CALIFORNIA

Sacramento

Current Issues in Critical Care: 2007

Date: February 15, 2007. Place: Garden Pavilion, Lion’s Gate North, McClellan Park, Sacramento, Calif. Sponsor: Sacramento Area Chapter of AACN. Keynote Speakers: Jan Headley, RN, BS; Kathleen Vollman, RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, FCCM. Contact: Aida de la Cruz. Phone: (916) 851-2902. E-mail:sac.info@aacn.org. Fee: $100 early bird for current SAC AACN members; $125 current SAC AACN members; $150 non-members; $25 students (copy of student ID must be attached to registration form). Credit: 7.2 contact hours.

FLORIDA

Gainesville

Swamped With Knowledge

Date: February 23-24, 2007. Speakers: Suzi Burns, Tom Ahrens, Kathleen Vollman, Brenda Pun, Cammy H. Fancher. Place: Hilton Conference Center. Sponsor: North Central Florida Chapter of AACN. Contact: Laura Bracther. Phone: (352) 265-0111, ext 44998. E-mail:bratclj@shands.ufl.edu. Fee: One day, $95; both days, $170; sign up 4 or more: $165 each for 2 days. Credit: 7 each day; total 14.

Pensacola

CCRN Review

Date: March 22-23, 2007. Place: West Florida Hospital EPDS 7th Floor Auditorium, 8383 N Davis Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32514. Sponsor: Northwest Florida Chapter of AACN. Keynote Speaker: Eulala Chapman, BSN, CCRN, CEN, ACLS, TNCC, in conjunction with MED-ED. Contact: Susan Veazey. Phone: (850) 494-4164. Fax: (850) 494-6089. E-mail:susan.veazey@hcahealthcare.com. Fee: Early $125; after January 31, $150. Credit: 15.5.

GEORGIA

Atlanta

Critical Care Nursing Symposium and Adult Certification Review Courses

Date: February 7-8, 2007. Speakers: Barbara McLean, MN, RN, CCRN, CCNS-NP, FCCM; Diana Meeks-Sjostrom, PhD, RN, MSN, FNP-C, ONC; local certified CCRN for review. Place: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Office Park Learning Center, 1680 Tullie Cir, Atlanta, GA 30329. Sponsor: Atlanta Area Chapter of AACN. Contact: Haley Gordon and Jessica Murphy. Phone: (770) 948-9668. E-mail:murfua@hotmail.com. Fee: $120 for AACN members. Day rates available. Credit: 6.5 CEUs each day.

Atlanta

Setting the Pace 2007: Emerging Trends for Cardiovascular Nursing

Date: April 10-11, 2007. Place: Emory Conference Center Hotel. Sponsor: Atlanta Area Chapter of AACN. Speakers: Dr John Puskas; Dr Joseph Miller III; Dr Andrew Smith; Dr Jerrold Levy; Dr Douglas Morris; Dr Christine Lallos; Dr Niazi; Barbara McLean, RN; Dr Angel Leon; Dr David Vega; Michael Neville; Carolyn Brown, RN; Megan Brunson, RN; Dr Anita Bandiwad; Sylvia Sultenfuss. Contact: Mary Zellinger, RN, MN, ANP, CCRN (conference co-chair) or Carolyn Brown RN, MN, CCRN (conference co-chair). Phone: (404) 712-4661 (Mary) or (404) 712-4368 (Carolyn). E-mail:mary.zellinger@emory-healthcare.org or carolyn.brown@emoryhealthcare.org. Fee: Early bird registration: payment received or postmarked by February 28, 2007; $210 or $130 daily (EHC employees or AACN member); all others, $240 or $145 daily. Late registration: postmarked after February 28, 2007; $240 or $145 daily (EHC employees or AACN member); all others, $250 or $155 daily. Credit: through AACN.

ILLINOIS

Arlington Heights

33rd Annual Midwest Conference

Date: March 11-14, 2007. Sponsor: NWCAC-AACN Chapter of AACN. Contact: Jodi Gunther. Phone: (847) 526-5865. E-mail:jlg0618@aol.com. Fee: Varies. Credit: Varies.

Chicago

PCCN Review Course

Date: February 5-6, 2007. Place: Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Ill. Sponsor: Greater Chicago Area Chapter of AACN. Contact: Lori Marcantonio. Phone: (847) 722-4354. E-mail:gcac_aacn@yahoo.com. Fee: $200 for 2 days if paid by January 5, 2007; $225 after January 5, 2007. Credit: Yes.

Rockford

CCRN Review

Date: January 23-24, 2007. Sponsor: Northern Illinois Chapter of AACN. Contact: Darla Bradle. Phone: (815) 395-5380. E-mail:darla.bradle@osfhealthcare.org.

LOUISIANA

New Orleans

National Conference of Neonatal Nursing

Date: April 24–28, 2007. Place: Sheraton. Sponsor: Contemporary Forums. Contact: Registration Department. Address: 11900 Silvergate Dr, Dublin, CA 94568. Phone: (800) 377-7707. Fax: (800) 329-9923. E-mail:info@cforums.com. Web site:www.contemporaryforums.com.

Fee: Yes. Credit: Yes.

New Orleans

Become a Legal Nurse Consultant

Date: April 25, 2007. Place: Sheraton. Sponsor: Contemporary Forums. Contact: Registration Department. Address: 11900 Silvergate Dr, Dublin, CA 94568. Phone: (800) 377-7707. Fax: (800) 329-9923. E-mail:info@cforums.com. Web site:www.contemporaryforums.com.

Fee: Yes. Credit: Yes.

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Child

Date: March 21–24, 2007. Place: Hyatt Regency. Sponsor: Contemporary Forums. Contact: Registration Department. Address: 11900 Silvergate Dr, Dublin, CA 94568. Phone: (800) 377-7707. Fax: (800) 329-9923. E-mail:info@cforums.com. Web site:www.contemporaryforums.com.

Fee: Yes. Credit: Yes.

NEVADA

Las Vegas

17th Annual National Nurse Managers Update

Date: April 9–12, 2007. Place: The Mirage Hotel. Sponsor: National Professional Education Institute, Inc, and National Critical Care Institute of Education, Inc. Contact: Leslie Brock. Address: 2525 Ossenfort Rd, Glencoe, MO 63038. Phone: (800) 573-5575. Fax: (636) 273-5195. E-mail:lesliebrock@npeinursing.com. Web site:http://npeinursing.com. Fee: Preconference, $230 (1 day); general conference, $720 (3 days). Credit: Preconference, 6.6 contact hours; general conference: 20.2 contact hours; California Board of Nursing Approved Provider #10368.

Las Vegas

33rd Annual Critical Care Update

Date: April 9–12, 2007. Place: The Mirage Hotel. Sponsor: National Professional Education Institute, Inc, and National Critical Care Institute of Education, Inc. Contact: Leslie Brock. Address: 2525 Ossenfort Rd, Glencoe, MO 63038. Phone: (800) 573-5575. Fax: (636) 273-5195. E-mail:lesliebrock@npeinursing.com. Web site:http://npeinursing.com. Fee: Preconference, $230 (1 day); general conference, $570 (3 days). Credit: Preconference, 6.6 contact hours; general conference: 20.4 contact hours; AACN Certification Corporation Approved Provider #10477.

Las Vegas

Certification in Legal Nurse Consulting (6-day course)

Date: March 26–31, 2007. Place: Renaissance Las Vegas. Sponsor: Vickie Milazzo Institute. Contact: Vickie L. Milazzo, RN, MSN, JD. Address: 5615 Kirby Dr, Suite 425, Houston, TX 77005-2448. Phone: (800) 880-0944. Fax: (713) 942-8075. E-mail:mail@LegalNurse.com. Web site:http://LegalNurse.com. Fee: Varies. Credit: 35.1 contact hours.

Reno

Trends in Cardiovascular Nursing

Date: March 24–27, 2007. Place: Atlantis Resort. Sponsor: Renown Health. Contact: Mary Bryant, MSN, CCRN. Address: 1155 Mill St, L12, Reno, NV 89502. Phone: (775) 982-4176. Fax: (775) 982-4628. E-mail:mbryant@renown.org. Web site:www.renown.org. Fee: 2 days, $260; 1 day, $155. Credit: not yet determined.

Reno

26th High Sierra Critical Care Conference

Date: March 5–7, 2007. Place: Harrah’s Convention Center.

Sponsor: American Lung Association of Nevada. Contact: Louise Martin. Phone: (775) 829-5864. E-mail:Lmartin@lungs.org. Web site:www.lungs.org. Credit: 21 hours; NV BRN approved CEU.

OHIO

Columbus

Quest for Excellence: Nursing and Staff Development Conference

Date: September 24–26, 2007. Place: Columbus Hilton at Easton Town Center. Sponsor: The Ohio State University Medical Center. Contact: Carol Stopa. Address: Educational Development and Resources, 660 Ackerman Rd, 1st Floor, PO Box 183108, Columbus, OH 43218-3108. Phone: (614) 293-3341. Fax: (614) 293-4001. E-mail:Quest@osumc.edu. Web site:http://edr.medctr.ohio-state.edu, click on “Conferences.” Fee: general conference, $350 (for 3 days).

Credit: Yes.

OREGON

Portland

PCCN Review

Date: February 1-2, 2007. Place: Red Lion on the River, Portland, Ore. Sponsor: Greater Portland Chapter of AACN. Contact: Donna Hunter. E-mail:gpcsupport@comcast.net. Fee: $120 for AACN members; $140 for non-AACN members. Credit: 18.

PENNSYLVANIA

Champion

CCRN/PCCN Review

Date: March 19–21, 2007. Keynote speaker: David W. Woodruff, RN, MSN, CNS, CCRN. Place: Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Sponsor: Three Rivers and Central PA Chapters of AACN. Contact: Kimberly S. Pringle. Phone: (412) 373-9489. E-mail:kspcap373@aol.com. Fee: chapter members, $160; nonmembers, $175; groups of 4 or more, $165. Registration after February 16, $199.

King of Prussia

TRENDS in Critical Care Nursing 2007

Date: September 25–28, 2007. Place: Valley Forge Convention Center, King of Prussia, Penn. Sponsor: Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of AACN. Contact: Monika Cornelius. Phone: (800) 394-5995, ext 239. Fax: (714) 377-6245. E-mail:trends@aacn.org.

WISCONSIN

Wausau

NCWC Spring Symposium

Date: March 7, 2007. Keynote speaker: Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio, RN, PhD. Place: Westwood Conference Center. Sponsor: North Central Wisconsin Chapter of AACN. Contact: Kimberly Kuphal, RN, BSN, CCRN, CSC. Phone: (715) 295-0923. E-mail:kuphal@sbcglobal.net.

Fee: $89. Credit: 6.6.

Submission Guidelines

Education Directory The 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 AJCC Education Directory, 101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-1491; phone, (800) 809-2273, ext 532; e-mail, ajcc@aacn.org.