Nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, veterinarians, and other interested health care professionals are invited to attend the University of Iowa Building Capacity Program.
The program will provide basic information and skills to enable the health care professional to function in the anticipation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of occupational illnesses and injuries in the farm community. Successful completion of this course allows participants to join AgriSafe® as a Provider Member. AgriSafe® Provider benefits include clinical resources, technical assistance, continuing education, and use of the trademarked name AgriSafe® in promoting agricultural health services.
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The Office of Primary Care and Rural Health (OPCRH) is pleased to announce the Rural Hospital Conference will be held on June 2, 2011, at the Inn at Grand Glaze, 5142 Highway 54, Osage Beach. This conference is open to all rural hospitals’ leadership. Information about the hotel may be viewed here.
Two tracks are available for attendees to select from. Track one will focus on using data for performance improvement. Track two is on effective grant writing.
Registration forms are due by May 13, 2011. Registrants will receive a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive confirmation, please contact me (Barbara Brendel) by phone at 573-526-9687. There is a maximum number of attendees for this conference. Should we reach the maximum, registrants will be notified they are being placed on a waiting list. Therefore, please let me know as soon as possible if your attendance status changes.
OPCRH will pay for lodging the night of June 1 for up to two attendees (separate rooms) per facility. Your lodging will be made by OPCRH based on your registration form. An e-mail with lodging confirmation will be sent closer to the conference date. Reimbursement for mileage is also available for up to two attendees per facility, if they both drive. OPCRH will not reimburse attendees for meal expenses incurred with this conference. Lunch will be provided during the conference. However, breakfast will not be provided this year. To expedite reimbursement, please mark on the registration form if you will request reimbursement. Forms will be available at the conference for those requesting reimbursement.
We will go green for the conference. All presentations will be uploaded to this website: www.ruralspotlight.com. Please check the website prior to the conference to print information you would like for the conference.
We look forward to seeing you at the conference. Please contact me if you have any questions.
View the Conference Agenda