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Fundamentals of Occupational & Environmental Health Nursing: AAOHN Core Curriculum, 4th Edition is now available for purchase in the AAOHN Marketplace.
Deadline for AAOHN Award nominations is November 1, 2014. Visit the Awards & Recognition page for more information.
Deadline to apply for AAOHN Foundation Scholarships is November 15, 2014. For more information on the scholarship opportunities, please download the 2015 Scholarship Packet.
Your input is needed! Take a few moments to respond to a survey on the Value of OHN. This survey is the first step in a project, which is funded through the AAOHN Foundation - Kelly Services New Investigator Research Grant, that will provide an updated member resource on the return on investment and demonstrating value for OHN.
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is additionally approved as a CNE provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (#CEP9283).
Registration is now open for the 1st International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health.
From Occupational Health & Safety: OSHA Makes Big Change in Injury Reporting (September 15, 2014)
CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call Annoucement: Free webinar, "Enterovirus D68 in the United States:Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment," Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. ET, and "Management and Prevention of Pediatric Influenza in Healthcare Settings," Thursday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. (September 15, 2014)
Community Leaders Call for End to Hepatitis C Treatment Access Crisis - Learn more. (September 12, 2014)
NVHR Webinar: Conveying the Urgency of Baby Boomer Hepatitis C Testing, September 16, 3 p.m. ET Register here. (September 3, 2014)
Project Inform presents the Hepatitis C Infection and People Living with HIV Toolkit. Click on each of the thumbnails pictured to download the documents in PDF format. (August 28, 2014)
The Nursing Community presents a wewbinar, "The 2014 Midterm Federal Elections and What Nurses Need to Know," Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, 3-4 p.m. ET. (August 28, 2014)
In conjunction with President Obama's address to the American Legion's 96th convention, ANF, the philanthropic arm of ANA, announced on Aug. 26, the launch of an interactive, web-based post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) toolkit to help civilian registered nurses (RNs) better assess and treat PTSD in the nation's veterans and military service members. The Foundation's PTSD toolkit for Nurses was highlighted in a White House fact sheet, issued as part of the event, as an innovative way to address veterans' mental health. To learn more about the PTSD toolkit, please visit www.nurseptsdtoolkit.org. (August 28, 2014)
Get the latest news from the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) in the NVHR August Newsletter. (August 20, 2014)
AAOHN members will receive a 15% discount when they register for the 2014 Mediterranean Diet & Workplace Health Conference at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), presented by the Initiative for Productivity and Health Management and The Cooking Odyssey, held in Boston, September 27 & 28. (August 18, 2014)
Wednesday, August 6, 3:30-5 p.m. EDT: Join Legacy for a free webinar about the Truth campaign encouraging youth to be the generation that ends smoking. (August 4, 2014)
From the CDC/NIOSH: Read the latest issue of TWH In Action (August 8, 2014)
CDC Health Advisory: Guidelines for Evaluation of U.S. Patients Suspected of Having Ebola Virus Disease (August 4, 2014)
Official CDC Health Advisory: Ebola Virus Disease Confirmed in a Traveler to Nigeria; Two U.S. Healthcare Workers in Liberia (July 29, 2014)
Watch as the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, Office of National Drug Control Policy and White House Initiative for AAPIs commemorate World Hepatitis Day and recognize leaders in the field. View the live stream here on Wednesday, July 30, 12-2:30 p.m. EDT. (July 28, 2014)
Has your company signed on to support National African American Hepatitis C Action Day on Friday, July 25, 2014? ow.ly/zsfIq (July 22, 2014)
Free live webinar, July 30: Acute Coronoary Syndrome: Safe Transition to Home...and Health (July 21, 2014)
World Hepatitis Day is July 28. Learn more. (July 18, 2014)
NIOSH is offering resources to help you obsere N95 Day on September 5. Learn more about this important recognition of respiratory protection awareness. (July 17, 2014)
Study: Registered Nurses are delaying retirement; contributing to larger workforce. Read more from Health Affairs. (July 17, 2014)
A 2014 Hepatitis C Drug Guide is now available from Project Inform. A free webinar, "Scaling Up Risk-based Hepatitis C Screening in the U.S.," is scheduled for July 23, 2014. (July 17, 2014)
Free continuing education from the National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on July 17, 2-3pm EDT: Love the Pets, Not the Germs: CDC Update on Enteric Zoonoses (July 9, 2014)
Action Alert: Urge your Senators to co-sponsor the Viral Hepatitis Testing Act. (July 2, 2014)
CDC offers two recorded Updates for Clinicians on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV): May 6 recording and May 28 recording with Interim Clinical Guidance. To receive updates from CDC’s Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA), sign up here. This will enable you to receive notices of future calls and learn about previously recorded calls on illnesses such as Measles, Chikungunya, Tickborne Diseases, Malaria and more. (July 2, 2014)
Two Upcoming Hepatitis C Webinars from The AIDS Institute: Deconstructing HCV Treatment (July 9) and Coverage of Hepatitis C Testing Under the Affordable Care Act (July 10) (June 30, 2014)
CDC Clinicial Outreach and Communication Activity Update - June 16 edition (June 23, 3014)
If you missed the live broadcast June 11, now you can watch the webcast of the Warner Lecture series.
Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, spoke one-on-one with Legacy President and CEO Robin Koval about the Center's vision for the regulation of tobacco products to help reduce the death and disease toll caused by tobacco use. (June 18, 2014)
AAOHN Careers Committee releases poster and summary of the changing roles of occupational health nurses. Learn more. (June 18, 2014)
Free webinar - June 19: Healthy Swimming: Prevent and Treat Infections Caused by Brain-Eating Amebas and Chlorine-Tolerant Parasites (June 13, 2014)
CDC Health Advisory - Guidance to US Clinicians re: New WHO Polio vaccination requirements for Travel by Residents of and Long-term Visitors to Countries with Active Polio Tansmission (June 2, 2014)
On May 27, 2014, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its final recommendations on hepatitis B screening of non-pregnant adolescents and adults. (May 30, 2014)
Update: CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity - April 21, 2014 (April 21, 2014)
News from the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable - April 2014 issue (April 21, 2014)
NIOSH Science Blog: Do we need to challenge respirator filters with biological aerosols?
NIOSH is seeking information and comments to assess whether NIOSH should consider additional filter test methods to enhance existing requirements. Are there any important developments in aerosol science or key scientific data that would better inform NIOSH on the filtration of biological aerosols? This request for information was published in a Federal Register Notice on March 14, 2014. Comments may be submitted directly to NIOSH Docket #272 through regulations.gov. Deadline for comments is April 14. (April 7, 2014)
Action alert from National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable: Urge senators to sign appropriations letter. (April 1, 2014)
From the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity: March 24, 2014 update (March 31, 2014)
Press Release: AAOHN and ACOEM to Study Impact of Increased Use of Marijuana on Workplace Health & Safety (March 10, 2014)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposes to cover Hepatitis C testing as a preventive service benefit for at-risk populations. A final ruling is expected in June. You can read the draft memo here. (March 7, 2014)
Joe Dear, former assistant secretary of labor at OSHA during the Clinton Administration, passed away February 26, 2014 at the age of 62, as reported in this Los Angeles Times article. (March 6, 2014)
Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College releases fact sheet on Health and the Older Worker. (February 26, 2014)
International Labour Organization (ILO) World Day for Safety and Health at Work is April 28. The theme is "Safety and Health in the Use of Chemicals at Work." Plan to recognize the occasion with a poster and other tools. (February 25, 2014)
From the March of Dimes: Healthy Babies Healthy Business: Improving Outcomes in Your Workforce (February 25, 2014)
New PreventionMatters infographic shows how working together, we can keep Americans healthy: http://1.usa.gov/1ctknth (February 19, 2014)
From the CDC: TWH in Action newsletter (February 12, 2014)
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