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SEPTEMBER 2002

September 13-15, 2002, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI), Morrow, GA. Sponsored by Clayton State College and Xi Rho Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International. FMI contact Susan Sanner, telephone: 770-961-3456; e-mail: susansanner@mail.clayton.edu; Web: http://healthsci.clayton.edu/sanner/winiconf.htm.

 

September 18-20, 2002, World Healthcare Information and Technology Congress, Washington, DC. Sponsored by the National Managed Health Care Congress, 71 Second Ave, 2nd Floor, Waltham, MA 02451; telephone: 781.663.6000; e-mail: info@nmhcc.com; and Reed Exhibition Companies. FMI or to register, visit the Web site at http://www.whitc.com.

 

September 20, 2002, Course Start Date for "Getting Started," Part of Teaching and Learning in Web-based Courses: A Web-based Professional Certificate Program, sponsored by the Office of Lifelong Learning at Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Dr, Suite 345, Indianapolis, IN, 46202; FMI telephone: 317-274-7779, e-mail: censg@iupui.edu.

 

September 24-25, 2002, The Third European Conference on Knowledge Management, Dublin, Ireland. Sponsored by Management Centre International Limited, Curtis Farm, Kidmore End, North Reading RG4 9AY, England. FMI telephone: +44 01189 724148; e-mail: info@mcil.co.uk; Web: http://www.mcil.co.uk/2h/eckm2002/home.htm.

 

September 21-26, 2002, AHIMA 74th Annual National Convention and Exhibition, San Francisco, CA. Sponsored by the American Health Information Management Association, 233 N Michigan Ave, Suite 2150, Chicago, IL 60601-5800; 312-233-1100; e-mail: info@ahima.org; FMI or to register, visit the Web site at http://www.ahima.org/convention/exhibitors/.

 

OCTOBER 2002

October 4, 2002, Course Start Date for "Designing Web-based Courses," Part of Teaching and Learning in Web-based Courses: A Web-based Professional Certificate Program, sponsored by the Office of Lifelong Learning at Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Dr, Suite 345, Indianapolis, IN, 46202; FMI telephone: 317-274-7779, e-mail: censg@iupui.edu.

 

October 4-6, 2002, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Sponsored by the Ontario Nursing Informatics Group; FMI contact Carol Dueck at cdueck@tsh.to; Web: http://www.nursing.umaryland.edu/~snewbold/wini.htm.

 

October 7-9, 2002, Seventh International Conference, PISUG 2002, New Orleans, LA. Sponsored by the Perinatal Information Systems User Group. FMI contact PISUG@aol.com or visit the Web site at http://www.pisug.org.

 

October 18, 2002, Course Start Date for "Teaching and Evaluation Strategies," Part of Teaching and Learning in Web-based Courses: A Web-based Professional Certificate Program, sponsored by the Office of Lifelong Learning at Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Dr, Suite 345, Indianapolis, IN, 46202; FMI telephone: 317-274-7779, e-mail: censg@iupui.edu.

 

October 20-22, 2002, Health Care Meets Medical Informatics & Innovation, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Sponsored by HCMMII, the British Medical Journal, and a collaboration of Royal Colleges of Medicine. FMI or to register, visit the Web site at http://www.hcmmii. com or contact HCMMII 2002, Concorde Services Ltd, 4B,50 Speirs Wharf, Port Dundas, Glasgow, G4 9TB UK.

 

October 28, 2002, Course Start Date for "Practicum," Part of Teaching and Learning in Web-based Courses: A Web-based Professional Certificate Program, sponsored by the Office of Lifelong Learning at Indiana University School of Nursing, 1111 Middle Dr, Suite 345, Indianapolis, IN, 46202; FMI telephone: 317-274-7779, e-mail: censg@iupui.edu.

 

NOVEMBER 2002

November 4-5, 2002, European Conference E-Learning (ECEL), Uxbridge, UK. Sponsored by Management Centre International Limited, Curtis Farm, Kidmore End, North Reading RG4 9AY, England. FMI telephone: +44 01189 724148; e-mail: info@mcil.co.uk; Web http://www.mcil.co.uk/2h/eckm2002/home.htm.

 

November 9-13, 2002, Bio+Medical Informatics: One Discipline, American Medical Informatics Association 2002 Symposium, San Antonio, TX. Sponsored by AMIA, 4915 St Elmo Ave, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: 301-657-1291; e-mail: mail@mail.amia.org; Web http://www.amia.org/meetings/annual/f1.html.

 

November 15-16, 2002, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI), White Plains, NY. Sponsored by Pace University; address info not available. FMI Judy Vallarelli at jvallarelli@pace.edu, 914-773-3358; Web: http://www.nursing.umaryland.edu/~snewbold/wini.htm.

 

DECEMBER 2002

December 2-4, 2002, Healthcare Information Security-HIPAA and Beyond, Baltimore, MD. Sponsored by Medical Records Institute, PO Box 600770, 567 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460; FMI telephone: 617-964-3923; fax: 617-964-3926; e-mail: cust_service@medrecinst.com; Web: http://www.medrecinst.com/conferences.

 

December 4-7, 2002, MEDNET 2002, Qualit-e-Health: 7th Annual World Conference on the Internet in Medicine, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Sponsored by the Society for the Internet in Medicine, http://www.internet-in-medicine.org/, Schering, and obgyn.net, in collaboration with LatinMednet2002, Buenos Aires, Argentina. FMI visit http://www.mednet2002.org/default.asp.

 

December 7, 2002, Quality Healthcare Information on the Net, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Sponsored by the Internet Healthcare Coalition as part of MEDNET 2002. FMI visit http://www.ihealthcoalition.org/content/events.html.

 

December 6-8, 2002, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI), Phoenix, AZ. Sponsored by The American Nursing Informatics Association and the Philippine Nurses Association of Arizona, Inc; FMI Angela Weathersby at aweathersby@sach.org; Web: http://www.ania.org/education/WINI/default.htm.

 

JANUARY 2003

January 22-25, 2003, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 11, Newport Beach, CA. Sponsored by the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, and Aligned Management Associates, Inc., 1835 South Centre City Parkway, PMB 513, Escondido, CA 92025; telephone: 1-760-839-1200; e-mail: mmvr@nextmed.com; Web: http://www.nextmed.com/mmvr_virtual_reality.html.

 

FEBRUARY 2003

February 16-19, 2003, Stop Surfing-Start Teaching 2003 National Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Sponsored by University of South Carolina Continuing Education, 937 Assembly St, Suite 108, Columbia, SC 29208. FMI telephone: 803-777-9444; e-mail: confs@gwm.sc.edu; Web: http://www.rcce.sc.edu/ssst.

 

MARCH 2003

March 20-22, 2003, Making Nursing Visible: 4th European ACENDIO Conference, Paris, France. Sponsored by Acendio, the Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, 20 Cavendish Sq, W1M0AB, London, UK. FMI contact the conference organizer, Oud Consultancy c/o Synopsis, PO Box 93, 2000 AB Haarlem, the Netherlands; telephone: +31-23-551-8631; e-mail: oudnico@ netscape.net, Web: http://www.acendio.net.

 

JUNE 2003

June 20-25, 2003, 8th International Congress on Nursing Informatics: E-Health for All, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, SA. Sponsored by NI 2003, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 754 Sao Paulo SP 04024-002. FMI or to preregister, visit the Web site at http://www.ni2003.com; e-mail: heimar@ni2003.com; or telephone (55 11) 96290217.

 

SEPTEMBER 2004

September 7-11, 2004, MedInfo 2004, San Francisco, CA. Sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association, 4915 St Elmo Ave, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: 301-657-1291; e-mail: mail@mail. amia.org; Web: http://www.amia.org/meetings/annual/f1.html. FMI or to join the conference mailing list, visit the Web site: http://www.medinfo2004.org/.

 

CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ISSUE...

Dan Coble, PhD, RN, CNAA, C, BC, is the executive director of the Florida Board of Nursing and has experience teaching research, theory, informatics, education, and administration in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, designing Web sites, producing CD-ROM-based learning, and developing distance-education and online courses.

 

Mary Ersek, PhD, RN, is currently a research scientist at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA, and conducts research on pain management and end-of-life care for older adults. She previously was an associate professor at Seattle University School of Nursing. She also has been a hospice nurse for more than 15 years.

 

Ellen Fineout-Overholt, RN, PhD, is employed at the Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice, School of Nursing, University of Rochester, New York.

 

William Perry, MA, RN, is a clinical information specialist at Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio.