Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

City to Host National Nursing Conference

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

City to Host National Nursing Conference

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"Grantsmanship: Directions for the 1990s" is the theme of a national nursing conference which will focus on developing effective procedures for obtaining funding for health research programs planned for Oct. 11-12 at the Hilton Inn Northwest, 2945 Northwest Expressway.

The nursing research conference is being co-sponsored by the Oklahoma City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Beta Delta Chapter-at-Large of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Speakers include Dr. Richard Wright, director of Biomedical and Health Ethics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and MaryAnn F. Pranulis associate chief, Nursing Service for Research, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salt Lake City. . .

- The Oklahoma City Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center has been granted renewal accreditation by the American Association of Blood Banks. The accreditation followed an intensive on-site inspection by specially trained representatives of the association who determined that the level of medical, technical and adminstrative performance within the VA Medical Center laboratory met or exceeded the rigorous standards set by the association. . .

- Marsha Wilson has joined the staff of the Oklahoma City home health care agency of the Visiting Nurse Association as director of development. George Schluterman has joined the staff as director of finance.

Wilson has worked in community relations for a local hospital. Schluterman's background is in business management for a retirement community and as a certified public accountant in the public and private sectors. . .

- The pediatric surgery residency program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center has received a continuing four-year accreditation from the Residency Review Committee of the American Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

The program began in 1976 and is now one of 20 such residencies in the country. . .

- Dr. William Tunell, who has been chief of pediatric surgery at the OU Health Sciences Center since 1986, has been elected chairman of the Surgical Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics. …

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