JANUARY 16 & 17, 1997
"Geriatric Problem Assessment" will be offered by Professional Education Systems, on January 16 in Dallas and on January 17 in Knoxville. For more information, call (800) 843-7763.
FEBRUARY 6-7, 1997
"Dimensions of Caring and Spirituality in Health Care: Practice, Research, and Theory," presented by the Alpha Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International with the Nursing Research Committee and the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Arts in Medicine of Shands Hospital, Gainesville, Florida, will be held at the Radisson Hotel in Gainesville. This two-day research conference includes experiential presentations related to caring and spirituality as well as presentations of a broad variety of primarily qualitative studies related to caring and spirituality.
For more information, contact Mary Conlin Shaw at (352) 374-6114.
FEBRUARY 15, 1997
The American Nurses Credentialing Center will offer the Gerontological Nurse Practitioner examination. For a copy of the 1997 certification catalog, contact the American Nurses Credentialing Center at 600 Maryland Avenue, SW Ste 100W, Washington, D.C. 20024-2571.
FEBRUARY 20-23, 1997
The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education will be held at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts. The theme of the meeting is "Interdisciplinary Gerontological Education, Research and Practice: Strategies for Success in a Disciplinary World."
For more information, contact the Association at (202) 429-9277.
MAY 28-31, 1997
The First International Congress on Geriatric Nursing will be held in Barcelona in conjunction with the Second National Symposium on Pressure Ulcers and the Seventh National Congress of the Spanish Geriatric and Gerontological Nursing Society.
The meeting will be held at the Hotel Arts Barcelona, Calle de la Marina, 19-21. For more information, contact the Technical Secretariat, Calvet, 55, 08021, Barcelona, Espana or call (34+3) 200 70 88 or fax (34+3) 209 31 52.
JUNE 15-17, 1997
The First Annual Gerontological Nursing Conference, "Preparing for the Next Millenium: Innovative Nursing Practices for an Aging Population," will be held at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.
The conference, sponsored by Beth Israel Hospital and Saint Anselm College, features keynote speakers Joyce Clifford, Msg. Charles Fahey, Terry T. Fulmer, and Ruth Harriet Jacobs.
For a brochure, call after March 1, 1997, The Center for the Advancement of Nursing Practice, Beth Israel Hospital at (617) 667-4027 or Continuing Nursing Education, Saint Anselm College at (603) 641-7085.
JUNE 15-20, 1997
The International Council of Nurses 21st Quadrennial Congress will be held in Vancouver, Canada.
The Congress is organized by the International Council of Nurses and the Canadian Nurses Association. For information, contact Symport SA, congres organizers, 7 av. Pictet-deRochemont, CH-1207 Geneva, Switzerland, or call (4122) 786-37-44.
AUGUST 28-30, 1997
"Vitality Throughout the Adult Lifecycle: Interventions to Promote Health" will be presented at the University of Iowa, Iowa City.
The goals of the conference are to define, discuss, and disseminate information that will lead to the promotion and maintenance of quality of life and functional independence across the lifespan, with particular emphasis on the health needs of the elderly.
For more information, contact Nancy Goldsmith at (319) 335-7133.
Submissions for Calendar should be sent to the Executive Editor, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086 or faxed to (609) 769A5S0.
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