Massachusetts Association of Occupational Health Nurses

PAAOHN Conference March 7-9 in Lancaster, PA

Posted 3 months ago by Nancy Clover

e are getting "down to the wire" for registration for the PAAOHN Conference, March 7-9 in Lancaster, PA.  This is an excellent opportunity to earn 14 CEUs applicable towards your Nursing license renewal, as well as networking with other nurses from around the state.

We have a block of rooms reserved at the Marriott - see the flyer attached.  However, this block is only on reserve until tomorrow - February 13.  After that it will be space available.  We really want to see all of you there if possible.

In addition, this conference will allow you to network with exhibitors, sponsors, and the other attendees, as well as your Board Members.  Don't miss this chance to meet peers and discuss common problems of an OHN.

Register today! 

Questions?  Contact Chad Rittle at rittle99@yahoo.com OR Amy Dailey at adailey@stmaryhealthcare.org

Clinical Updates:  Helping Workers Live Longer & More Productive Lives

Wednesday March 7, 2018

AM

7:30-11:30

Registration for Pre-conference Seminars (lobby)

9:00-11:00

Pre-Conference Seminar – Limited Attendees

Are you ready?  Emergency Preparedness for the OHN

Amy Dailey RN, COHN-S/CM, CHSP   

11:00 –6:00

Registration for Main Conference (lobby)

PM

12:15-12:30

Introduction/ Welcome   

Chad Rittle DNP, MPH, RN, FAAOHN - President

 

12:30-2:00

Worker’s Compensation Updates (ADA, FMLA, WC, Hypothetical Situations)      Joshua Schwartz, Esquire

2:00-2:30

Break – Visit Exhibits

2:30-4:00

Evaluation and Return to Work Strategies for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Kim Olszewski DNP, CRNP, COHN-S/CM, FAAOHN and

Ann Marie Loiseau DNP, RN, CSN, CCM

 4:00-6:00

Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Thursday, March 8, 2018

AM

7:00-8:00

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Visit Exhibits/Poster Presentations

8:00- 10:00

Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Using Motivational Interviewing Techniques

Chad Rittle DNP, MPH, RN, FAAOHN

10:00 – 10:30

Break – Visit Exhibits

10:30-12noon

 

Upper Extremity Occupational Injuries

Lora S. Regan, MD, MPH, FACOEM

PM

12:00-1:30

PRESIDENT’S LUNCH and AWARDS RECOGNITION

 

1:30-3:30

Recognition, Screening and Treatment Options for Sleep Disordered Breathing and Sleep Apnea

Gordon Bell DDS, FICOI, FAGD, DABDSM, DACSDD   

3:45 – 5:00

Annual Business Meeting – Conestoga Room

         Friday, March 9, 2018

AM

7:00-8:00

 Breakfast

8:00-9:00

The Grieving Worker

Dr. Julie Slade DNP, RN, Chatham University

9:00-10:30

Opioid Overdose Prevention and the Use of Narcan and Vivitrol

Gary Seech MBA Glenbeigh Regional Director of Operations

10:30-11:00

Break - Checkout

11:00-12:00

Functional Capacity Evaluation: Getting the Most Out of the Test

Michael Riggi MA, OTR/L, CEES from Lancaster General Health PT

12:00

Conference Adjourns/ Certificate Award

12:00-3:00

Post-Conference Board Meeting