5th National HealthCare Ergonomics Conference

Portland, Oregon
Monday, September 08, 2014

Shared Challenges • Real Strategies • Practical Solutions
September 8-11, 2014 • Portland, Oregon

5th National HealthCare Ergonomics Conference
Monday, September 08, 2014 - Thursday, September 11, 2014

Oregon Convention Center
503-235-7575
777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232
United States

Map and Directions

               


 

We invite you to attend the 
5th National HealthCare Ergonomics Conference in Portland.

Learn more about the facility tours on Thursday afternoon.
Sign-up when you register to attend the conference.

LEARN
 about current evidence-based and best practices related to health care worker and patient safety ergonomics.
NETWORK and SHARE your knowledge with colleagues from throughout the U.S. and beyond.
TRY the latest technology in ergonomics and safe patient handling.
Conference tracks include:


  • Basic and advanced safe patient handling in a variety of health care settings
  • Health care ergonomics topics related to safe and lean design for health care tasks and work environments to prevent staff and patient injury
  • Wellness related topics
Continuing education credits offered for nurses through the California Board of Regis­tered Nursing, Provider No. CEP8300. OSAOHN is the provider of continuing education credits for nurses. Visit their organization at:  www.osaohn.org

For non-nursing credentials or licenses, a process for tracking/verifying attendance at conference sessions will be made available for attendees.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

William Marras, PhD, CPE
Honda Chair Professor, Department of Integrated Systems Engineering and Director, Spine Research Institute, Ohio State University 


TUESDAY KEYNOTE -- 8:30 AM
Low Back Pain Causation and Prevention
in Patient Handling Activities
 
   
Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH
Director, NIOSH Total Worker Health TM
National Institute for Occupational Safety
& Health, Centers for Disease Control


WEDNESDAY KEYNOTE -- 8:30 AM
Healthier, Safer, and More Engaged:
Unlocking the Potential of Total Worker Health TM    
 


GENERAL SESSION SPEAKERS
TUESDAY GENERAL SESSION -- 10:30 AM
Key Elements of Sustainable SPHM Programs     

Gail Powell-Cope, PhD, ARNP, FAAN
Co-Director, HSR&D/RR&D, Center of Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. James A. Haley VA Hospital

Bob Williamson, RN, BSN, MS, CHSP, CSPHP
Director, Associate Safety, Ascension Health






WEDNESDAY GENERAL SESSION -- 10:30 AM
Patient and Worker Safety: What's the Connection?

Gerry Castro, MPH
Project Director, Patient Safety Initiatives
The Joint Commission

Jaime Dawson, MPH
Senior Policy Analyst, Dept. of Nursing Practice and Work Environment, American Nurses Association

Nancy Fisher, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Region X
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

Contact Information

  • Questions? Call the Conferences Section
    503-378-3272

Payment Instructions

  • Mail checks to:
    AASPHM
    PO Box 5640
    Salem, OR 97304-0640

    Registration Fees:
    WORKSHOPS
    Monday, Sept. 8
    $150 -- full day
    $75 -- half day

    GENERAL CONFERENCE
    Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning
    $250 -- Sept. 9, 10, and 11 (AM)
    $150 -- 1 day, Sept. 9 or 10
    $75 -- half day Sept. 11

    Networking Reception
    Sept. 9 from 6:30-9 p.m.
    River Cruise -- $35
    To purchase more than one ticket, please call 503-947-7441.

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