AAOHN 2017 Annual Conference - Non-Member



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Autoimmune Disorders: The Use Of Biologics

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Autoimmune Disorders: The Use Of Biologics

Apr 27, 2017 10:00am ‐ Apr 27, 2017 11:30am

When the human immune system goes awry, autoimmune disease results. These diseases can lead to lost productivity, decreased quality of life and increased co-morbidities. Biologics were introduced to the autoimmune arsenal late in the 20th century. Biologics can decrease lost productivity as well as improve quality of life for the individual with autoimmune disorders; however they bring with them unique hurdles and adverse effects. After this session, you will be equipped with knowledge of commonly used biologics in order to recognize barriers both inside and outside the workplace. The session will include the implications of the Family and Medical Leave Act as well as Americans with Disabilities Act as useful tools for the worker dealing with autoimmune disorders.

  • Identify common autoimmune disorders affecting the working population.
  • Discuss the use of frequently prescribed biologics in the treatment of autoimmune disorders.
  • Identify the impact of one disease, rheumatoid arthritis, on an individual’s home and work life.

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Standard: $50.00

Case Study: How a Company Uses Exercise to Achieve Best Practices in Injury Prevention

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Case Study: How a Company Uses Exercise to Achieve Best Practices in Injury Prevention

Apr 27, 2017 10:00am ‐ Apr 27, 2017 11:30am

As the historical methodologies of sports medicine have evolved and expanded, the act of passive stretching has been replaced by low-intensity exercise—or warming up—in order to fully prepare the body for physical tasks. Combined with a prevention- based approach, "warming up" has proven to be a powerful and effective tool in a modern occupational setting, bringing heightened productivity, lower rates of musculoskeletal injuries, and long-term improvements in both health and safety.

  • Define the distinguishing differences of warming up vs. stretching and it application to pre-work stretching in occupational settings
  • Demonstrate dynamic warm up movements that can be incorporated into any job setting.
  • Identify metrics used to measure the impact of one company's warm up program for a return on the company's investment.

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Standard: $50.00

Journey to Establishing Organizational Key Performance Indicators

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Journey to Establishing Organizational Key Performance Indicators

Apr 27, 2017 10:00am ‐ Apr 27, 2017 11:30am

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are becoming more important within all areas of business, including the business of occupational health. This session will share the process used by one company’s global occupational health organization, including identification of key stakeholders, how to utilize KPIs to address areas of occupational practice in need of improvement and also maintain those areas consistently delivering value, formulate a method of measuring data in a way that is meaningful to the larger organization, and communicate KPI results to leadership in a way that emphasizes the significance of the occupational health program within the business.

  • Define the term KPI and its application in the occupational health environment.
  • Identify one meaningful KPI through assessment of current business state and identification of future needs.
  • Describe the application of data techniques to display KPIs for organizational improvement.

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Standard: $50.00

Psychological Survival in Healthcare and Emergency Services

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Psychological Survival in Healthcare and Emergency Services

Apr 27, 2017 10:00am ‐ Apr 27, 2017 11:30am

Healthcare and emergency services workers may be exposed to more psychological trauma in a single shift than many of us will be exposed to in a lifetime. How can healthcare workers and first responders develop psychological resiliency, help themselves and each other, and identify when their mental pressure cooker is about to boil over? In this session, you will learn how to develop resilience and a self-care strategy for any population. Leaders and future leaders will learn how to identify early warning signs of over-exposure and steps they can take in various scenarios. You will be able to help yourself and others cope with the day-to-day stressors of the job, diffuse traumatic events, and ensure the highest level of work-related mental readiness

  • Identify what constitutes occupational psychological traumatic exposures and the implications for such exposures.
  • Define resiliency and how to cultivate resiliency in yourselves and others.
  • List the warning signs of over-exposure to traumatic events and action steps to take when the warning signs are present.

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Standard: $50.00

Rejuvenation Station: Preparing for Another 75 Years

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Rejuvenation Station: Preparing for Another 75 Years

Apr 27, 2017 11:45am ‐ Apr 27, 2017 12:45pm

This presentation will end the conference with strategies for organizing information obtained at the conference and with creative ways to handle the extensive list you created from your learning without creating an “overwhelming” sensation of needing to get it all done. You will find out how to apply rejuvenation principles in your daily personal and professional journey in life.

  • List 10 competencies related to first impressions to use in your organization.
  • Describe how principles from the “Getting Things Done” by David Allen can help optimize getting your ideas organized and on the road to execution.
  • Summarize techniques that will help reduce the stress of “information overload”.

Speaker(s):
  • Roy G. Lewis, MSA, F-ABC , Senior Administrator of Patient Access Services, Vidant Medical Center
Standard: $50.00
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