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IOWA CITY, IOWA Institute on Nursing Informatics and Classification Dates: June 23-27, 2001. Preconference, The Basics: NANDA/NDEC, NIC, and NOC, June 23, 2001. Place: Iowa City, Iowa. Sponsor: Organizations, Systems, and Community Health Area of Study and the Center for Nursing Classification, University of Iowa College of Nursing. Contact: Jen Clougherty, (319) 335-7119, Internet http://www.nursing.uiowa.edu/orgsyscom/cont_ed.htm, e-mail jennifer- [email protected]. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF Mosby’s Faculty Development Summer Institute Dates: August 5-8, 2001. Place: Grand Hyatt San Francisco on Union Square, San Francisco, Calif. Sponsor: Mosby. Contact: Mosby Continuing Education and Training, (800) 826-1877, Internet www.mosby.com/Faculty. WASHINGTON, DC American Academy of Nursing 2001 Annual Conference and Meeting—The Mandate for Healthcare Safety: Solutions to Protect Patients and the Public Dates: October 25-27, 2001. Place: JW Marriot, Washington, DC. Contact: Internet www.nursingworld.org/aan/conf2001/index.html. CINCINNATI, OHIO Women’s Health Care 2001 Dates: May 20-23, 2001. Place: The Westin Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Sponsor: Mosby. Contact: Mosby Continuing Education and Training, (800) 826-1877, Internet www.mosby.com/Faculty. ARLINGTON, VA Annual Health Policy Institute Dates: June 4-8, 2001. Place: George Mason University School of Law, Buchanan-Mercatus Center, Arlington, Va. Sponsor: The Center for Health Policy, Research & Ethics. Contact: Center for Health Policy, Research & Ethics, (709) 993-1931, fax (703) 993-1953, Internet http://gmu.edu/departments/chp. ATLANTA, GA 2001 Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy Annual Meeting, Research to Action: Shaping our Health Care Future Dates: June 10-12, 2001. Place: Atlanta Hyatt Regency, Georgia. Contact: Internet www.academyhealth.org. LAS VEGAS, NEV Mosby’s Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Conference 2001 Dates: June 17-20, 2001. Place: Caesear’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nev. Sponsor: Mosby. Contact: Mosby Continuing Education and Training, (800) 826-1877, Internet www.mosby.com/Faculty. Names in the News • Joan Austin, RN, PhD, FAAN, distinguished professor at Indiana University School of Nursing, recently was elected to the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, for her contributions to health and medicine. • Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, RN, FAAN, Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing and Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing former dean, was presented with the President’s Award from the American Academy of Nursing at the annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. • Madeleine Leininger, PhD, RN, FAAN, adjunct professor of nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing and Wayne State University, received the first International Nursing Achievement Award by the Royal College of Nursing, Australia, for her lifelong career and achievements in transcultural nursing and health care. • Katharyn A. May, DNSc, RN, FAAN, previously professor and director of British Columbia School of Nursing in Vancouver, Canada, has been appointed dean and professor of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing. • Mary K. Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and director, Center for Health, Policy, Research, and Ethics, George Mason University Center, Fairfax, Va, was appointed to the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality by Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala. • Marjorie A. White, PhD, FAAN, professor emerita, University of Florida, was awarded an honorary doctor of science (nursing) degree from the University of Tampere, Finland, where she has worked with doctoral students and faculty in teaching and research capacities for several years. • May L. Wykle, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA, Florence Cellar professor of geronto- logical nursing and associate dean for community affairs at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and director of the University Center on Aging and Health, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, has been named dean of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. News/Announcements INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE DEVELOPS GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE ON NURSING KNOWLEDGE Participants from 15 countries attended the Emerging Nursing Knowledge 2000 International Conference in October, offering the richness of their cultural and ethnic diversity to the development of a global perspective on the beliefs and values of nursing. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF NURSING WEB SITE RATED ONE OF THE TOP INTERNET RESOURCES FOR NURSES The Web site for the University of Virginia School of Nursing’s Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative Therapies was recently chosen as one of the top Internet resources for nurses. The Web site is located at www.nursing virginia.edu/centers/alt-ther.html. HCFA REMOVES PHYSICIAN SUPERVISION REQUIREMENT FOR NURSE ANESTHETISTS The ruling by the Health Care Financing Administration to remove the federal requirement for nurse anesthetists to be supervised by physicians when caring for Medicare patients has been called “smart healthcare policy” by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. The new ruling will ensure access to safe, high- quality anesthesia care in medically underserved areas. Meetings/Continuing Education Notes Professional 111 NURSING OUTLOOK MARCH/APRIL 2001

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IOWA CITY, IOWA

Institute on Nursing Informatics and ClassificationDates: June 23-27, 2001. Preconference, The Basics: NANDA/NDEC,NIC, and NOC, June 23, 2001. Place: Iowa City, Iowa. Sponsor:Organizations, Systems, and Community Health Area of Study and theCenter for Nursing Classification, University of Iowa College ofNursing. Contact: Jen Clougherty, (319) 335-7119, Internethttp://www.nursing.uiowa.edu/orgsyscom/cont_ed.htm, e-mail [email protected].

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF

Mosby’s Faculty Development Summer InstituteDates: August 5-8, 2001. Place: Grand Hyatt San Francisco on UnionSquare, San Francisco, Calif. Sponsor: Mosby. Contact: MosbyContinuing Education and Training, (800) 826-1877, Internetwww.mosby.com/Faculty.

WASHINGTON, DC

American Academy of Nursing 2001 Annual Conference andMeeting—The Mandate for Healthcare Safety: Solutions toProtect Patients and the PublicDates: October 25-27, 2001. Place: JW Marriot, Washington, DC.Contact: Internet www.nursingworld.org/aan/conf2001/index.html.

CINCINNATI, OHIO

Women’s Health Care 2001Dates: May 20-23, 2001. Place: The Westin Cincinnati, Cincinnati,Ohio. Sponsor: Mosby. Contact: Mosby Continuing Education andTraining, (800) 826-1877, Internet www.mosby.com/Faculty.

ARLINGTON, VA

Annual Health Policy Institute Dates: June 4-8, 2001. Place: George Mason University School of Law,Buchanan-Mercatus Center, Arlington, Va. Sponsor: The Center forHealth Policy, Research & Ethics. Contact: Center for Health Policy,Research & Ethics, (709) 993-1931, fax (703) 993-1953, Internethttp://gmu.edu/departments/chp.

ATLANTA, GA

2001 Academy for Health Services Research and Health PolicyAnnual Meeting, Research to Action: Shaping our Health CareFutureDates: June 10-12, 2001. Place: Atlanta Hyatt Regency, Georgia.Contact: Internet www.academyhealth.org.

LAS VEGAS, NEV

Mosby’s Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Conference 2001Dates: June 17-20, 2001. Place: Caesear’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nev.Sponsor: Mosby. Contact: Mosby Continuing Education and Training,(800) 826-1877, Internet www.mosby.com/Faculty.

Names in the News• Joan Austin, RN, PhD, FAAN, distinguished professor at Indiana UniversitySchool of Nursing, recently was elected to the Institute of Medicine, NationalAcademy of Sciences, for her contributions to health and medicine. • Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, RN, FAAN, Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor ofNursing and Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School ofNursing former dean, was presented with the President’s Award from theAmerican Academy of Nursing at the annual meeting in San Diego, Calif.• Madeleine Leininger, PhD, RN, FAAN, adjunct professor of nursing,University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing and Wayne StateUniversity, received the first International Nursing Achievement Award by theRoyal College of Nursing, Australia, for her lifelong career and achievements intranscultural nursing and health care.• Katharyn A. May, DNSc, RN, FAAN, previously professor and director ofBritish Columbia School of Nursing in Vancouver, Canada, has been appointeddean and professor of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing.• Mary K. Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and director, Center forHealth, Policy, Research, and Ethics, George Mason University Center, Fairfax,Va, was appointed to the National Advisory Council for the Agency for HealthcareResearch and Quality by Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala.• Marjorie A. White, PhD, FAAN, professor emerita, University of Florida, wasawarded an honorary doctor of science (nursing) degree from the University ofTampere, Finland, where she has worked with doctoral students and faculty inteaching and research capacities for several years.• May L. Wykle, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA, Florence Cellar professor of geronto-logical nursing and associate dean for community affairs at Frances Payne Bolton

School of Nursing and director of the University Center on Aging and Health,Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, has been named dean of theFrances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

News/Announcements

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE DEVELOPS GLOBAL PERSPECTIVEON NURSING KNOWLEDGEParticipants from 15 countries attended the Emerging Nursing Knowledge 2000International Conference in October, offering the richness of their cultural andethnic diversity to the development of a global perspective on the beliefs and valuesof nursing.

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF NURSING WEB SITERATED ONE OF THE TOP INTERNET RESOURCES FOR NURSESThe Web site for the University of Virginia School of Nursing’s Center for theStudy of Complementary and Alternative Therapies was recently chosen as one ofthe top Internet resources for nurses. The Web site is located at www.nursingvirginia.edu/centers/alt-ther.html.

HCFA REMOVES PHYSICIAN SUPERVISION REQUIREMENT FORNURSE ANESTHETISTSThe ruling by the Health Care Financing Administration to remove the federalrequirement for nurse anesthetists to be supervised by physicians when caring forMedicare patients has been called “smart healthcare policy” by the AmericanAssociation of Nurse Anesthetists. The new ruling will ensure access to safe, high-quality anesthesia care in medically underserved areas.

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