2017 Health Promotion

Jun 6, 2017


Health Promotion

Build your health promotion skills with courses on Colorectal Cancer Screening, Presenteeism, Nutrition, Worksite Wellness and more!

Standard: $297.50

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Employee Colorectal Cancer Screening: Case Studies

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Employee Colorectal Cancer Screening: Case Studies

Apr 25, 2017 8:00am ‐ Apr 25, 2017 9:00am

Credits: None available.

This session describes the processes involved in developing, organizing, and instituting a successful cancer screening initiative at the workplace – specifically in two academic institutions.

  • Identify the American Cancer Society's objectives for colorectal cancer screening.
  • Discuss the experience of two worksites with colorectal screening initiatives as case studies of success.

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Standard: $50.00

Redesigning Worksite Wellness:  The Next Generation

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Redesigning Worksite Wellness: The Next Generation

Apr 25, 2017 9:15am ‐ Apr 25, 2017 10:45am

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Today, many worksite wellness programs emphasize physical health, focusing on health risk factors and disease management in order to reduce healthcare costs. Yet the history of health promotion has holistic and broad roots. This session will briefly explore the journey from the holistic roots of wellness to worksite wellness of today, and present considerations for redesigning the paradigm for the next generation of wellness, including organizational factors.

  • Discuss the original intentions and root of wellness initiatives.
  • Identify the key elements to consider for redesigning wellness.
  • Describe the new paradigm for authentic well-being.

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Presenteeism: Identifying, Measuring, and Managing for a Healthy and Productive Workforce

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Presenteeism: Identifying, Measuring, and Managing for a Healthy and Productive Workforce

Apr 25, 2017 11:00am ‐ Apr 25, 2017 12:30pm

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Using a blend of published case studies, measurement tools, and industry best practices, the presenter will highlight key aspects of employee presenteeism in today’s worksites. Particular implications and applications will be showcased for occupational health professionals.

  • Define presenteeism in the workplace and why presenteeism is a constant and ongoing concern to virtually all organizations.
  • Identify common factors that drive presenteeism and list several tools and techniques used to measure and quantify the level and cost of presenteeism.
  • List several strategies currently used in today’s worksites to reduce and manage employee presenteeism.

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Review and Application of the CDC Worksite Health Scorecard: A Total Worker Health® Tool

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Review and Application of the CDC Worksite Health Scorecard: A Total Worker Health® Tool

Apr 26, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Apr 26, 2017 4:30pm

Credits: None available.

The Total Worker Health® program by NIOSH offers the occupational health professional an assessment tool for successful implementation of worksite safety, health and wellness programs. One of the tools in the Total Worker Health® program is the CDC Worksite Health Scorecard, a worksite health improvement plan and budget. Experience a hands-on review and active participation in completing the CDC Worksite Health Scorecard to find a starting point to your program or to identify gaps in your existing workplace program and to prioritize high-impact strategies for health promotion and safety.

  • Describe the purpose and use of the CDC Worksite Health Scorecard.
  • Complete the CDC Worksite Health Scorecard as an assessment tool at your workplace.
  • Discuss the elements of a worksite health improvement plan and worksite health budget.

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What's In Your Nutrition Toolbox?

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What's In Your Nutrition Toolbox?

Apr 27, 2017 8:00am ‐ Apr 27, 2017 9:30am

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How do you respond to employees’ questions on hot nutrition topics? What is the difference between functional foods and superfoods, and which should you be recommending? What are the basic nutritional needs of a varied workforce population and how do you calculate these needs? How do you affect individual responsibility and behavior change in employees and employers alike?

  • Identify the nutrition needs of a vast array of occupational and recreational activities with awareness of functional and superfoods.
  • Describe how timing and types of fueling affect worker safety and performance.
  • Discuss how to respond to tough questions from a variety of sources including employees, their families and employers.

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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

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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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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

Credits: None available.

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