NOVEMBER 13-14, 1995
The fourth annual "Solutions in Restorative Care Giving" conference will be held in Columbus, Ohio. This regional conference is designed for professionals in long-term care and home care. Worldwide, the shift toward an older population is changing the role of health care professionals in gerontology, toward a goal of healthy aging. This interdisciplinary, interactive learning experience offers the most current information and strategic thinking toward improving resident independence and quality of life.
The conference will answer questions, raise issues, and provide the means to develop skills and thought processes that will encourage professional and personal growth into the next decade. For more information, contact The Alliance Training Center, Inc., PO Box 3119, Alliance, OH 44601-7119; or call (216) 821-7616.
The 50th anniversary meeting of the Gerontological Society of America will be held in Los Angeles. The theme for the 1995 meeting is "Gerontologie Challenges: Biological Through Societal Perspectives." A block of time has been set aside for interdisciplinary symposia to afford more opportunities to interact with presenters from disciplines other than your own. For more information, contact: The Gerontological Society of America, 1275 K Street, NW, Suite 350, Washington, D.C. 200054006; or call (202) 842-1275.
The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration /Long Term Care (NADONA/LTC) will conduct their certification examination in Florida. Certification in NADONA/LTC demonstrates that the Director of Nursing possesses a core of knowledge in his or her profession. Directors of Nursing who wish to receive an information packet on the NADONA/LTC Certification examination, may do so by contacting: Certification Registrar, NADONA/LTC, 10999 Reed Hartman Highway, #229, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
DECEMBER 15-18, 1995
"Ethical Issues in the Care of Terminally 111 and Dying Patients" will be held at the Rolling Hills Hotel & Golf Resort, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Sponsored by the Clinical Ethics Research, Education and Consultation Center of Southeast Florida, the seminars combine lectures by renowned bioethicists with participant presentations and parallel sessions on clinical cases. For more information, contact Dr. Jos V.M. Welie, CEREC Center, PO Box 292932, Ft, Lauderdale, FL 33329 or call (305) 424-9304.
MARCH 16-19, 1996
"Aging in Transition: Conflict and Coalition" will be sponsored by the American Society on Aging at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California.
For additional information, contact the ASA at 833 Market Street, Suite 511, San Francisco, CA 94103-1824; or caü (415) 974-9600.
APRIL 18-19, 1996
The Marquette University College of Nursing and Sigma Thêta Tau Delta Gamma will sponsor "Getting Ready for the Baby Boomers - Gerontologie Innovations for the 21st Century." Abstracts for papers, poster sessions or roundtable presentations are due by November 17, 1995. For more information, contact Marilyn Frenn, PhD, RN, Marquette University College of Nursing, PO Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53210-1881.
JUNE 15-20, 1997
The International Council of Nurses 21st quadrennial congress will be held in Vancouver, Canada, The congress is being organized by the ICN and the Canadian Nurses Association, For more information, contact Symporg SA, congress organizers, 7 av. Pictet-deRochemont, CH-1207 Geneva, Switzerland or call (4122) 786-37-44.
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