PULSE: Continuing education

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.” For information, go to www.georgianurses.org/convention.htm.

Oct. 9
Innovative Trends in Respiratory Care seminar will be offered in the Carroll Conference Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. This course is pending approval by the American Association for Respiratory Care for 7.0 CRCE-Category One credits. Group and student discounts are available. To register, go to
www.saintjosephsatlanta.org/respiratorycareceu. For information, send e-mail to jtidwell@sjha.org or call 678-843-7241.

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 www.cmsa-atlanta.org.

Oct. 21-23
The Rosalynn Carter Institute’s 2009 National Summit and Training Institute will present “Crossing the Bridge from Science to Service” at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus. The registration fee, which includes breakfast and lunch on Thursday, and breakfast on Friday, is $35. The fee for preconference train-the-trainer sessions is $50. Tickets for the Gala Awards Banquet on Thursday evening are $50 each. To register, go to www.RCISummit09.org.

Nov. 20
Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville will host its annual stroke conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the GMC Resource Center. Doctors and nurses from around the country will discuss advances in stroke care. Topics will include the pros and cons of interventional devices used for acute stroke; neuroimaging as the future of patient selection in stroke treatment options; and the future of rehabilitation research. The cost is $75 and includes breakfast and lunch. To register, call 678-442-5000.

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

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