June 27-July 1, 1988
International Association for Enterostomal Therapy 20th Annual Conference
Dallas will be the site of this conference for nurses who specialize in the prevention of pressure ulcers and the management and rehabilitation of persons with stomas, wounds, and incontinence. A highlight of the event will be a panel discussion on "The Impact of AIDS on ET Nursing Practice." For more information, call the IAET office at 714-476-0268.
July 5-8, 1988
American Juvenile Arthritis Organization Fifth National Meeting
The physical, emotional, and social growth of children with arthritis will be the focus of this meeting to be held in Chicago. Children with arthritis, their parents and siblings, rheumatologists, and other health professionals will attend. For more information, contact AJAO, 1314 Spring St., N.W., Atlanta, GA 30390.
July 15-18, 1988
13th National Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Symposium
Two CEUs will be offered at a fee of $175 per person for this meeting to be held in Keystone, Colorado. For more information, contact Loretta Knauf, RN, MS, University of Colorado School of Nursing, 4200 E. Ninth Ave., C288, Denver, CO 80262; 303-270-8691.
July 17-August 12, 1988
Nursing in London
Offered by the College of Nursing, Michigan State University in cooperation with the Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom, this course may be taken for college credit or CEU. For more information, contact Office of Overseas Study, 108 International Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, or call 517353-8920, or Mary B. McCartney, College of Nursing, Michigan State University 517-355-6525.
August 1, 1988
Call for Papers/Posters Deadline
The Third Annual Nurse Executive Symposium
Creative and Collaborative Management of Change will be held January 26-27, 1989, in Tucson, Arizona. Cosponsors will be Tucson Medical Center and the University of Arizona, College of Nursing. For more information, contact G. Olivas, PhD, RN, Publications and Research Coordinator, Tucson Medical Center, PO Box 42195, Tucson, AZ 85733.
September 24, 1988
Computer Assisted Instruction - A Must for Nursing Educators and Staff Developers
This course will take place in Buffalo, New York. The fee is $75 and CEUs will be provided. For more information, contact Marietta P. Stanton, PhD, RN, Director, Continuing Nurse Education, 124 Stockton Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 3435 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214; 716-831-3291.
September 28, 1988
Developmentally Disabled: Family Concerns, Dilemmas of Practice, Sexual Rights, and Ethical Issues
CEUs will be provided for this course at a fee of $45 per person. To be held in Buffalo, New York. For more information, contact Marietta P. Stanton, PhD, RN, Director, Continuing Nurse Education, 124 Stockton Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 3435 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214; 716-831-3291.
October 1, 1988
Call for Papers Deadline
Key Aspects of Recovery: Improving Mobility, Rest, and Nutrition
Five-page summary submissions are being accepted for this national conference on research for practice, funded by the National Center for Nursing Research, NIH. Researchers and clinicians will discuss interventions to promote the recovery of patients who are acutely ill and to maximize the functioning of patients who are chronically or terminally ill. For more information about the conference, to be held April 6-8, 1989, contact Ruth Wiese, Project Manager, School of Nursing, CB 7460 Carrington Hall, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460; 919-966-2263.
October 3, 1988
Call for Abstracts Deadline
The Impact of Research on Education
The Second Annual Research Symposium sponsored by the Concordia College and West Suburban College of Nursing in Oak Park, Illinois, will be held April 14, 1989. Papers concerned with education of patients, staff, or students are welcome; abstracts for both papers and posters will be accepted. Only completed research studies will be reviewed for presentation in the general sessions, but research in progress will be accepted for poster presentations. For more information, contact June Krawczak, RN, MSN, Associate Professor, West Suburban College of Nursing, Erie at Austin, Oak Park, IL 60302; 312-383-6200, ext. 2541.