosis will be held in Seattle, WA. The program will promote interaction between experts and clinicians on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. Topics include therapeutic decision making; technological improvements in bone mass tests; benefits, risks, and contraindications of specific drug therapies; and identification of at-risk patients. CE credits will be provided. For more information, contact Shirley Hohl, PO Box 739, Kelseyville, CA 95451; 707279-1344.

July 4-9, 1993

The XVth Congress of the International Association of Gerontology (LAG) will be held in Budapest, Hungary. The six-day program will feature symposia, posters, roundtables, and plenary sessions. Topics include aging (biology, planning and practice) and multidisciplinary approaches to selected issues. The theme for this year's quadrennial congress is "Science for Healthy Aging." For more information, contact Mohammed Reyazuddin, The Gerontological Society of America, 1275 K Street, Ste 350, Washington, DC 20005-4006; 202-842-1275.

July 8-11, 1993

The 18th Annual Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Symposium, "Dimensions for Tomorrow: Practice, Policy, and Partnership," will be held in Keystone, CO. The course is sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Nursing. For more information, contact NPS Office, UCHSC, SON, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Box C287, Denver, CO 80262; 303-2707436.

July 25-28, 1993

The Alzheimer's Association's second national education conference and exhibition, "Alzheimer's Care Strategies: Partners in Quality Care," will be held in Chicago. For more information, contact Karen Rancie, Alzheimer's Association, 919 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 606111676; 312-335-5721.

October 31-November 3, 1993

The Fifth National AJN Conference on MedicalSurgical and Geriatric Nursing will be held in Atlanta. The theme of the conference is "Celebrate Practice '93!" Conference fee: $235. For more information, contact Marjorie Riordan, George Little Management, Inc., 2 Park Avenue, Suite 1100, New York, NY 10016-5748; 212-686-6070.

November 5-6, 1993

Clinical Management of the Patient With Osteoporosis will be held in Seattle, WA. The program will promote interaction between experts and clinicians on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. Topics include therapeutic decision making; technological improvements in bone mass tests; benefits, risks, and contraindications of specific drug therapies; and identification of at-risk patients. CE credits will be provided. For more information, contact Shirley Hohl, PO Box 739, Kelseyville, CA 95451; 707-279-1344.

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