PULSE: Continuing Education Calendar

Atlanta healthcare professionals can find continuing education courses in this calendar, compiled by the Pulse editor and published monthly.

Aug. 5-8
The American Association of Diabetes Educators will host its 36th annual meeting and exhibition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Attendees can earn up to 22 continuing education credits; students are not eligible to earn credits. The cost to attend the event is $580 (members), $705 (new members), $730 (nonmembers) and $199 (students). For information, call 877-303-0723, send e-mail to aade09@compusystems.com or go to Diabetes Educator.

Sept. 8-9
A medical-surgical nursing review for practice enhancement and a certification course will be offered at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. The course is for nurses preparing to take certification exams as well as those who want to improve their knowledge. The event will be in classroom 7 on the sixth floor of the 77 building. The cost is $225 and includes course materials, light breakfast, light lunch and Georgia Nurses Association contact hours. For registration and information, send e-mail to delores.carter-butler@piedmont.org or call 404-605-4741. For credit card registrations, call 1-866-900-4321.

Oct. 7-9
The Georgia Nurses Association will host its biennial convention and membership assembly at the Classic Center in Athens. The theme will be “GNA: Connecting Great People and Great Ideas.” The featured speakers will include Lynda Enos, RN, BSN, MS, COHN-S, CPE; Gloria Wright, Ph.D.; and American Nurses Association CEO Marla J. Weston, Ph.D., RN. The deadline for preregistration is Sept. 17. For information, go to Georgia Nurses Association.

Oct. 9-10
The Atlanta Chapter of the Case Management Society of
America will host its annual educational conference at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.
Ten continuing education credits will be applied for. The cost
is $85 for members ($95 after Sept. 9) and $95 for nonmembers ($105 after Sept. 9). Group rates ($80 per person, $90 after Sept. 9) are available for five or more attendees who register and pay in one mailing with one check; each attendee must complete a separate registration form. For information, contact Pat McCutchen at 770-826-8676 or go to Atlanta Chapter of the Case Management Society of

— To publicize a continuing education course or event, send information to pulseeditor@ajc.com. The deadline for publication is the 10th of the month prior to the date of the event.

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