CALIFORNIA

San Diego

Acute Stroke Care: A Nursing Perspective

Date: March 26, 2005. Place: Red Lion Hanalei Hotel. Sponsor: Dynamic Nursing Education. Contact: Kristi Hudson. Address: PO Box 1613, Orange, CA 92856-1613. Phone: (714) 771-1895. Fax: (714) 771-1804. E-mail:seminar@dynamicnursingeducation.com. Web site:www.dnece.com. Fee: $125, groups of 1-3; $115, groups of 4-7; $105, groups of 8 or more. Credit: 7.5; California BRN Provider #13962

FLORIDA

Fort Lauderdale

30th Annual Spring Seminar

“Join the Revolution, Live Your Contribution”

Date: April 14 & 15, 2005. Place: The Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84, Davie, FL. Sponsor: Broward County Chapter AACN. Contact: Janis Smith-Love, Chapter Secretary. Address: PO Box 9092, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33310-9092. Phone: (954) 565-2182. Fax: (954) 565-4368. E-mail:smithlovej@msn.com. Web site:http://www.beaconmgmt.com/bccaacn. Fee: $150 members; $175 nonmembers, postmarked on or before 3/25/05; $160 members; $185 nonmembers, after 3/25/05. Credit: 14.5 contact hours

ILLINOIS

Arlington Heights

Chapter Case Studies or Innovative Idea Chatter Evening

Date: May 18, 2005. Place: Northwest Community Hospital, 800 West Central Road, Room 1-6 & 1-7. Sponsor: Northwest Chicago Area Chapter of AACN. Contact: Charlene Cioe. Phone: (708) 352-1200, ext. 4939. Fax: (708) 482-1693. E-mail:Charlene.Cioe@Ahss.org. Fee: Free for members. $5 for nonmembers. Credit: 0.2 AACN CEUs or 2 contact hours

Arlington Heights

Member Recognition Dinner

“Stressed Is Desserts Spelled Backwards”

Date: June 15, 2005. Place: Northwest Community Hospital, 800 West Central Road, Room 1-6 & 1-7. Sponsor: Northwest Chicago Area Chapter of AACN. Contact: Charlene Cioe. Phone: (708) 352-1200, ext. 4939. Fax: (708) 482-1693. E-mail:Charlene.Cioe@Ahss.org. Fee: Free for members. $5 for nonmembers. Credit: 0.2 AACN CEUs or 2 contact hours

Arlington Heights

Organ Donation After Cardiac Death

Date: April 20, 2005. Place: Northwest Community Hospital, 800 West Central Road, Room 1-6 & 1-7. Sponsor: Northwest Chicago Area Chapter of AACN. Contact: Charlene Cioe. Phone: (708) 352-1200, ext. 4939. Fax: (708) 482-1693. E-mail:Charlene.Cioe@Ahss.org. Fee: Free for members. $5 for nonmembers. Credit: 0.2 AACN CEUs or 2 contact hours

MISSOURI

St. Louis

23rd Annual Symposium

Date: March 10 & 11, 2005. Place: St. Louis Convention Center. Sponsor: Greater St. Louis Chapter of AACN. Contact: Karen Zahn. Phone: (314) 268-2700, ext. 2940. E-mail:kkz@sbcglobal.net. Fee: $160, 2 days; $100, 1 day. Credit: 13 CE credits

NATIONWIDE

Certification in Legal Nurse Consulting (6-day course)

Date: Various. Place: Nationwide. Sponsor: Vickie Milazzo Institute. Contact: Vickie L. Milazzo, rn, msn, jd. Address: PMB 632, 2476 Bolsover St, Houston, TX 77005-2518. Phone: (800) 880-0944. Fax: (713) 942-8075. E-mail:mail@LegalNurse.com. Web site:www.LegalNurse.com. Credit: 43.2 contact hours

Enhancing Your Critical Care Skills

Date: Various. Place: Nationwide. Sponsor: Education Enterprises. Speaker: Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio, rn, phd.Address: 608 Huguenot Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312. Phone: (800) 331-6534. Fax: (718) 317-0858. E-mail:AfedupRN@aol.com. Web site:www.greatnurses.com. Fee: $150, 2 days; $85, 1 day. Credit: 2 days, 14 contact hours; 1 day, 7 contact hours

Mastering Hemodynamic Monitoring & 12 Lead EKG Interpretation

Date: Various. Place: Nationwide. Sponsor: Education Enterprises. Speaker: Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio, rn, phd. Address: 608 Huguenot Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312. Phone: (800) 331-6534. Fax: (718) 317-0858. E-mail:AfedupRN@aol.com. Web site:www.greatnurses.com. Fee: $85. Credit: 7 contact hours

Two-Day CCRN Review Course

Date: Various. Place: Nationwide. Sponsor: Education Enterprises. Speaker: Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio, rn, phd. Address: 608 Huguenot Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312. Phone: (800) 331-6534. Fax: (718) 317-0858. E-mail:AfedupRN@aol.com. Web site:www.greatnurses.com. Fee: $175. Credit: 14 contact hours

NEVADA

Las Vegas

Complex Medical-Surgical Issues

Date: April 2, 2005. Place: Gold Coast Hotel & Casino. Sponsor: Dynamic Nursing Education. Contact: Kristi Hudson. Address: PO Box 1613, Orange, CA 92856-1613. Phone: (714) 771-1895. Fax: (714) 771-1804. E-mail:seminar@dynamicnursingeducation.com. Web site:www.dnece.com. Fee: $125, groups of 1-3; $115, groups of 4-7; $105, groups of 8 or more. Credit: 7.5; California BRN Provider #13962

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nashua

Management of Severe Sepsis

Date: April 5, 2005. Place: Nashua Marriot. Sponsor: Merrimack Valley & Southern New Hampshire Chapters of AACN. Contact: Donna. Phone: (603) 624-8836. E-mail:snhchaacn@aol.com. Fee: $80 chapter members; $95 nonmembers. Credit: 6.5 contact hours

OREGON

Medford

Spring Potpourri

Date: March 11, 2005. Place: Smullin Center, Rogue Valley Medical Center, 2825 East Barnett Road. Sponsor: Pacific Crest Chapter of AACN. Contact: Judy Lang. Phone: (541) 488-1218. E-mail:jmlang@mind.net or judy.lang@providence.orgFee: $40 AACN members; $50 nonmembers; $20 students. Credit: 7 CE credits

PENNSYLVANIA

Altoona

Update 2005

Date: April 12, 2005. Place: Ramada Inn. Sponsor: Central PA Chapter of AACN. Contact: Lori Cox. Phone: (814) 534-3653. E-mail:lcox@conemaugh.org. Fee: $75. Credit: 7 CE credits

Champion

CCRN Review

Date: September 26 & 27, 2005. Place: Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Sponsor: Central PA and Three Rivers Chapters of AACN. Contact: Lori Cox. Phone: (814) 534-3653. E-mail:lcox@conemaugh.org

Philadelphia

Trends in Trauma and Cardiovascular Nursing 2005

Date: April 3-6, 2005. Place: Adam’s Mark Hotel. Sponsor: Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter - AACN. Contact: Monika Cornelius. Phone: (800) 394-5995, ext. 239. E-mail: trends@aacn.org. Web site: www.aacn.org/sepa. Fee: Please go to www.aacn.org/sepa to register online or call. Daily and early bird fees available. Credit: Up to 37.5

VIRGINIA

Richmond

2005 Odyssey on Critical Care

Date: March 15, 2005. Place: The Crowne Plaza Hotel. Sponsor: Greater Richmond Area Chapter of AACN. Contact: Paul Swadley. Phone: (804) 828-0418. Fax: (804) 828-6479. E-mail:CEforNursing@mcvh-vcu.edu. Fee: $79. Credit: 6 CE credits

Richmond

CCRN Test Prep

Date: April 27 & 28, 2005. Place: J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Sponsor: Greater Richmond Area Chapter of AACN. Contact: Phyllis Turner. E-mail:grac.info@aacn.org. Fee: $150

WISCONSIN

Madison

CCRN Review Course

Date: March 31 - April 1, 2005. Place: At the Bishop O’Connor Center. Sponsor: South Central WI Chapter of AACN. Contact: Eunice Simmons. Phone: (608) 258-6790. E-mail:eunice_simmons@ssmhc.com. Fee: $165 – $180

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Education DirectoryAmerican Journal of Critical Care lists education programs, professional meetings, and calls for abstracts in the Education Directory. For information on deadlines and fees, contact Tarcy Albert, AJCC Education Directory, 101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-1491; (800) 809-2273, ext 532.