continuing education credit

General CEUs

General CEUs have been approved by Northeast Iowa Community College.

Cost: $12 per day (payable by cash, check or credit card at the registration desk)
**Note: You must sign up and pay each day. Example: You cannot sign up and pay for Thursday CEUs on Wednesday. You cannot sign up and pay for Wednesday's CEUs on Friday.

Wednesday: 4 or 8 CEH / .4 or .8 CEUs
Thursday: 5 CEH / .5 CEUs
Friday: 3 CEH / .3 CEUs

• Pick up a CEU form and pay for CEUs at PDC registration desk (One form required per day you wish to receive credit)
• Return completed form(s) to PDC registration desk at the end of each day

Nursing Contact Hours

The purpose of this conference is to provide occupational health and safety professionals the knowledge and tools they need to avoid injuries and know how to deal with incidents when they happen.

Intended Audience:
Occupational Safety and Health Nurses, Occupational Safety and Health Professionals

Cost: $15 per day

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - Approved for 3.5 contact hours by Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #7. Approved for 4.2 CEHs for other health disciplines.

Friday, April 12, 2019 - Approved for 1.75 contact hours by Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #7. Approved for 2.1 CEHs for other health disciplines.

Attendance: Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be awarded.

Instructions: Sign up and pay at the PDC registration desk.
Fill out an evaluation for each session and return to PDC registration desk.

These sessions have been approved for nursing contact hours.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 (you must attend all to receive credit):
1F: Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll - A Discussion on the New and Different Risks in the Workplace
2D: Putting Your Back "Back In" And Comprehensive Employee Wellness In 60 Min Per Month
2F: Examples of Successful Workers' Compensation Defenses Under Recent Illinois Case Law and What Management and Safety can do to Help
3F: Iowa Work Comp Benefits and Some Differences Between Iowa and Illinois
4F: Work Conditioning: How to Get Your Employee Back in the Game and Off the Bench

Friday, April 12, 2019 (you must attend all to receive credit):
5F: Recent Changes in Workers' Compensation Policy
6F: Modified Duty Off-site Programs

Educational Objectives (Thursday, April 11, 2019):

  • At the conclusion of this conference the participant will be able to:
  • Explain the differences between work conditioning and work hardening.
  • Identify the components of a work conditioning/hardening program and determine when its appropriate.
  • Recognize the benefits injured employees and employers get from participating in a work conditioning or hardening program.
  • Explain the rationale for performing internal body leveraging and can perform new, unique self-mobilization. Identify why traditional education programs aimed at reducing the incidence of back injuries on the job have been largely ineffective.
  • Use new demonstrated instruction techniques that allow you to approach comprehensive wellness/fitness in a time efficient and effective manner in your work setting.
  • Summarize the calculation of weekly and lost time benefits.
  • Classify types of worker's compensation settlements.
  • Recognize advantages and disadvantages of directed care.
  • Determine organization preparedness in handling reasonable suspicion testing.
  • Identify opioid addiction, signs of abuse and its impact on employers.
  • List best practices employers can utilize when partnering with their workers' compensation carriers.
Educational Objectives (Friday, April 12, 2019):
  • Clarify new laws related to workers' compensation.
  • Provide recent Supreme Court decisions that could affect employer handling of injuries at work.
  • Summarize Modified Duty Off-Site Program Implementation.
  • List the benefits of using a Modified Duty Off-Site Program.
  • Summarize Modified Duty Off-Site Program best practices.

Approved by Northeast Iowa Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing provider #7.