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Physical Assessment for the Occupational Health Nurse 2021

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This course provides the occupational health nurse with knowledge needed to assess the physical health status of individuals.

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Jointly Provided by:

University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering

and

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

This course consists of lectures to provide the occupational health nurse with knowledge needed to assess the physical health status of individuals specific to a variety of occupational health settings. Body organs and systems to be covered include: the skin, head, ears, eyes, nose, throat and the respiratory, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and neurological systems. In addition, taking of medical history, documenting findings, and adherence to HIPAA regulations will be included.

Who Should Attend

This program is intended for occupational health nurses or other clinicians who provide direct health care services for workers. This program should be particularly valuable for service providers staffing medical stations or clinics within worksite facilities or plants.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Date

October 21 - December 31, 2021

Format:

• Virtual hybrid course

• Asynchronous lectures that are released weekly for three weeks.

• Weekly “Discussion with the Instructor” sessions via Zoom

• Recorded lectures and notes will be hosted in MBox. MBox is a simple system that will allow for lectures viewing only. Lectures cannot be downloaded.

• Recorded lectures and notes will be available in MBox until December 31, 2021.

Week 1

Launch Recording on Friday, October 22, 2021

Discussion with the Instructor on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 6-7:30pm EST

Topics include:

1. General Approaches

2. Interviewing

3. Documentation

4. Dermatologic System

Week 2:

Launch Recording on Friday, October 29, 2021

Discussion with the Instructor on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 6-7:30pm EST

Topics include:

1. HEENT

2. Cardiovascular & Peripheral Vascular System

3. Respiratory System

4. Gastrointestinal Systems

Week 3:

Launch Recording on Friday, November 5, 2021

Discussion with the Instructor on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 6-7:30pm EST

Topics include:

1. Musculoskeletal Assessment

2. Neurological Assessment

3. Putting It All Together

Registration Fee

Regular registration: $700

Early-bird registration: $600 until September 24, 2021

Discussion with instructor includes:

1. Question and Answer session

2. Case studies

3. Supplementary material

4. "Peer to Peer Discussion"

Prior to Course Launch:

Sheryl Ulin and Liz Michalski (ce.programs@umich.edu) will host an Information Session so attendees are familiar with the technology and format of the course. Attendees can introduce themselves.

Cancellation Policy

 Written cancellation notification must be received no later than October 8, 2021 in order to qualify for a refund, less $75.00 administrative fee. Substitute attendees are welcome. In the unlikely event that this program must be cancelled, the entire submitted registration fee will be refunded without further liability on the part of the organizers.

Accreditation

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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).In the past this course has been approved for 18.75 CNE.

COURSE COMMENTS FROM FORMER ATTENDEES

● "Great information for the occupational health nursing setting."

● "I always love a great review - this was amazing!"

● "This was a good review of an overall head to toe assessment"

● "I will start doing more comprehensive assessments."

● "Excellent! Great review. Learned a lot! Great resources!"

● "Great information, reviews, updates, and new assessment tips."

● "This was a wonderful seminar I would recommend to any nurse I know. Great info from everyone. I learned a lot of new useful techniques."

● "I am new to occupational nursing. This presentation provided very thorough assessment information that I can use in both my occupational health job and as my ER nursing role, too."

● "Very appropriate to my clinical setting."

● "The presenters gave good information references from textbooks, slides, and personal work experiences."

● "I feel like I have more assessment tools to help me better evaluate employees/patients so that I can more quickly recognize possible referral needs."

● "I can be more confident with the assessments. Excellent info and presentations."

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at ce.programs@umich.edu or 734-763-2243 .


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The University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering (COHSE) is a NIOSH Education and Research Center (ERC) that serves the region, the nation, and the world as a center of excellence for research and graduate education in occupational health and safety.

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