Upcoming Gerontological Symposium

Tue Sep 14 15:06:23 EST 1993

                         TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
                         HARRIS COLLEGE OF NURSING


                         NURSING RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM


                      Irene Burnside, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
                             Visiting Professor
                         Greensboro, North Carolina

                              October 15, 1993
                    Annie Richardson Bass Building - TCU


           Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
               Beta Alpha Chapter, Texas Christian University
                       Mildred Hogstel, Ph.D., RN, C.
           Texas Christian University - Harris College of Nursing

"This offering, CNE #0-A0-4677-8-93 has been approved for 5.4 contact hours
by the Texas Nurses Association.  TNA is accredited as an approver of
continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission
on Accreditation.  This approval meets Type 1 criteria for mandatory
continuing education requirements toward relicensure as established by the
Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas."


Dr. Irene Burnside is a Visiting Professor at the University of North
Carolina School of Nursing.  She holds a master's degree in adult
psychiatric nursing from the University of California in San Francisco and
also a post master's certificate.  At the age of 66, she received her
doctoral degree in Gerontological Nursing from the University of Texas at

She is well known internationally as a lecturer, consultant, and author in
the field of gerontological nursing.  Her books "Psychosocial Nursing Care
of the Aged", "Working with the Elderly:  Group Process and Techniques" and
"Psychosocial Caring Throughout the Life Span", have all received Book of
the Year awards from the American Journal of Nursing. In addition to her
books, Dr. Burnside is the author of 16 chapters in books and more than 40
articles in professional journals.  She is also a published poet.

Honored by her colleagues, Dr. Burnside has received the first Long Term
Care award given by the National League for Nursing, the Geronting award
given by the Andrus Gerontology Center at the University of Southern
California, and the Meritorious Service Award from the American Association
of Homes of the Aging.  She has also received the Lulu Hassenplug award
from the California Nurses Association and the Gerontological Nurse of the
Year by the American Nurses Association.  In 1991, Sigma Theta Tau awarded
Dr. Burnside the Excellence in Creativity Award for her commitment to
gerontological nursing practice.

Dr. Burnside is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the
Gerontological Society of America.

                            POSTER PRESENTATIONS

(1)        A Continuing Education Model for Improving the Knowledge of
           Aging Among Practicing Registered Nurses

           Roberta Burris, PhD, RN
           Assistant Professor University of Texas at Tyler Tyler, Texas

(2)        Skin Care Practices for the Elderly in Nursing Homes in the
           United States

           Rose Nieswiadomy, PhD, RN Professor Texas Woman's
           University Dallas, Texas

(3)        Toward A Theory of Physiologic Regeneration:  Application to
           Gerontological Nursing Research

           Jane Schade Henderson, MN, RN
           Denton, Texas

(4)        The Contextual Environment of Nursing Homes

           Christina M. Sheehy, DPA, RN
           Assistant Professor and Project Director
           University of Arizona College of Nursing
           Tucson, Arizona

(5)        Nurse Aide Turnover in Texas Long-Term Care Facilities

           Ferne N. Kyba, PhD, RN
           Assistant Professor
           Carol A. Rice, PhD, RN
           University of Texas at Arlington
           Arlington, Texas

(6)        Improving Functional Mobility Through Exercise

           Lilly J. Noble, MSN, RN, CPT AN
           Oncology Nurse Specialist - U.S. Army Nurse Corps
           Brook Army Medical Center
           Fort Sam Houston, Texas



   TIME                             PRESENTATION
8:00 - 9:00        Registration, Refreshments and Poster Presentations

9:00 - 9:15        Welcome:  Patricia D. Scearse, DNSc, RN, Dean and
                   Professor of Nursing Harris College of Nursing

9:15 - 10:30       Keynote address:  Future Research:  Reminiscence and
                   Life Review Irene Burnside, PhD, RN, FAAN

10:30 - 11:15      Break
                   Poster Presentations and Exhibits

11:15 - 12:00      Concurrent Sessions

12:00 - 1:15       Lunch (On your own or box lunch available for additional

1:15 - 2:45        Concurrent Sessions

2:45 - 3:00        Break

3:00 - 4:00        Comments with Dr. Burnside

4:00 - 4:30        Evaluation


                            CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Each participant will select one presentation per session for a total of
three presentations attended.

                          11:15 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

(A)   The Lived Experience of Dying at Home: A Phenomenological Study
      Guided by Parse's Emergent Methodology

      Mary Lynd, MSN, RNC Director of RN-BSN and MSN Nursing Outreach
      Program Bellarmine College Minford, Ohio

(B)   The Relationships Among Humor, Divergent Thinking, and Coping With
      Retirement in Older Adults

      Melinda Williams, PhD, RN Visiting Assistant Professor University of
      Texas at Tyler Tyler, Texas

                           1:15 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

(A)   Factors Which Influence the Self-Medication Practices of Low-Income
      Elderly Women

      K. Lynn Wieck, PhD, RN Assistant Professor of Nursing Texas Woman's
      University Houston, Texas

(B)   Hope:  Older Adult Perspective

      Kaye Ann Herth, PhD, RN Professor and Chair Department of Nursing
      Georgia Southern University Statesboro, Georgia

                              2:00 P.M. - 2:45 P.M.

(A)   Nurses' Views About Physical Restraint Use with Hospitalized Older

      Karen V. Lamb, ND, RN Assistant Professor Rush University College of
      Nursing Chicago, Illinois

(B)   Satisfaction with Residency, Sense of Well-Being, Perception of
      Social Support and Selected Demographics as Determinants of
      Loneliness in Elderly Nursing Home Residents

      Rita Kay Spinn, PhD, RN Professor of Nursing McLennan Community
      College Waco, Texas


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Marriott Residence Inn, 1701
South University, Fort Worth, TX 76109;  (817) 870-1011.  This hotel is
just minutes away from the TCU campus and approximately 45 minutes from
D/FW International Airport.  Room availability for this conference is
effective October 14-16th and includes a studio room rate of $75 per night
with continental breakfast.  The deadline date for hotel reservations is
September 30th. Please call the hotel directly to make reservations and use
the name of this conference when making reservations.


Be advised that there is a fee for this symposium, so for additional
information and questions call:  Freda Murray at (817) 921-7497

or write to her at:  Freda Murray
                     TCU-Harris College of Nursing
                     P.O. Box 32899
                     Fort Worth, Texas  76129

The form below can also be used as a registration form
        The Third Hogstel Gerontological Nursing Research Symposium
          October 15, 1993 - Annie Richardson Bass Building - TCU

First Name        MI            Last Name         Social Security Number

Home Address            City           State             Zip Code

Employment Place and Position

Address of Employer     City          State              Zip Code

(AC)    Business Telephone                (AC) Home Telephone

Circle the letter of each concurrent session you plan to attend:

      11:15-12:00 A or B      1:15-2:00 A or B        2:00-2:45 A or B

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