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Home Care Association of Louisiana (HCLA) Announces National Conference Post Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

January 16-18


Hilton New Orleans


New Orleans, Louisiana


The HCLA will hold a national conference on disaster preparedness for healthcare providers January 16-18 at the Hilton in New Orleans. For more information, contact Warren Hebert at 337-560-9610 or


2006 International Conference on Aging, Disability, and Independence (ICADI)

February 1-5, 2006


Hilton St. Petersburg


St. Petersburg, Florida


ICADI 2006 will bring together researchers, practitioners, business leaders, and people involved in aging policy to focus on issues such as assistive technologies, home and workplace modifications, injury prevention, high technology, universal design, and transportation options. For the latest information on this event, including information on how to register or submit a presentation for this conference, go to


AAHPM/HPNA 2006 Annual Assembly

The 2006 3rd Annual Assembly sponsored by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) will be held February 8-11, 2006 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel and Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.


HPNA Pre-Conferences for Annual Assembly (Register Directly with HPNA for These)

HPNA is offering the 5 preconferences listed below on Wednesday, February 8, 2006.


1. Generalist Clinical Review Train-the-trainer (8 AM-5 PM)


2. APN Practice: Novice to Expert (8 AM-12 noon)


3. Effective MD/RN Communications with BASICS (8 AM-12 noon)


4. Appropriate Selection of Medications in Palliative Care (1-5 PM)


5. Pediatric Diseases and What to Expect (1-5 PM)



Fourth Annual Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit

February 2-3, 2006


Sheraton Boston Hotel


Boston, Massachusetts


For more information, please contact the Home and Health Care Association of Massachusetts, 31 St. James Avenue, Suite 780, Boston, MA 02116 or


Fourth Annual National Private Duty Association Conference

March 15-17, 2006


Grand Hyatt Atlanta, in Buckhead


Altanta, Georgia


For more information or to register for the "Partnerships for Growth" National Private Duty Association annual leadership conference, call 317-844-7105 or go to


International Conference on Women and Infectious Diseases: Progress in Science and Action

March 16-18, 2006


Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel


Atlanta, Georgia


For more information, contact the CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority and Women's Health, National Center for Infectious Diseases, E-mail: For registration information go to:


ASA Awards

Each year, the American Society on Aging (ASA) recognizes a number of individuals and organizations for their contributions to ASA, to the field of aging, and to older adults. Honors and cash awards of up to $2,500 are granted in such areas as healthcare, mental health, business, research, and media coverage.


Awards will be presented at the 2006 Joint Conference of The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) and the American Society on Aging, March 16-19, 2006 in Anaheim. For descriptions of all the awards, visit or contact Valerie Jones at


For more information about the 2006 NCOA-ASA Joint Conference, visit


To learn about ASA membership, visit


NAPNAP's 27th Annual Conference on Pediatric Health Care

"Politics, Policies & Priorities in Children's Health Care"


March 30-April 2, 2006


Washington, DC


For more information, please check the organization's Web site at


American Society for Pain Management Nursing Conference

March 31-April 2


Hilton at the Walt Disney World Resort


Orlando, Florida


Information on this conference, "Imagine the Possibilities: Pain Management for All" is available at the organization's Web site:


2006 Annual Conference, Society of Pediatric Nurses

"The Magic of Pediatric Nursing"


April 7-9, 2006


Doubletree Hotel


Orlando, Florida


For more information, contact the Society of Pediatric Nurses, 7794 Grove Drive, Pensacola, FL 32514; tel: 800-723-2902 (toll free).


National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty

Dimensions of the NP Kaleidoscope: Education, Practice, Research, & Advocacy


April 20-23, 2006


Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa


Orlando, Florida


For more information, contact NONPH, 1522 K Street, NW, Suite 702, Washington, DC 20005; tel: 202-289-8044; e-mail:


Missouri Alliance for HOME CARE 2006 Annual Conference & Home Care Exhibition

April 26-28, 2006


The Lodge of the Four Seasons,


Osage Beach, Missouri


This conference is a leading home care event in the Midwest, attracting speakers, participants, and exhibitors from throughout the United States. Educational offerings span all facets of home care, including clinical nursing, management, in-home services, financial management, human resources, and updates from all regulatory bodies. For more information, contact Missouri Alliance for HOME CARE, 2420 Hyde Park, Suite A, Jefferson City, MO 65109-4731 (telephone: 573-634-7772).


"Anchors Aweigh: Destination Home Care"

April 26-27, 2006


Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri


For more information, visit or call (573) 634-7772.


National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization 7th Clinical Team Conference and 1st Scientific Symposium

April 26-28, 2006


Town and Country Resort


San Diego, California


"Today's Education, Tomorrow's Quality Care" is designed for the hospice/palliative interdisciplinary team, and offers an intensive educational curriculum that is created to equip, educate, and excite. For more information, visit and select the "Conferences and Education" page.


Infusion Nurses Society 2006 Annual Conference

May 6-11, 2006


Reno Hilton


Reno, Nevada


For more information, see the organization's Web site at