2018 Annual Conference Sessions

May 14, 2018


Standard: $350.00

Products

Opening Keynote

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Opening Keynote

Apr 16, 2018 1:15pm ‐ Apr 16, 2018 2:00pm

Hear from the Director of NIOSH on the state of occupational health and safety in the United States and the top NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) priorities.

  • Describe the state of occupational health and safety in the U.S.
  • Identify the top NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Priorities.
  • Discuss the role of the OHN within the Total Worker Health Program.

Speaker(s):
  • John Howard, MD, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, D.C.
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

The Opioid Crisis in America

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The Opioid Crisis in America

Apr 16, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Apr 16, 2018 2:45pm

An in-depth discussion on the state of the Opioid Crisis in the U.S.

  • Discuss the state of the Opioid Crisis in the U.S.
  • Describe the role of the Healthcare Provider in solving the Opioid Crisis.
  • Identify methods of engaging healthcare providers on strategies to ensure pain management while preventing addiction.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

Hepatitis C: Highlights and Clinical Case Study Discussion

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Hepatitis C: Highlights and Clinical Case Study Discussion

Apr 16, 2018 4:15pm ‐ Apr 16, 2018 5:15pm

Learn how to identify risk factors for HCV, and screening opportunities for at-risk populations in employees, dependents, and retirees.

  • Identify risk factors for HCV, and screening opportunities for at-risk populations in employees, dependents, and retirees.
  • Recognize that direct-acting antiviral medications are 95% effective at curing HCV after 2-3 months of treatment with few side effects.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

Total Worker Health: Where are we......Where do we need to be?

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Total Worker Health: Where are we......Where do we need to be?

Apr 17, 2018 7:30am ‐ Apr 17, 2018 9:00am

This presentation will explore the attitudes and understanding of the Total Worker Health Concept by occupational professionals and provide practical information on how to integrate TWH into organizational culture to create programs, policies and practices to advance worker safety, health and wellbeing.

  • Discuss the concepts of Total Worker Health (TWH).
  • Explore the current understanding and attitudes regarding the Total Worker Health concept in occupational health practice.
  • Describe strategies and tools for implementation of TWH programs and concepts into occupational health programs

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

Mental Health and Workers’ Compensation: Early Intervention to Prevent Delayed Recovery

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Mental Health and Workers’ Compensation: Early Intervention to Prevent Delayed Recovery

Apr 17, 2018 9:15am ‐ Apr 17, 2018 10:45am

The session will discuss delayed recovery, its dynamics, and what it looks like and will explain why mental health is a comorbidity in many workers’ compensation cases. Examples of a highly successful early intervention approach to delayed mental health recovery management, including screening, triage, and provider engagement will be explained and demonstrated. It will also offer practical suggestions how the proper use of early intervention delayed recovery due to mental health issues can be prevented.

  • Discuss the dynamics and recognition of delayed recovery of occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • Describe how mental illness is a co-morbidity in many Workers’ Compensation cases.
  • Discuss a successful early intervention approach to reducing delayed recovery.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

Navigating Psychological Health at Work: An Occupational Health Psychology Perspective

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Navigating Psychological Health at Work: An Occupational Health Psychology Perspective

Apr 17, 2018 11:00am ‐ Apr 17, 2018 12:30pm

Workplace mental health resources are remarkably underutilized in most U.S. organizations due to limited knowledge or understanding of resources and the high level of stigma surrounding mental illness. This session will enhance existing knowledge and skills surrounding mental health awareness and support in workplace contexts; enhance help-seeking behaviors and/or willingness to seek out resources available through the workplace (e.g., coworker support, leader support, EAP usage).

  • Increase mental health literacy.
  • Name common illnesses addressed by OHP's in the workplace.
  • Identify available workplace resources to incorporate mental health in Total Worker Health programs.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

Pain Management and Opioids

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Pain Management and Opioids

Apr 17, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Apr 17, 2018 3:15pm

Learn how to identify various forms used in pain management and get information on the state of addiction as it pertains to pain management.

  • Identify various forms used in Pain Management.
  • Describe the state of addiction to Pain Medications.
  • Discuss guidelines for effective Pain Management and controlled substances.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

How to Ensure OSHA Compliance and a Safe Workplace:  Safety Consultation and Training Section Services

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How to Ensure OSHA Compliance and a Safe Workplace: Safety Consultation and Training Section Services

Apr 18, 2018 7:45am ‐ Apr 18, 2018 8:45am

Many employers are not aware or in compliance with OSHA stands to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. This session will assist in understanding if how to use OSHA Consultative Services and information on the most common OSHA violations.

  • Identify the methods of assistance provided by OSHA Consultative Services.
  • Name the most frequent OSHA Standards for which violations are received.
  • Describe high-risk jobs and industries targeted for OSHA inspections.
  • Discuss hazards from case studies that are found in the workplace during OSHA Inspections.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

Total Worker Health: Is There a Role for the Occupational Health Nurse?

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Total Worker Health: Is There a Role for the Occupational Health Nurse?

Apr 18, 2018 9:00am ‐ Apr 18, 2018 10:00am

OHNs will gain knowledge to develop Total Worker Health (TWH) programs, including the need for TWH, the principles related to it, how to define the role of the occupational health nurse, and how to measure results for healthier and more productive workforce.

  • Identify why Total Worker Health is needed.
  • State principles related to Total Worker Health.
  • State role of OHN in Total Worker Health (TWH).

Speaker(s):
  • Bonnie Rogers, DrPH, COHN-S, LNCC, FAAOHN, Professor and Director, University of North Carolina
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00

Confidentiality of Employee Medical Information: Legal and Ethical Aspects

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Confidentiality of Employee Medical Information: Legal and Ethical Aspects

Apr 18, 2018 12:45pm ‐ Apr 18, 2018 2:15pm

In this session, learners will receive an overview of legislation affecting employee medical records: OSHA, ADA, FMLA, HIPAA, State WC laws, International legislation, as well as policy and procedure management.

  • Identify legal requirements and ethical aspects affecting confidentiality of employee medical information.
  • Discuss mechanisms to ensure that employee medical information is managed in an appropriate manner.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $45.00
Members: $30.00