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SVAPOHN BULLETIN BOARD

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Embracing Occupational Health Interventions Toward Building a Healthier Workforce

 

2016 Annual OH&S Clinical Conference

 

The Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

15.5 CNE, 15.5 CCM  ( including one ethics credit)

3 Breakfast, 2 Formal Lunches, one Vendor Reception

September 21-23, 2016

   Registration and Flyer Information

Schedule of Speakers

Vendor Application

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Kathryn Emanski, RN COHN/CM

President, Susquehanna Valley Chapter PAAOHN

 

 Mission Statement

 

  • Constitute the local professional association of registered nurses engaged in the practice of occupational and environmental health nursing.
  • Promote and or provide continuing education in occupational and environmental health nursing.
  • Maintain the integrity and character of the nursing profession.
  • Promote scope of practice and standards for occupational and environmental health nurses.
  • Provide a forum for networking and discussion of issues in the field of occupational and environmental health nursing.
  • Participate in the process of monitoring and influencing legislation and regulations.
  • Promote occupational and environmental health nursing through local communication activities.
  • Provide opportunities to develop association leadership skills.
  • Do within the limits of the law all things necessary, proper, incidental, suitable, useful and conducive to complete accomplishment of the foregoing purposes.

 

Established in 1992, SVAPOHN is a nonprofit organization comprised

of occupational Health Nurses from the Northeastern Counties of Pennsylvania

These counties include: Sullivan, Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Lackawanna,

Wayne, Luzerne, Pike, MonroeUnion, Snyder, Lycoming, Northumberland or

Clinton, and parts of Carbon Counties.Along with serving our immediate employee

populations, the organization has partnered with the Occupational  Health and

Safety Alliance (OSHA) to form an educational alliance for our local region.

We offer regularly scheduled meetings with an educational overtone on topics

that affect our present work environments, and are approved for education Credits

through American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN).

 

 

 

 

Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs

 

ACT 31 OF 2014 – INITIAL TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
IN CHILD ABUSE RECOGNITION AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

 

 

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015, all persons applying for issuance of an initial license shall be required to complete

3 hours of DPW-approved training in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of licensure.

 Additionally, EFFECTIVE WITH THE FIRST LICENSE RENEWAL AFTER JANUARY 1, 2015, all health-related licensees

and funeral directors applying for the renewal of a license issued by the Board shall be required to complete at least

2 hours of Board-approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of renewal.

Click on the links below for further information regarding this issue.

SPECIAL NOTICE TO ALL HEALTH-RELATED LICENSEES AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS

 BOARD APPROVED ACT 31 CHILD ABUSE RECOGNITION AND REPORTING CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDERS

 

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania Online Training

 

 If you wish to be exempted from the mandatory training

please access the link below.

Act 31 - Child Abuse Exemption Form

 

 


 

    
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