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NAON Educational Activities

April 8 and 15, 2003. Audio Seminar:Use of Complementary Therapies in the Care of the Orthopaedic Patient. Contact: NAON, 800-289-6266;


May 17-21, 2003. Orlando, FL. NAON's 23rd Annual Congress:Shining a Beacon of Light. Contact: NAON, 800-289-6266;


NAON Chapter Education Activities

March 29, 2003. Urbana, IL. Central Illinois Chapter. Challenges of the Morbidly Obese Orthopaedic Patient. Contact: Linda Turpen, 217-664-3345.


March 22, 2003. Akron, OH. Greater Akron Chapter. The Hip: Infancy to Maturity. Contact: Debbie Hawk,, or Joe Scaglione,


March 22, 2003. Tulsa, OK. Northeastern Oklahoma Chapter. Orthopaedic Kaleidoscope. Contact: Patty Palmer at or 918-451-5142, or Diane Sears at


March 28, 2003. Sterling Heights, MI. Greater Metropolitan Chapter. Orthopaedic Excellence. Contact: Carol Tylutki, 313-563-4276 or


March 28, 2003. Timonium, MD. Baltimore Chapter. Taking Control: Recognizing and Managing Orthopaedic Complications. Contact: Paulette Levy, PO Box 66366, Baltimore, MD 21239; 410-423-6727;


March 29, 2003. Needham, MA. Sponsored jointly by Massachusetts (#031) and Worcester (#098) Chapters. Train in Trauma. Contact: Pamela Tobichuk, RN, BSN, ONC, at


April 14, 2003. Inland Northwest Chapter. Orthopaedics:Something Old, Something New: 6th Annual Orthopaedic Symposium. Contact: Brenda Elliff, RN, MPA, ONC, CCM, LNCC, 208-667-4985 or


Other Educational Activities

March 13-16, 2003. Boston, MA. Preventing Alcohol Problems among Youth: Policy Approaches Online registration and exhibitor application features at


April 8-11, 2003. Washington, DC. Children's Defense Fund 2003 National Conference on Children's Health Policy and Health Issues. For conference details, visit


International Conferences

May 4-7, 2003. Toronto. Canadian Orthopaedic Nurses Association's 26th Annual National Conference and 2nd International Conference: The Art, Science and Spirit of Orthopaedic Nursing. Contact: Dorothy Archibald, 416-967-8633,, or