APRIL 16-18, 1997
"Building on the Past... Looking to the Future" will be sponsored by the Educational Centre for Aging and Health, at the Hamilton Convention Centre in Hamilton, Ontario. The conference content will emphasize the current status of education for health care providers working in geriatrics and gerontology.
For more information, contact Sharron Studd at (905) 525-9140, ext. 22671.
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 12-14, 1997
Gain new solutions to the issues you face every day at this tenth annual conference. Expert speakers will present cutting-edge information on future trends, quality improvement, and negotiation and staff empowerment strategies. Learn the latest on pain management and the effects of depression on healing.
Two preconferences: "Advocacy and Older Adults" and "Legal Malpractice Issues of Elder Care" will be held.
For more information, contact Contemporary Forums, 11900 Silvergate Drive, Dept. PR, Dublin, CA 94568 or call (510) 828-7100.
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 tihe 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 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.
JULY 15-18, 1997
The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging of the University of Kentucky is sponsoring the 14th Annual Summer Series on Aging at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky. For information, contact Madelene A. Umscheid at (606) 257-8301.
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.
SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 1, 1997
The Alzheimer Society of Finland, Alzheimer Disease International and Alzheimer Europe are sponsoring the 13th International Conference and 7th Annual European Meeting, "Alzheimer'sThe Blind Hunter" at Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland.
For information, contact the Alzheimer Society of Finland at Luotsikatu 4 E, FIN-00160 Helsinki, Finland.
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