CALIFORNIA

San Francisco

Bridges

Date: September 28, 2005. Place: Cathedral Hill Hotel, 1101 Van Ness Avenue. Sponsor: San Francisco Chapter of AACN. Contact: Julie McCorkle. Phone: (925) 370-7236. E-mail:jmccorklern@hotmail.com. Fee: $110.00 – $140.00. Credit: 6 contact hours

San Francisco

Pediatric Critical Care Nursing

Date: September 11–14, 2005. Place: Hyatt Regency. Sponsor: Contemporary Forums. Contact: Kristine Mulholand. Address: 11900 Silvergate Drive, Dublin, CA 94568. Phone: (800) 377-7707. Fax: (800) 329-9923. E-mail:info@cforums.com. Web site:www.contemporaryforums.com. Credit: yes

FLORIDA

Orlando

Waves of Wisdom: Winds of Change

Date: July 22 & 23, 2005. Place: Sheraton World Resort. Sponsor: Coast to Coast Chapters of AACN. Contact: Kim Martin. Phone: (386) 341-7699. E-mail:Coast2Coast@aacnchapters.com. Fee: AACN members $165/2 days. Credit: 13 CE credits

KENTUCKY

Paducah

CCRN Adult Review Course

Date: October 31 & November 1, 2005. Place: Western Baptist Hospital, 2501 Kentucky Avenue. Sponsor: Western Kentucky Chapter of AACN. Contact: Stacey Bigenho. Phone: (270) 556-3099. E-mail:sabigenho@comcast.net. Fee: TBA. Credit: TBA

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

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

Advances in Transplantation

Date: September 28–October 1, 2005. Place: Hilton. Sponsor: Contemporary Forums. Contact: Kristine Mulholand. Address: 11900 Silvergate Drive, Dublin, CA 94568. Phone: (800) 377-7707. Fax: (800) 329-9923. E-mail:info@cforums.com. Web site:www.contemporaryforums.com. Credit: yes

NORTH CAROLINA

Greensboro

Family Centered Care: Pediatrics

Date: July 12, 2005, 7:00 pm–9:30 pm. Place: Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, 1200 North Elm Street. Sponsor: Gate City Chapter of AACN. Contact: Gretchen Delametter. Phone: (336) 832-7376. E-mail:Gretchen.Delametter@mosescone.com. Fee: $5 for nonmembers of chapter. Credit: 1.5 CE credits

PENNSYLVANIA

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

TENNESSEE

Nashville

Advanced Critical Care and Trauma

Date: November 2–5, 2005. Place: Renaissance. Sponsor: Contemporary Forums. Contact: Kristine Mulholand. Phone: (800) 828-7100. Fax: (800) 329-9923. E-mail:info@cforums.com. Web site:www.contemporaryforums.com. Credit: yes

TEXAS

Houston

Bioterrorism: Update 2005

Date: September 1, 2005, 4:00 pm–7:00 pm; networking and registration will start at 3:00 pm. Place: St. Lukes Episcopal Hospital, Denton Cooley Auditorium. Sponsor: Houston Gulf Coast Chapter of AACN. Contact: Philip Abenojar. E-mail:p_abenojar@yahoo.com. Fee: Free for AACN-HGCC member; $10 for nonmember. Credit: 2.4 contact hours

INTERNATIONAL

Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale

CCRN Review Course

Date: January 3–8, 2006. Place: Holland America’s ms Westerdam. Sponsor: Greater Chicago Area Chapter. Contact: Sandra Scheitinger. Phone: (800) 422-0711. E-mail:sandras@tampabay.rr.com. Web site:http://www.continuingeducation.net/coursedetails.php?program_number=290Fee: $300. Credit: 12 CEUs

Montego Bay

Jamaica

Critical Care in the Caribbean

Date: October 18–23, 2005. Place: Sunset Beach Resort & Spa. Sponsor: Dynamic Nursing Education. Contact: Scott Hudson. Phone: (714) 771-1895. Fax: (714) 771-1804. E-mail:seminar@dynamicnursingeducation.com. Web site:www.dnece.com. Fee: $715 per person double occupancy. Credit: 18 CE credits. California BRN Provider #13962

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
 NEW HAMPSHIRE

Manchester

Horizons 2006 - Call for Research & Creative Solution Abstracts

Date: March 29–31, 2006. Sponsor: Region 1 of AACN. Contact: Pat Rosier. Phone: (413) 499-0743. E-mail:prosier@bhs1.org.Submissions due by: December 1, 2005

American 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 tarcy.albert@aacn.org