The Wound Calendar

"Positive Outcomes in Dermal Wound Management" — June 10, Kansas City, MO; June 12, Denver; June 24, San Francisco; June 26, Seattle. Contact: Health Management Publications, 950 West Valley Road, Suite 2800, Wayne, PA 19087. Telephone: (800) 766-6014.

"Optimum Wound Management: A Cost-Effective, Comprehensive Approach" — presented by Bonnie Sparks-DeFriese, PT, CWS, will be held on:

    June 11-13, Las Vegas
    June 25-27, Philadelphia
    Aug. 14-15, Dallas
    Aug. 28-29, Chicago
    Sept. 11-12, Sarasota, FL
    Sept. 25-26, Denver

Contact: Illume, 15505 E. 590th Road, Inola, OK 74036. Telephone: (918) 543-6933. Fax: (918) 543-3334. Web site: http://www.illume-ed.com.

"Taking Charge of Wound Management" — June 7, Florence, SC; Aug. 23, Nashville, TN; Sept. 20, Charleston, SC. Contact: Donna Morgan, Professional Rehabilitation, Easley, SC. Telephone: (800) 447-2059.

"Advanced Wound Healing: Normal and Pathological Wound Healing Mechanisms" — June 26-27, Minnetonka, MN. Contact: Wound Care Associates, 177 Cherry St., Williams Bay, WI 53191-9704. Telephone: (414) 245-6812. Fax: (414) 245-6912. E-mail: feedar@woundcareresources.com.

"Current Concepts in Wound Healing" — June 12-13, Hot Springs, AR. Contact: Wound Care Associates, 177 Cherry St., Williams Bay, WI 53191-9704. Telephone: (414) 245-6812. Fax: (414) 245-6912. E-mail: feedar@woundcareresources.com.

• A two-day conference on the use of living organisms in medicine will be held June 10-11 at the Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, South Wales, UK. Contact: Tony Fowler, Biosurgical Research Unit, SMTL, Princess of Wales Hospital, Coity Road, Bridgend, CF31 1RQ. Telephone: +44-1656-752820. Fax: +44-1656-752830. E-mail: bioconf@smtl.co.uk.

Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society annual national meeting — June 20-24, Minneapolis. Telephone: (888) 224-9626.

"Advances in the Biology and Treatment of the Skin" — June 23-25, Piscataway, NJ. Contact: Mitchel Rosen, coordinator, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Center for Education and Training, 45 Knightsbridge Road, Brookwood Plaza II, Piscataway, NJ 08854-3923. Telephone: (732) 235-5062. Fax: 235-5133. E-mail:mrosen@umdnj.edu.

The 1999 Joint European Tissue Repair Society/ Wound Healing Society Meeting — Aug. 24-28, Lyon, France. Contact: Alexis Desmouliere, GREF, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 146 rue Leo-Siagnant, 33076 Bordeaux, France. Telephone: +33 557 571 771. Fax: +33 556 514 077.

Wound Care Specialty Course — Sept. 6-25, Charleston, SC. Sponsored by the Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing, 99 Jonathan Lucas St., Charleston, SC 29425. Telephone: (843) 792-2651. Fax: (843) 792-3680. E-mail: kellerhals@musc.edu.

Second Joint Conference on Infection Control — Sept. 9-11, Queensland, Australia. Sponsored by the Practitioners Association of Queensland and the Queensland Wound Care Association. Telephone: +61-0-7-3369-0477. E-mail: wic99@im.com.au.

Third annual Wound Care Congress for Rehabilitation Professionals — Sept. 19-22, Las Vegas. Telephone: (318) 869-3322. Web site: http://www.woundcareinternational.com.