Feb. 17, 2004

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Contact: Ilene Brawner, KU Medical Center Continuing Education, (913) 588-4484.

KU to host nursing symposium on women's health May 6-7 in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A noted expert in obstetrics and gynecology will be the featured speaker for the 29th Women's Health Care Symposium, set for May 6 and 7 at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Mo., and sponsored by University of Kansas Medical Center Continuing Education.

Anita Nelson, MD, of the Harbor-University of California-Los Angeles Medical Center in Torrance, Calif., will headline a list of presenters.

This annual health care symposium provides updated information and skills to women's health care professionals, enabling them to improve the quality of care for women. The symposium is designed for advanced practice nurses, nurse midwives, clinical nurse managers, physician assistants, allied health professionals and primary care physicians. Continuing education accreditation will be available to physicians and nurses.

Topics will include new contraceptive methods, working with teens around issues of sexuality, migraines in women, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, clinical nutrition, breast risk assessment and screening, Pap smear guidelines, perimenopausal issues and health promotion strategies, and laughter as an antidote for stress.

Other presenters are from: O'Brien Pharmacy in Kansas City, Mo.; Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.; Sastun Center of Integrative Health Care in Overland Park; St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.; the University of Missouri-Kansas City; the University of Kansas Public Management Center in Topeka; and the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

For full conference details or registration:

Mail: University of Kansas, Continuing Education, Registrations, 1515 St. Andrews Drive, Lawrence, KS 66047-1625
Phone: Toll free (877) 404-KUCE (5823) or (785) 864-KUCE (5823)
Fax: (785) 864-4871
E-mail: kuce@ku.edu
Web: www.kuce.org/kumc/whc/
TDD: (800) 766-3777

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