FLORIDA

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.

Fort Lauderdale

Powered by Broward: Critical Insights

Date: April 13 and 14, 2007. Place: Holy Cross Hospital, 4725 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308. Sponsor: Broward County Chapter of AACN. Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Vollman, Connie Barden, Denise Thornby, Mary McKinley, Tom Kenny, Cammy House Fancher. Contact: Patty Kelly. Phone: (954) 722-8020. E-mail:pattykelly7@comcast.net. Fee: $150 AACN members. Credit: 14.5 –15.5 CH.

GEORGIA

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 members); all others, $240 or $145 daily. Late registration: postmarked after February 28, 2007, $240 or $145 daily (EHC employees or AACN members); 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

Certification in Legal Nurse Consulting (6-day course)

Date: May 14–19, 2007. Place: Schaumburg Marriott. 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. Fee: varies. Credit: 35.1 contact hours.

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.

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.

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.

Canton

5th Annual Celebrating Excellence in Cardiac and Critical Care

Date: April 11, 12, 13, 2007. Place: Kent State University Stark Professional Education and Conference Center. Sponsor: Canton-Akron Chapter of the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals (CAACVP), Greater Akron Area Chapter of AACN, Aultman Heart Center. Contact: Karen Marzlin, RN. Address: PO Box 36756, Canton, OH 44735. Phone/Fax: (330) 244-8575. E-mail:caacvp@yahoo.com. Fee: complete conference package tuition $165. Credit: Applied for.

OREGON

Portland

Annual Member Breakfast—Nurses Reaching Out

Date: May 8, 2007. Keynote speakers: Area RNs involved in outreach/missionary work. Place: Oregon Zoo, Portland, Ore. Sponsor: Greater Portland Chapter of AACN. Contact: Donna Hunter. E-mail:gpcsupport@comcast.net. Fee: Free to GPC members.

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 Trauma and Cardiovascular Nursing 2007

Date: April 17–20, 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. Fee: To be announced. Credit: 36 contact hours.

King of Prussia

TRENDS in High Acuity Med/Surg

Date: April 19, 2007. Place: Valley Forge Convention Center, King of Prussia, Penn. Speakers: Alice Poyss, RN, PhD, APRN, BC, CS; Leslie Foran, RN; Rosemary Kates, MSN, APN, CWOCN, CCRN; Deborah Paschal, RN, CRNP; JoAnne Phillips, RN, MSN, CCRN; Margaret Ecklund, RN, MS, CCRN, APRN-BC. Sponsor: Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of AACN. Contact: Monika Cornelius. Phone: (800) 394-5995, ext 239. Fax: (714) 377-6245. E-mail:trends@aacn.org.

VIRGINIA

Richmond

Odyssey in Critical Care

Date: March 12 and 13, 2007. Keynote speaker: Mary Fran Tracy. Place: Richmond Convention Center. Sponsor: Greater Richmond Area Chapter of AACN. Contact: Paul Swadley. Phone: (804) 828-0418. E-mail:CEfornursing@mcvh-vcu.edu.

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.