Conferences & Classes

The following Continuing Education programs are sponsored / cosponsored by the Heartland Center for Occupational Health & Safety.

CIH Online Review

Event Date: 7/14/2015 - 9/3/2015
Location: Online with Bowen EHS, Inc - ,   

This 8-week online review course allows you to interact live in real time with your instructor and other participants as you prepare for the CIH exam. You will complete a comprehensive review course covering key topics found on the CIH certification exam offered by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). Lectures are offered at multiple days and times to accommodate most schedules; they are also recorded for those who prefer to study at their own pace or who want to review the material more than once. Eligible for CM hours and COC points. The Heartland Center will award CEUs to each participant successfully completing this course.

This course is eligible for 30 IH contact hours and 2 IH Ethics contact hours.


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NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Training Course

Event Date: 7/23/2015 - 7/24/2015
Location: University of Iowa, IREH - Coralville, IA  

This National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-approved course is designed to provide a comprehensive theoretical framework combined with practical training necessary to conduct spirometry testing and screening for workers. This course is intended for nurses, medical assistants, and other health care professionals who are responsible for conducting spirometry in the workplace or clinic settings. Nursing CEUs will be available for this course.

Contact: Megan Meyer at 319-335-4684 or megan-cz-meyer@uiowa.edu for more information or to get registered

CHMM Online Review Course

Event Date: 8/18/2015 - 10/1/2015
Location: Online with Bowen EHS, Inc. - ,   

This 7-week online review course allows you to interact live in real time with your instructor and other participants as you prepare for the CHMM exam. You will complete a comprehensive review course covering key topics found on the CHMM certification exam offered by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM). Lectures are offered at multiple days and times to accommodate most schedules; they are also recorded for those who prefer to study at their own pace or who want to review the material more than once. Eligible for CM hours and COC points. The Heartland Center will award CEUs for each participant successfully completing this course.

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Occupational Hearing Conservationist Certification & Recertification

Event Date: 9/23/2015 - 9/25/2015
Location: University of Iowa College of Nursing - Iowa City, IA  

This two-and-a-half-day workshop is designed to familiarize participants with all facets of occupational hearing conservation and certify them as audiometric technicians. Upon completion, a certificate will be awarded which documents evidence of training now required by federal law. Participants will also qualify for certificate by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC).

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Contact: For more information, contact Nancy Lathrop at nancy-lathrop@uiowa.edu or by 319-335-7075

Hawkeye on Safety: Safety & Health Conference 2015

Event Date: 10/1/2015
Location: Coralville Marriott - Coralville, IA  

This conference will provide current information on health and safety topics in construction and facilities, as well as key networking opportunities needed to keep current in safety standards and trends. The intended audience includes health and safety professionals, construction professionals (electrical, plumbing, roofing, carpentry, masonry, etc.), architectural professionals, compliance officers, inspectors, project/facility personnel, general industry, medical professionals and anyone looking for CEUs in health and safety.

Contact: For more information, contact Kim Gordon 319-335-4423, kimberly-gordon@uiowa.edu, or Megan Meyer 319-335-4684, megan-cz-meyer@uiowa.edu.
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NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Training Course

Event Date: 11/12/2015 - 11/13/2015
Location: University of Iowa, IREH - Coralville, IA  

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-approved course is designed to provide a comprehensive theoretical framework combined with practical training necessary to conduct spirometry testing and screening for workers. This course is intended for nurses, medical assistants, and other health care professionals who are responsible for conducting spirometry in the workplace or clinic settings. Nursing CEUs will be available for this course.


Contact: Megan Meyer at 319-335-4684 or megan-cz-meyer@uiowa.edu for more information or to get registered

NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Refresher Training

Event Date: 12/4/2015
Location: University of Iowa, IREH - Coralville, IA  

This National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-approved training is designed to provide a review of current spirometry testing standards and guidelines, common errors and corrective actions, and how to differentiate between normal, obstructive, restrictive, and mixed lung disease patterns. This course is intended for nurses, medical assistants, and other occupational health and safety practitioners who are responsible for conducting spirometry in the workplace or other settings.Nursing CEUs will be available for this course.

Contact: Contact Megan Meyer at megan-cz-meyer@uiowa.edu or 319-335-4684 for more inormation or to get registered