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 16-18, 1997
The XVIth Congress of the International Association of Gerontology will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii The theme of the Congress is "Aging Beyond 2000: One World One Future." For information, contact the 1997 World Congress of Gerontology in Bedford Park, Australia at +61 8 8201 7572.
AUGUST 21-22, 1997
The 1997 NICN Infection Control Training Program will be offered to long-term care infection control nurses at the Qarkson Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Registration brochures are available from the Nebraska Infection Control Network , PO Box 6521, Omaha, NE 68106 or by calling Dorothy Sonksen at (712) 882-1061.
The Johns Hopkins Geriatrics Center will offer its 25th Annual Geriatrics Symposium: Current Topics in Geriatrics.
The symposium will be held at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. The fee for allied health professionals is $300. For more information, contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions at (410) 9552959.
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 17-20, 1997
The Sixteenth Annual Convention of the National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners will be held at the Miyako Hotel in San Francisco, CA. The theme for the meeting is "Care for the Caregivers." For information, contact the National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners at (800) 2689678.
SEPTEMBER 28OCTOBER 1, 1997
The 12th Annual National Gerontological Nursing Association Convention will be held at the Opryland Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. For more information and a brochure, call (800) 8261877.
SEPTEMBER 29OCTOBER 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.
OCTOBER 9-10, 1997
The Third Annual "Promoting Excellence in Gerontological Nursing" will be held at the Cliff House in Ogunquit, Maine. The meeting is sponsored by the Saint Anselm College Department of Nursing. Sandra Bertman, PhD and Emily Chandler, MS, MDiv, RN, are the keynote speakers. For more information, call (603) 6417085.
NOVEMBER 7, 1997
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will offer "Identification, Assessment and Management of Behavioral Problems in Older Adults" in Lubbock, Texas. Participants may enroll for $79 by October 24 or $94 later. For more information, contact Shelley Burson, Director of Continuing Nursing Education at (806) 7432734.
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