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April 2017
$130 - $230

Occupational Health Symposium 2017

April 20 @ 7:30 am - April 21 @ 3:00 pm
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, 7725 Kirkwood Boulevard SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Registration is now open for Occupational Health Symposium 2017! The conference schedule has been finalized. Topics will include Telehealth Applications in Occupational Health, Opioids in the Workplace, Active Shooter Response and Awareness, OSHA Updates, How to Broaden Your Organization's Perspective on Well-Being, Creating Change with Ergonomics, and Employee Engagement, among others. You can see the full schedule here.

This program has been approved for 11 General CEU contact hours, 13.2 Nurse CEU contact hours, and 10 HR Recertification Credit hours by HRCI. Participants may register for both days of the conference, or may register for only Thursday or Friday.

We are also accepting registrations for exhibitors. This year, exhibitors will have the option to exhibit on both days of the conference.

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May 2017
$250

NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Refresher Course

May 19 @ 7:45 am - 4:45 pm
IREH Building, Institute for Rural and Environmental Health
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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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. Please contact Mike Meginnis with any questions.

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June 2017
$250 - $500

Agricultural Safety and Health: The Core Course

June 12 @ 7:45 am - June 16 @ 4:30 pm
College of Public Health Building, 145 N Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242 United States
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This course, offered by the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, provides the information and skills needed to enable safety and health professionals to anticipate, recognize, and prevent occupational illnesses and injuries among members of the agricultural community. The course is appropriate for safety and health managers, health care providers, public health practitioners, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the unique safety and health needs of rural agricultural communities.

The Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course has been the national model of effective agricultural safety and health education for a decade. Expert instruction provided by Board Certified Physician and Veterinarian, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, and Certified Professional Ergonomist. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and EMS personnel.

The Core Course is divided into two sessions: Session 1, June 12 to June 14, and Session 2, June 14 to June 16. For more information, including a registration form, see the course website or the brochure.

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July 2017
$475

NIOSH-Approved Initial Spirometry Training

July 20 @ 7:30 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm
IREH Building, Institute for Rural and Environmental Health
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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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. We are currently applying for nursing CEUs for this course. Please contact Mike Meginnis with any questions.

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September 2017

Hawkeye on Safety 2017

September 20 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 300 E 9th St
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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The planning committee is currently planning the content for Hawkeye on Safety 2017. For now, we hope that you'll add the conference to your calendar for April September 20, 2017.

In order to nominate a colleague or company for the Hawkeye on Safety 2nd Annual Excellence in Safety Award, please see this page for more information. To receive updates on Hawkeye on Safety 2017 and our other programs, make sure to sign up for our email distribution lists and "like" our Facebook page.

Update: Hawkeye on Safety is now open to registration for sponsors and exhibitors. Please consider supporting our conference; the support of community leaders makes it possible for us to keep registration prices low for our participants, so we can educate workers from all around the region about workplace safety and health. Register today.

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