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Upcoming Events

Migrant Clinicians Network Spanish Webinar Series
Principios de Salud PÚblica para Promotores

(Principles of Public Health for Community Health and Outreach Workers)

Migrant Clinicians Network, a UMASH partner organization, announces a new series of 10 monthly webinars, conducted entirely in Spanish.

This course will offer an overview of the issues and challenges most relevant to public health, as well as the importance of the participation of community health workers and health promoters in strengthening public health.

Participants must register individually for each webinar. Continuing education credit can be provided.

For more information, visit the MCN website


Cultura y Salud 
(Culture and Health)

Wednesday, May 13
12:00 CDT
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Evaluación de las Necesidades de La Comunidad 
(Needs Assessment Of The Community)
Wednesday, June 17
12:00 CDT
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¿Puede la gente elegir su propia salud? 
(Can people choose their own health?)
Wednesday, July 15
12:00 CDT
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El Rol de los Promotores y Trabajadores de Salud Comunitaria en la Investigación Participativa Basada en la Comunidad 
(The Role of Promoters and Community Health Workers in Community Based Participatory Research)
Wednesday, August 12
12:00 CDT
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Fortaleciendo a los Promotores de Salud o Trabajadores Communitario Utilizando Tecnología de Información
(Strengthening Health Promoters or Community Workers Using Information Technology)
Wednesday, September 16
12:00 CDT
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Los Retos Futuros de Salud Pública
(Future Challenges of Public Health)
Wednesday, October 14
12:00 CDT
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National Playground Safety Week
April 20-24

National Playground Safety Week is a time to focus on children's outdoor play environments. A time to pledge to use good judgment when playing. A time for gratitude for all the adults who work tirelessly on maintaining our playgrounds.

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Understanding OSHA's Agricultural Exemptions & Standards
April 22

Charlotte Halverson, BSN, COHN-S, COHC

This presentation takes a practical look at the exemption status, how it is defined and where it affects various segments of production agriculture. This program is designed for workers in production agriculture, worksite managers and supervisors, agricultural business owners and those involved in family farming or ranching.

Participants will be able to:

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Minnesota State FFA Convention
April 26-28
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

The 86th State FFA Convention will be held April 26-28, 2015.

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2015 National Farmworkers Health Conference
May 5-7
San Antonio, Texas

The National Farmworker Health Conference is the only national conference dedicated solely on the health and well-being of migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The focus of this conference will be on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Learn from your colleagues, federal officials and heath care experts of the latest policy and program priorities and how they impact service delivery.

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2015 NORA Symposium
Total Worker Health
May 6
University of Minnesota

The 2015 NORA Symposium will be held Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00pm in the Mayo Memorial Auditorium at the University of Minnesota. This year's topic is "Total Worker Health".

This year's featured speaker is W. Kent Anger, PhD. Dr. Anger is the Director of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, and Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience and Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University.


The NORA Symposium is co-sponsored by UMASH and the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety.


NOIRS 2015
May 19-21
Kingwood, West Virginia

May 19-21, 2015, many of the foremost researchers in occupational injury will convene in Kingwood, West Virginia at the Camp Dawson Training Center for the sixth National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015).

NOIRS 2015 is the sixth such symposium focusing on research for the prevention of work-related traumatic injuries. The theme is "Advancing Occupational Injury Research through Integration and Partnership." The agenda will include contributed oral presentations in concurrent sessions and poster presentations which will describe research studies, methods, and findings related to traumatic occupational injuries.

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2015 UMASH Annual Forum
Agricultural Safety and Health Education for the Changing Workforce
May 28
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

The 2015 UMASH Annual Forum will be held May 28, 2015 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. This year's topic is "Agricultural Safety and Health Education for the Changing Workforce" and will focus on integrating agricultural health and safety in education.



2015 ISASH Conference
Making Ag Safety and Health the New Normal
June 21-25
Normal, Illinois

The 2014 International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH) Conference will be held June 21-25 in Normal, Illinois. This year's theme is "Making Ag Safety and Health the New Normal".

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