2015 National Conference:
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Boston, MA 02210
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Ebola Resources Guide Now Available
AAOHN's Legislative Affairs Committee recently updated the Legislative Affairs information available to members on this website. Follow the links under About AAOHN > Public/Legislative Affairs to learn more.
Now accepting applications for the UPS Academic Scholarships; deadline to apply is December 17, 2014. All applications submitted for a 2015 academic scholarship through the AAOHN Foundation will be considered; so there is no need to re-apply. For more information on the scholarship opportunities, please download the scholarship packet.
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).
Free Webinar - Thursday, Dec. 18: HIV Care Continuum: Keeping the Spotlight on Screening, Prevention and Treatment (December 17, 2014)
Visit the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page for the latest COCA updates. (December 17, 2014)
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes, should not be used by youth and adult non-tobacco users because of the adverse effects of nicotine and other risk exposures, as well as the risk for progression to other forms of tobacco use. As of November 30, 2014, 40 states have enacted laws prohibiting ENDS sales to minors, but only three of the 26 states and the District of Columbia that have comprehensive smoke-free air laws have incorporated ENDS. (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, December 11, 2014)
Visit the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page for the latest COCA updates. (December 8, 2014)
CDC Health Advisory regarding the Potential for Circulation of Drifted Influenza A (H3N2) Viruses (December 4, 2015)
Improve your community's health with Fit to a T, a free, public education program from the U.S. Bone & Joint Initiative. (December 2, 2014)
OSHA Releases Fact Sheet: PPE Selection Matrix for Occupational Exposure to Ebola Virus. A link to the Fact Sheet is now available in the AAOHN Ebola Resources Guide. (Nov. 30, 2014)
CDC Health Alert: Fatal Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis in an Infant Following Ingestion of Contaminated Dietary Supplement (Nov. 25, 2014)
Conference Call: Monday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. ET - Caring for Patients with Ebola in U.S. Hospitals: A Nursing Perspective (November 19, 2014)
Visit the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page for the latest COCA updates. (November 17, 2014)
CDC: Watch Live Ebola Training Event Today, Nov. 7, 1-3 p.m. ET (November 7, 2014)
View our most recent letters of support, including AAOHN's stand with the Nursing Community in signing for swift coordinated action to protect the public and health care workers against Ebola Virus Disease. (November 3, 2014)
Free CEU Opportunity: Total Worker Health webinar series returns Nov. 14. (November 3, 2014)
NVHR Newsletter - October 2014 (November 3, 2014)
SAGE to Begin Publishing Workplace Health & Safety, the official journal of AAOHN. (October 29, 2014)
AACN Releases Findings from a National Study on Academic Nursing's Progress in Transitioning to the Practice Doctorate - Read the press release. (October 29, 2014)
CDC News Release: Tightened Guidance for U.S. Healthcare Workers on Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola (October 21, 2014)
From NVHR: Medicare and Hepatitis C Testing (October 21, 2014)
News Release: AAOHN Publishes Ebola Resources Guide (October 20, 2014)
Monday, Oct. 20, 1 p.m. ET Join the live webcast: Preparing Your Health System for Ebola (October 20, 2014)
Monday, Oct. 20 Conference Call: Approaches to Clinical Management for Patients with Ebola Treated in U.S. Hospitals, 2-3:30 p.m. ET, Joining the call early is recommended. Dial in: 888-455-9766 (U.S. Callers) or 773-756-4625 (International Callers) Passcode: 5076538 (October 19, 2014)
You are invited to join a conference call on Thursday, October 16th from 1:30-2:30 p.m. EDT with officials from the US Department of Health and Human Services to discuss protecting the health of nurses while safely caring for a patient with Ebola. Dial in: 1-888-395-7964, Passcode: 6429111
Get the latest updates from the Community Outreach and Communications Activity (COCA). October 6 edition is now available online. (October 14, 2014)
Official statement from ANA President Pam Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN On Texas Ebola Case
Webinar, Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. ET: Social Media Skills fo Nursing Organizations (September 23, 2014)
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)
Community Leaders Call for End to Hepatitis C Treatment Access Crisis - Learn more. (September 12, 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)
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