2017 Professional Development

Jun 6, 2017


Professional Development

Earn CNE and learn more topics that can help enhance your development as an OHN with sessions on topics such as the Science of CPR, OHN Certification, Establishing Key Performance Indicators and more!

Standard: $297.50

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Today's and Tomorrow’s Challenges & Conundrum for Occupational Health Professions

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Today's and Tomorrow’s Challenges & Conundrum for Occupational Health Professions

Apr 24, 2017 1:45pm ‐ Apr 24, 2017 2:30pm

Credits: None available.

This session will discuss future trends in healthcare, and how it applies to worker health and the nurse’s role as: an advocate with management for a culture or workplace health, expert coach to guide workers to the best resources in a complex healthcare system, and stakeholders and voices in the legislative arena to speak for worker health.

  • Describe the changing United States workforce.
  • Identify challenges facing Occupational Health and Safety professionals.
  • Identify the roles required of Occupational Health Nurses.

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Standard: $50.00

Newest Developments in the Science and Success of CPR

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Newest Developments in the Science and Success of CPR

Apr 24, 2017 2:45pm ‐ Apr 24, 2017 3:30pm

Credits: None available.

Learn about the international process for evaluating published science and the development of the most recent American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC. You will discuss their potential impact on CPR outcomes, translating the science to improve survival from cardiac arrest and ensuring that the CPR training you provide is the highest quality with the greatest potential for your workers to arrive alive in the ED.

  • Describe the process for review of published science in the development of the American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.
  • Define at least three new recommendations contained in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.
  • Describe at least three methods of improving CPR quality in the workplace or clinical setting.

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Standard: $50.00

Engaging Excellence Through Certification

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Engaging Excellence Through Certification

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

Credits: None available.

Certification in occupational health nursing offers value for the certificate holder, employer, and consumer. This presentation will identify values and benefits of certification as identified by the research. It will discuss the 2016 AAOHN members’ survey results regarding certification, including overcoming barriers to obtaining certification. Pathways to certification will be discussed as well as the process to maintain certification. The concept of digital badging as part of credentialing and certification will be presented. The badging process will be explored along with ways to demonstrate ongoing certification. ABOHN began using this technology in September 2016, and the presenters will discuss current analytics of certified occupational health nurses.

  • Identify three benefits of certification to the certificate holder and to the organization.
  • Describe the requirements to becoming a certified occupational health nurse and maintaining certification.
  • Identify benefits of digital badging for the certified person.

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Standard: $50.00

Occupational Health Nurses and a Culture of Health

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Occupational Health Nurses and a Culture of Health

Apr 26, 2017 11:00am ‐ Apr 26, 2017 12:00pm

Credits: None available.

As health professionals who provide for and deliver health and safety programs and services to workers, worker populations, and communities, occupational health nurses are uniquely suited to take leadership roles in building a culture of health. Learn strategies for how occupational health nurses can develop leadership capabilities, regardless of position or title, and be a voice in advocating for worker health and safety.

  • Describe what a Culture of Health is.
  • List strategies for how occupational health nurses can take leadership roles in building a Culture of Health in their workplaces and communities.
  • Describe how the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action is preparing the nursing workforce to provide excellent care to people/workers, families and communities.

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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

Credits: None available.

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

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

Credits: None available.

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