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Refer a new member to AAOHN between April 1, 2015 and January 31, 2016. New members enjoy all the benefits of membership, plus you and the member you refer will receive a free webinar. As the recruiting member, you'll also have the chance to win other prizes including registration and lodging at the AAOHN 2016 National Conference in Jacksonville, Florida.
January 20, 2016 Understanding the Complexities of Obese Workers FREE for members!
January 28, 2016 Diabetes at Work: What's Depression Got to Do With It? FREE for members!
An Overview of the OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard and the Role of the OHN
Complete your degree or earn an advanced degree online - Learn more about what AAOHN's partnership with Chamberlain College of Nursing means to you.
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).
Fundamentals in Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing AAOHN Core Curriculum 4th Edition: Correction
Members: Apply by Dec. 1 for chapter awards, individual and business awards, and AAOHN Foundation scholarships. (You may need to log in to view this information.)
The International Association of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN) is seeking professional and public input on the first scope and standards of practice for the specialty practice of Clinical Research Nursing. The document, Scope and Standards of Practice for Clinical Research Nursing, was formally presented at the 7th annual IACRN conference, in Baltimore, MD on October 15, 2015. The document is currently open for public comments at http://iacrn.memberlodge.org/ until November 30, 2015. (November 24, 2015)
CDC Foundation launches Business Pulse: Workplace Safety and Health. Also, see related article from Yahoo News. (November 19, 2015)
Congress will be making its federal funding decisions this week – Now is the time to call your Representatives to ask for their support for increased funding for the Division of Viral Hepatitis at CDC. Learn more. (November 18, 2015)
Today is #SaveAHRQ Tweet Day. This toolkit can help you voice your support for AHRQ on Twitter and in other social networks. Learn more. (November 17, 2015)
From NVHR: Draft Template to State Insurance Commissioners - A Call to Eliminate Commercial Carriers' Improper Denials of HCV Treatment (November 12, 2015)
Practical Training in Occupational Health Sales & Marketing, Dec. 2-4, Chicago (November 12, 2015)
Announcements from NAOHP (November 10, 2015)
Visit the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page for the latest COCA updates. (November 10, 2015)
Read the latest edition of Total Worker Health in Action. (November 6, 2015)
Free Total Worker Health Learning opportunities: Dec. 9-10, 2015 - NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Total Worker Health - What's Work Got to Do with It? Attendees may view the live videocast at http://videocast.nih.gov/ or join in person at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Registration and more workshop details are available on the NIH Office of Disease Prevention website at https://prevention.nih.gov/twh. January 19, 2016 NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series: Advancing Working Family Well-being - Details coming soon. (November 4, 2015)
On Wednesday, Nov. 4, join a conference call with President Barack Obama and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell to discuss the upcoming open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplaces. Time: 2:25 p.m. ET To receive the dial-in information, click here and enter access code 373038. (November 3, 2015)
On Tuesday, Nov. 10, Research!America will host the webinar “The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Health Services Research: A Conversation with Director Dr. Richard Kronick" (November 3, 2015)
The National Advisory Council for AHRQ is meeting today. The event is being live-streamed and will be available for viewing through 2:45 p.m. ET (November 3, 2015)
NAOHP's weekly Occupational Health Town Hall is open to AAOHN members. Register here and join the next call, Monday, November 2 at 12 p.m. ET. (November 2, 2015)
As an affiliate organization of ANA, AAOHN shares upcoming opportunities with members, including a free webinar. See flyer for details. (October 27, 2015)
Visit the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page for the latest COCA updates. (October 26, 2015)
CDC Health Advisory: Increases in Fenatnyl Drug Confiscations and Fentanyl Related Overdose Fatalities (October 26, 2015)
NAOHP's weekly Occupational Health Town Hall is open to AAOHN members. Register here and join the next call, Monday, October 26 at 12 p.m. ET. (October 26, 2015)
AAOHN launches free educational series, Managing Diabetes in the Workplace - A Year of Education and Resources. Read the press release. (October 23, 2015)
AAOHN and the occupational health nursing profession is featured in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's policy brief, Charting Nursing's Future (September 2015 issue). Learn more. (October 23, 2015)
NAOHP's weekly Occupational Health Town Hall is open to AAOHN members. Register here and join the next call, Monday, October 19 at 12 p.m. ET. (October 19, 2015)
NIOSH announces new Total Worker Health® center to promote lifelong worker well-being. Read more. (October 14, 2015)
Visit the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page for the latest COCA updates. (October 13, 2015)
The NC Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center (NC OSHERC) has received funding to provide short-term awards for 3-4 pilot research projects. Call for proposals - Deadline: Oct. 23, 2015 (October 7, 2015)
CDC/FDA Health Update about the Immediate Need for Healthcare Facilities to Review Procedures for Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing Reusable Medical Devices (October 2, 2015)
AAOHN is proud to have representation in the newly formed Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), working to provide consistent and sustained education and advocacy in Washington, DC for vaccine access. To learn more about AVAC’s mission, visit http://www.adultvaccinesnow.org/ (September 29, 2015)
Visit the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page for the latest COCA updates. (September 28, 2015)
In observation of Liver Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) and National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) are co-hosting a Twitter chat on Tuesday, October 20th at 2:00pm EST. Dr. Robert Gish and CDC confirmed they will be joining for the chat, themed “Liver Cancer is Preventable.” Promotional materials, hashtags, etc are forthcoming. For details or any questions, contact Tina Broder, NVHR Senior Program Manager, at
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The National Safety Coucil has provided an online mechanism to voice your support for NIOSH funding. Please click here to contact your legislators. (September 24, 2015)
NAOHP's weekly Occupational Health Town Hall is open to AAOHN members. Register here and join the next call, Monday, September 21 at 12 p.m. ET. (September 21, 2015)
Free CDC Coca Conference Call, Sept. 17: Weathering the Storm: The Mental Health Impact of Hurricane Sandy (September 16, 2015)
Visit the CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page for the latest COCA updates. (September 15, 2015)
AAOHN members are invited to attend Ryan Associates/NAOHP Fall Webinar series: AAOHN Information Systems in Occupational Health Management. Learn more. (September 14, 2015)
A health policy fellowship is available in the office that coordinates the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ efforts to improve patient safety, including prevention of adverse drug events and health care-associated infections. Learn more. (September 10, 2015)
Upcoming calls and webinars offered by CDC COCA (September 8, 2015)
NIOSH Releases PROTEJASE: Multi-media tools for Spanish-Speaking Immigrant Workers -
Protéjase features multi-media tools to help organizations that serve Spanish-speaking immigrant workers raise awareness about occupational safety and health and motivate workers to take action to prevent risks and improve workplace safety and health. Four booklets/brochures, two posters, and five real-worker testimonial videos—all in Spanish—can be viewed and downloaded free of charge at http://go.usa.gov/362w3 (English website) and http://go.usa.gov/362wT (Spanish website). The theme of these materials is La Salud No Tiene Precio—Health Has No Price—and each material in the series has gone through extensive testing with the intended audience. The materials provide evidence-based information to raise awareness about potential occupational safety and health issues and encourage workers to seek assistance for any related questions or concerns they have. (September 3, 2015)
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