AOHP California Northern Chapter Two-day Program
March 21st & 22nd, 2019
Redwood City, CA
Download Registration Form here.
Thursday, March 21: GETTING STARTED IN EMPLOYEE/OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
Friday, March 22: PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT IN THE EMPLOYEE HEALTH SETTING
This event offers CEUs.
AOHP NC Chapter Spring Meeting
April 25, 2019
4435 Golf Acres Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Registration by April 19 is $40 for Members and $50 for Non-Members.
Late registration after April 19 or payment at the door is $60 for Members & Non-Members.
Spring is coming soon. Consider attending the AOHP NC Spring Meeting on April 25, 2019 to get away for a few days! The meeting is hosted by Karen Ninassi with Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC. There is sufficient parking at the location. Five wonderful speakers are lined up, and five CNE credits will be offered. Take advantage of this educational opportunity that can be utilized to support new practices within your organization while earning CNEs that can be applied toward meeting continued competency requirements. The event will be a great opportunity to network and exchange best practices.
Hotel accommodations can be made at the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel for April 24, 2019 through April 27, 2019. A block of rooms has been reserved at this hotel, located at 3315 Scott Futrell Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208. The rooms will be $119 per night (one king or two queens), plus state and local taxes. The room block extends from Wednesday night through Friday night in the event you want to come early or stay a little longer. The hotel is conveniently located and accessible to many restaurants and shops. When making reservations, members need to state they are in "Group AOHP NC" to receive the group rate. You must make your own reservations via the below Group Web Link or by calling 1-800-325-3535.
Book your group rate today for the AOHP NC Chapter Spring Meeting 2019.
AOHP Pacific Northwest Chapter 2019 Symposium
Jun 21, 2019, 8 am – 5 pm Pacific Time
AOHP PNW Chapter have launched the website for their AOHP PNW 2019 Symposium on June 21, 2019 from 8:00am-5:00pm, at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR. The theme for this symposium is “Caring for Healthcare Workers”.
Registration is now open! Click on this link to learn more.
AOHP members and non-members are invited to attend. Registration fee is $65 for AOHP members and $85 for non-members. This event will offer CEUs. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments are included.
Pink Book Webinar Series from CDC
This online series of 15 webinars provides an overview of the principles of vaccination, general recommendations, immunization strategies for providers, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them. Each one-hour webinar explores a chapter from the 13th edition of "Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases," also known widely as "The Pink Book."
COCA Training and Conferences
The COCA Training and Conferences webpage has been updated to include conferences from January–June 2016. Visit the webpage to learn about conferences sponsored by CDC, other federal agencies, and COCA partners.
NIOSH is offering Free On-Line Courses
NIOSH Training for Nurses on Shift Work and Long Work Hours[DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2015-115] on http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2015-115/
Interim NIOSH Training for Emergency Responders: Reducing Risks Associated with Long Work Hours http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/emres/longhourstraining/
"Lean" the New Hire Onboarding Process for Healthcare Workers
Join Lean Consultant Mark Graban as he sets the stage for Lean in healthcare settings by outlining the benefits of reducing waste, streamlining value processes and continuous improvement. Curtis Chow will then discuss how Mercy Medical Center, Redding (MMCR), California, greatly improved tuberculosis (TB) screening of healthcare workers by including an interferon-gamma release assay, QuantiFERON-TB Gold test, in their Lean TB testing algorithm.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Identify the benefits of Lean in healthcare settings
- Recognize waste, value stream problems and the importance of continuous improvement
- Discuss time, resource, and cost benefits when adopting an IGRA for healthcare worker screening
- Review and understand a suggested TB testing algorithm followed at MMCR
Earn continuing education credit with CDC's broadcasts, webcasts, and self-study courses
CDC offers numerous education and training programs for healthcare personnel. A variety of topics and formats are available. All are based on ACIP vaccine recommendations. Physicians, nurses, health educators, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals are invited to apply for continuing education credits/contact hours, when available.
To learn more about the topics and formats available, visit CDC's Immunization Courses: Broadcasts, Webcasts, and Self Study web section.