Education

 

The AAOHN Workplace Wellness and Safety Webinar Series focues on continuing nursing education (CNE) subjects pertinent to the occupational and environmental nursing profession. AAOHN members receive access to ten (10) free webinars each year which are also available at a low cost to non-members.

Webinars include: 

  • Audio streaming
  • Slide presentation
  • Interactive component (participants may submit questions during live webinar broadcasts) 

Pricing

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $30

Note: Live webinar registration is limited to the first 500 registrants., and access to the webinar on the scheduled broadcast date is through the AAOHN Online Education Center. All AAOHN webinars will be recorded and made available in 14 - 21 days if you are unable to participate in the live version or want to replay the session again later.

Upcoming Webinar

Occupational Hearing Conservation Programs- Understanding the Requirements and your Role

Thursday, February 16 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
1.0 Contact Hours
Speaker: Mindy Guillory RN, BSN, COHN-S/CM, CAOHC Course Director

Have you found that there are often significant knowledge and training gaps that exist in occupational settings as it relates to audiometric testing, compliance with the Hearing Conservation Standard 29CFR1910.95 and OSHA recordkeeping? There is a varied state of compliance across industry landscapes as many nurses, safety professionals, or HR reps are assigned management of the Hearing Conservation Program as a collateral duty.

Mindy Guillory, who has worked for years as an OHN with employers across multiple sectors, will provide resources and pertinent information to empower you to improve your hearing conservation programs. Compliance and employee safety will also be addressed. 

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Course Outcomes:

  1. Learners will be able to identify key resource links to relevant guidance on occupational hearing conservation.
  2. Learners will understand how to execute, comply,  evaluate, and update your hearing conservation program.

Protecting Workers by Recognizing, Preventing, and Treating Heat-Related Illnesses (HRI) in the Workplace

Thursday, April 27 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
1.0 Contact Hours
Speaker: Melanie Hayes, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Employers, supervisors and workers too often do not understand how to recognize, prevent and treat heat-related illnesses in a timely manner. Occupational Health Nurses are critical to helping educate workers, supervisors, and employers on how to implement best-practices and workplace programs to help workers and supervisor recognize, prevent and treat heat-related illnesses. Join this webinar to gain important knowledge and skills that OHNs can use to educate workers and employers to recognize, prevent and treat heat-related illnesses and provide a safer workplace for workers.   

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Course Outcomes:

  1. Discuss risk factors and identify signs and symptoms of heat-related illness with appropriate interventions and treatment strategies.
  2. Discuss employer responsibilities and the OHN Role in Preventing occupational heat-related illness in the workplace.

Musculoskeletal Conditions Among Veterans

Thursday, May 18 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
1.0 Contact Hours
Speaker: Michael Zychowicz, DNP

Many Veterans struggle with musculoskeletal conditions. Join this webinar to gain a greater understanding of these conditions Veterans face, and their typical management.   

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Course Outcomes:

  1. The attendee will be able to describe musculoskeletal conditions commonly occurring in Veterans and typical occupational causes.
  2. The attendee will be able to discuss usual and customary treatment for common musculoskeletal conditions occurring in the Veteran population.

Medical Cannabis Therapy

Thursday, June 15 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
1.0 Contact Hours
Speaker: Kyala Natalia Pascual, MSN, RN, ONC, CJCP

Chances are, you don't know all there is to know about medical cannabis, the various routes of administration, and its usage in the treatment of nausea and vomiting, pain management, and in the reduction of opioid usage. Join this webinar for more information on how medical cannabis can play a role in your patients' care plan.   

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Course Outcomes:

  1. Learner will implement the evidence-based strategies that are presented in the practice setting.

2023 Webinar Topics

AAOHN has an exciting slate of webinar topics planned for 2023! Below are the topics you can expect for the rest of the year; mark your calendars and plan to join us in the coming months. 

2023 Webinars
January Wellness Webinar for Boundary Setting
February CAOHC Hearing Conservation
April OSHA Heat Stress Standard
May MSK Conditions and Veterans Health
June Medical Cannabis
July/August Total Farmer Health: Clinical and Mental Health
September Case Management
November Creating a Culture of Workplace Wellness

Access Live Webinars and Webinar Evaluation

Please note live and on-demand webinars are available in the AAOHN Academy Online Education Center. After registering for the webinar, there is no additional action required. On the day of the live broadcast, log in to your AAOHN account and select Online Education. Then, scroll down to Access the Online Education Center. In your dashboard, Launch the webinar course at the specified date and time. No direct link to the webinar will be sent out by AAOHN.

The webinar evaluation is included in the webinar course package. When the webinar completes, use the left hand menu to scroll to the Evaluation. Select,  complete the evaluation and submit the form. Then close the browser window to return to your dashboard. The course should now list in Completed Courses tab and the certificate is available to download to print or save to your own device.

Have questions? Please check out the Live Webinar FAQs.

Calendar Reminder

After registering for a webinar, you may want to add it to your calendar. Click the link to "Download iCalendar File" on the right-hand side of the registration page, under Event Tasks, to save a calendar reminder for this webinar. Please note: the calendar reminder will not include a link to the webinar. You must access the live webinar during the live date and time through the AAOHN Online Education Center to participate.

The AAOHN Workplace Wellness and Safety Webinar Series is sponsored by  a grant from the University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering.

System Requirements for Webinars

  • Windows:  Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Mac:  Mac OS® X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®), Mac OS® X 10.7 (Lion®), Mac OS® X 10.8 (Mountain Lion®)
  • iOS:  iPad® 1 or newer, iPhone® 3GS or newer, iPod® Touch (3rd generation) or newer - with GoToMeeting App, cannot participate in poll questions
  • Android:  Android 2.2 or higher - with GoToMeeting App, cannot participate in poll questions
 
 
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