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Registration is now open for Occupational Health Symposium 2017! The conference schedule has been finalized. Topics will include Telehealth Applications in Occupational Health, Opioids in the Workplace, Active Shooter Response and Awareness, OSHA Updates, How to Broaden Your Organization's Perspective on Well-Being, Creating Change with Ergonomics, and Employee Engagement, among others. You can see the full schedule here.
This program has been approved for 11 General CEU contact hours, 13.2 Nurse CEU contact hours, and 10 HR Recertification Credit hours by HRCI. Participants may register for both days of the conference, or may register for only Thursday or Friday.
We are also accepting registrations for exhibitors. This year, exhibitors will have the option to exhibit on both days of the conference.
This symposium is intended for nurses, nurse practitioners, safety professionals, human resources professionals, administrators, wellness administrators, and other individuals interested in improving the health and safety of workers. The theme of the 2018 conference is Healthy Work Design and Well-Being. The program will include the following speakers and topics:
Thursday, March 29
- Diane Rohlman, MA, PhD / Work & Stress & Health
- Erin Foster, ACPS / Opioids in the Workplace & Our Communities
- Troy Vander Molen, PT, DPT / Ergonomics and the Mobile Work Environment
- Joe Mullen, MPA, CSP / OSHA Update
- Jason Wiltfang, Attorney / New Changes in Iowa Workers' Compensation
- Jeffrey Westpheling, MD, MPH / Common Occupational Injuries
Friday, March 30
- Nathan Fethke, PhD, CPE / Whole Body & Hand-Arm Vibration
- Larry Readout, MBA, CSP, WACH / Multi-Generational Risks: Slips, Trips, & Falls
- Mark Frederick / Identifying Safety Risks Using Wearable Technology
Based on participant feedback, this year's conference will be a 1.5-day event ending at noon on Friday, March 30.
The conference has been approved to provide 9 Nurse CEU contact hours, 9 HR (General) recertification credit hours, and 9 General CEU contact hours. You can read the full brochure here.
The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.Find out more »
Sponsors Mayo Clinic, Health Partners, and Essentia Health have partnered with the Heartland Center of Occupational Health and Safety to bring a world-class line-up of experts to Saint Paul, Minnesota and continue the collaboration of employers and medicine to take care of our injured and ill workforce. Together we can prevent needless work disability by helping people stay employed.
See the Impairment Without Disability website for a full list of speakers and topics, and to register for the program (coming soon). This program will provide a wide variety of CEU credits.Find out more »