Upcoming Conferences & Webinars:
January 22-24, 2024
COHN review course in Chapel Hill, NC
January 30, 2024
Lunchtime Webinar on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Diagnosis, Claim Consideration and Legal Definition
March 7-9, 2024
Work and Environmental Respiratory Disease and Updates in Occ and Environmental Medicine in San Francisco, CA
March 10-14, 2024
CDC International Symposium on Biosafety in Atlantic, GA
CDC International Biosafety Symposium – The Eagleson Institute
March 25-26, 2024
Workers’ Comp Workshop in Waltham, MA
April 26, 2024
South Carolina Occupational Health Nurse Conference in Columbia, SC
May 2-3, 2024
New England Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference in Newton, MA
June 4-6, 2024
AAOHN Virtual Conference
September 4-6, 2024
AOHP National Conference in Fort Worth, TX
On Demand Training:
Walden University has 2 FREE CEU webinar programs:
Emotion is a Psychosocial Determinant of Health
Using Emotional Intelligence to Lessen Workplace Bullying & Violence
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ON-LINE EDUCATIONAL TRAINING!
Whether novice or experienced occupational health and safety professional, the educational modules provided at the University of Minnesota Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) website http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/ce/online/ are ideal as “refreshers” or as a resource, in general. These modules require 45-60 minutes each to complete, include pre- and post-module questions, and provide continuing education units (CEU’s).
Workers’ Comp & COVID:
Help! I Caught COVID at Work…Or Did I?
Bystander Intervention Training to stop anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment
AAOHN is excited to announce our COHN/COHN-S Certification Review Course is now available for on-demand completion! You can now prepare for the exam on your own schedule. http://aaohn.org/page/cohn/cohn-s-review-course
NIOSH Launches Free Safety Training for Healthcare Settings
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is now offering the training course Safety Culture in Healthcare Settings by Rogers B, Francis R, Dembski-Hart P, Hessels A, Hilton T, Casey M, and Martin M (DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2023-135, https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2023-135/
This healthcare worker training course provides scientific and evidence-based information. It focuses on six core competencies designed to increase knowledge about work-related hazards and to address organizational and personal strategies to promote a safe and healthful work environment.
There are five knowledge modules, each 20-30 minutes long, along with a list of resources that healthcare workers can utilize. Upon successful completion of all five modules in the course, participants will receive a certificate and continuing education credits.
Why Ethics Matter: The Practical Aspects of the Code of Ethics for Nurses – A Free On Demand Webinar
FREE CNE credits:
Helping Your Patients with Alcohol-Related Problems: What to know, ask, and offer — with 14 articles on alcohol and health covering basic principles, clinical impacts, and patient care from screening through recovery.
Planetary Health: Nurses are Needed Now?
One free contact hour is available after completion of the program
Climate change affects human health both directly and indirectly, and nurses are uniquely positioned to support solutions that improve health for all. This presentation will discuss the relationship between rising temperatures and negative effects on the health of NH residents, with attention to the opportunities for nurse engagement and advocacy.
Free CEU course:
Job Stress: A Continuing Education Program for Today’s Nurse
The program consists of four learning modules, each 15-30 minutes in length, plus case studies and reference material. This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at 244 CMR 5.00 for 4 contact hours.
Visit the Resources webpage for additional program materials and web links. https://www.uml.edu/research/cph-new/education-training/job-stress/
For more information about job stress, its causes, consequences, and prevention strategies, please visit the CPH-NEW Stress@Work website.
Complete each module by opening the links provided below. Modules do not need to be completed in one session. You may re-enter the program at your own pace, based on time available.
Module 1: Overview of Program and Introduction to Nursing Job Stress [30:34]
Module 1 provides an overview and an introduction to the concepts and theories of job stress in relation to the nursing profession.
Module 2: Stressors in the Healthcare Workplace [16:33]
Module 2 explains how the healthcare workplace and workforce has changed in recent decades, and identifies physical and psychological occupational stressors and hazards among nurses.
Module 3: The Impact of Job Stress [17:04]
Module 3 outlines the potential short- and long-term impacts of stress on both physical and mental health. The module discusses the relationship between job stressors and health behaviors. Further, the impact of job stress on patient care is examined.
Module 4: Stress Prevention and Coping Strategies: Individual and Institutional Levels [32:45]
Module 4 allows you to identify sources of stress in your own workplace and recommends stress coping strategies at the individual and organization level. It discusses primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention strategies for stress reduction in the workplace. At the end of this module, there is a list of additional resources related to job stress in nursing.
At the completion of Module 4, you will be prompted to complete a program evaluation survey, which is required in order to earn continuing education credits. The evaluation is brief, consisting of 9 questions.
Questions about the program should be directed to [email protected].
Free 3.5 CNE: Covid-19 Vaccine Training: Storage, Handling, Administration, and Safety
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Free online continuing education (CE) and trainings for Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) professionals and health professionals.
“Occupational health and safety for health workers in the context of COVID-19”
“Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Vaccination Training Program.” This is a new course to educate individuals preparing to participate in COVID-19 vaccination programs.
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We are happy to post conferences for no charge.