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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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. Nurse CEUs will be available for this course. Please contact Mike Meginnis with any questions.Find out more »
The planning committee is currently selecting the content for Hawkeye on Safety 2017. We anticipate including topics like a silica update, aging workforce, lockout/tagout, fall protection, safety culture, and soft tissue injuries.
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.
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.Find out more »
Please plan to join us on October 20, 2017 for our annual conference on the case management of work-related injuries. This conference is intended for case managers, occupational health nurses, insurance adjusters, safety and human resources professionals, and employers interested in expanding their knowledge of case management and the medical treatment of work-related injuries. To receive updates on Case Management Seminar 2017 and our other programs, make sure to sign up for our email distribution lists.Find out more »