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Have you created patient education programs that provide solutions to persistent problems in patient education or come up with innovative teaching ideas? If so, we would like to profile your program or idea in Patient Education Management. We are interested in all types of topics, including educational materials, teaching methods, improved documentation techniques, and staff development. If you would like more information or want to suggest an article idea, please contact Susan Cort Johnson, editor, Patient Education Management, at: (530) 256-2749 or email@example.com.
The dates for the 2001 Health Care Education Institute sponsored by the Philadelphia-based Health Care Education Association (HCEA) are set for Oct. 4-6. The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn City Centre located in downtown Chicago. Professionals involved in staff development, patient and community education, management and leadership development, accreditation and compliance issues are encouraged to attend. The theme this year is "Managing the Whirlwind of Health Care Education," and will include sessions on such issues as accreditation, compliance, technology, research, outcomes, management strategies, and leadership skills.
The cost of the conference is $395 for HCEA members and $465 for nonmembers before Sept. 14. After that date, the registration cost to members is $445 and $515 for nonmembers. One-day registration is available for $240 before Sept. 14 and $260 after that date. A pre-conference activity will take place at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Oct. 4 and costs $65.
For more information about the 2001 Health Care Education Institute, contact: HCEA, 1211 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19107. Telephone: (888) 298-3861. Fax: (215) 545-8197. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.