AOHP 2011 National Conference, Minneapolis, MN (AOHP 2011 Conference)

Venue: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 28, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 01, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 23, 2011
Early Registration Date: Aug 26, 2011
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Because We Care—AOHP is holding the line on 2011 Conference Fees! Attend at the 2008 rate of $435.

Early Bird Discount – register by August 26

The AOHP 2011 National Conference provides professional development, networking, information sharing and recognition for occupational health professionals.
Educational sessions and networking opportunities will connect you with fellow employee/occupational health professionals to discuss common issues, share experiences and exchange ideas. The conference features relevant, cutting edge presentations that cover best practices information, as well as the latest in employee health policy, research and professional challenges.
Discover all of the exciting learning and networking possibilities that await you at the AOHP 2011 National Conference in Minneapolis, MN and earn education hours for CNE, CME and CCMC.
Join us to celebrate AOHP’s 30th Anniversary at the 2011 National Conference
In addition to delicious food, attendees will be entertained and inspired by the laugh-out-loud true- life story of Florence Nightingale, as interpreted by Susan Howard. No additional cost for conference attendees. Whether it’s your personality or your outfit, we’re sure you’ll arrive radiant and sparkling, ready to have some fun.

Reasons to attend:
• Learn the answers to your most challenging occupational health issues from leading experts.
• Hear the latest information related to occupational health including regulations, best practices, legal issues, etc.
• Network with colleagues and experts in your field.
• Make friends.
• Find solutions to occupational health challenges/issues.
• Earn continuing Education Credits to maintain certification.
• Learn cutting edge information regarding products related to occupational health, and items that can improve your practice in efficiency, services and injury prevention.
• Learn and gain competencies.
• Explore ways to keep your employees safe and free from injury.

Keynote Speaker:
Terri Anne Flint, LCSW PHD will deliver the keynote address Well-Being: Research, Recommendations and Real Life, on Thursday, September 29. Her presentation will introduce the findings of Gallup’s international survey on well-being. Flint has 21 years of experience in supporting individual employees and hospital teams to become healthy and resilient, especially in difficult times.

Program Highlights:
Preconference Workshops
• Antineoplastic Drugs in Healthcare: The Reality of the Risks and Control Measures to Minimize these Risks , presented by Chun-Yip Hon, MSc(A) CRSP CIH, Karen Karwowski, RN BSN MSN Ed and Karin L. Kolbus, MSN RN COHN-S/CM
• Disruptive Behavior in Healthcare: Zero Tolerance!, presented by Stephen A. Burt, BS MFA
• The Value of the OHN in Today’s Workplace Utilizing Outcomes, presented by Barb Maxwell, RN MHA COHN-S CCM CWCP QRP FAAOHN
• And more……

Conference Sessions
• How Immunology Helps Employee Health: An Update on the Use of Immunologic Tests from TB to Hepatitis, presented by Lee S. Newman, MD MA FCCP FACOEM
• OSHA Update, presented by Mary M. Bauer, CSP CIH
• Safe Patient Handling: Legislation, Implementation and Education, presented by Steven Hecker, MSPH
• AOHP Court, presented by Walter S. Newman Jr., MD
• Managing Occupational Exposures to Bloodborne Pathogens, presented by David K. Henderson, MD
• And many more exciting sessions…

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Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours (CNE)
AOHP has been approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Washington State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. All pre-conference workshops, general sessions and breakout sessions have been applied for as Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours. This CE activity provides 23 contact hours.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The conference has applied for 23 Prescribed CME credits from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

The AOHP 2011 National Conference will be held at:
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall l Minneapolis, MN 55403
Tel: 612-370-1234 Fax: 612-370-1463

Student Rate and Group Discount available

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Success Awaits Exhibitors and Sponsors at
AOHP 2011 National Conference
Promote your organization one-on-one with occupational/employee health professionals who need your products and services.
As the one of largest member association for occupational health professionals in healthcare, AOHP annually hosts one of the largest nationwide conferences for occupational health professionals in healthcare. This well-recognized event, now in its 30th successful year, offers participants four days of educational programming, networking with their peers and friends, including the forum to experience innovative new developments that your company has to offer through a well-organized and highly attended exhibition.

This conference presents you with an opportunity as a vendor or sponsor to establish contact with nurses, physicians, managers and directors of occupational health departments in acute care hospitals, long term care and freestanding occupational clinics. These professionals have direct input into the purchasing decisions of your company’s products and services.

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities offer you an ideal market strategy for reaching customers, prospects, and media—all in one place, face-to-face.
Solution Series: Exhibiting puts you in touch with your market where they are looking for solutions.
In today’s digital age, face time is more important than ever when it comes to developing and maintaining meaningful business relationships. Let us help you create a face-to-face interaction that reflects your brand and allows you to make your best impression. AOHP Conference also offers a great opportunity for exhibitors to demonstrate their products and services – “The Solution Series”.

The "Solution Series" will be short (10-15 min) sessions in a designated area of the exhibit hall for exhibitors to present and share their expertise with the conference attendees directly in a more controlled setting. This series will allow exhibitors the opportunity to tailor a professional presentation that meets the attendees’ specific needs and interests.

 Exhibit and Sponsorship Prospectus
 Exhibit Registration

For more information, please contact: Annie Wiest, AOHP Headquarters
Tel: 724-935-1531


1300 Nicollet Mall
United States

Additional Information

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