The National Center for Advanced Medical Education is sponsoring "Primary Care Syndromes in Geriatrics." The course will be held at the Holiday Inn Chicago City Centre, Chicago, Illinois. Approximately 24 contact hours will be offered for the course. For more information, contact Registration Office 800-6214651.
March 10-?, 1995
Geriatric Skills Building Seminars, a dual tracking conference that offers skillsbased training and issues of providing essential primary care to an aging population, will be held in Boston. This conference, sponsored by the Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education, will address clinical, ethical and familial issues related to providing care to the elderly with topics that include Diabetes Mellitus Type ?, CHP, Sleep Disorders, Respiratory Disorders, COPD, Pain Management, Parkinson's Disease and Infections. For more information, contact NPACE, 5 Militia Drive, Lexington, MA 02173; 617-861-0270.
March 18, 1995
"Congestive Heart Failure in the Elderly: Office Diagnosis and Management," the first annual scientific sessions council on geriatric cardiology preliminary program, will be in New Orleans. The conference will focus on advances in treatment, rational approaches to recognition and treatment and coexistent problems. Invited lecturers are experts and pathfinders in the field of geriatric cardiology. For more information, contact Council on Geriatric Cardiology, 4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 201, Raleigh, NC 29607; 919-787-5181.
March 22-24, 1995
The "Subacute Care '95" conference and exposition will be held in Chicago. Sessions and in-depth workshops, designed to provide strategies to build a successful subacute program, will include studies for complex medical and rehabilitation programs; reimbursement trends and hands-on workshops in Medicare, cost analysis, strategic reimbursement planning, physician reimbursement; marketing and census building; marketing to managed care; strategic marketing workshops; legal considerations in aged care contracting; and presentations on building integrated networks. For more information, contact Sara Johnson at 703318-0300.
There will be a Nurses March on Washington, DC to assist nurses as professionals and to enhance patient care. For more information, contact Rosanne LiVolsi or Susan Peck at 800-331-6531.
May 10-13, 1995
The eighth annual clinical conference for Gerontological Nursing will be held in Burlingame, California. This conference will stress solutions to issues, such as elder abuse, pharmacologie therapies, pain management, legal issues and clinical dilemmas. For more information, contact Contemporary Forums, 11900 Silvergate Drive, Dublin, CA 94568; 510-8282-7100, ext. 3.
May 14-16, 1995
"European Conference on the Promotion of Safety for Older People at Home" will be held in Stavanger, Norway. The conference will focus on home safety intervention activities to prevent accidents in the elderly. The international conference will highlight the design, implementation and evaluation of intervention strategies that have been developed in the last five years. For more information, contact ECOSA, Ms. Grazina Schreuder, PO Box 75169, 1070 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (fax) 31-20-669-2-831.
May 14-18, 1995
"1995 National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition" will be held in New Orleans. This annual conference, sponsored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), is an educational program for acute and critical care nurses. The conference will offer over 200 sessions, including nine preconferences and 10 breakfast sessions, with topics on current trends in the clinical practice, professional development and issues affecting today's health care practices. For more information, contact AACN-Critical Care, 101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656; 800-899-2226.