December 1, 1998, is the deadline to submit papers, projects, and case studies for “ICU 2010: A Critical Care Design Symposium,” scheduled for April 1999 in the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University, College Station, Tex.
Sponsored by the Center for Health Systems and Design at Texas A&M University, the interdisciplinary conference is jointly presented by AACN, the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health, and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.
Research reports and case studies will be selected by an interdisciplinary panel for presentation and roundtable discussion. Suggested topics include clinical context, treatment protocols, nursing models/staffing, monitoring decisions, communications, point of care, medical equipment, pharmacy, environmental research, healing environments, postoccupancy evaluations, and nosocomial infection.
For more information, contact Mary McDonald, American Institute of Architects, Academy of Architecture for Health PIA, 1735 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20006-5292.