Continuing Education

View upcoming continuing education for COHE providers and other participants.  Please contact COHE with any additional educational events.  


Motivational Interviewing In Health Care
January 28, 2017
Flour Mill - 6th Floor
Spokane, WA  

Do you want to improve your mindful communication ability, skill, & client/patient impact? Do you want to decrease burnout & embody a best-practice in behavior-change & motivation facilitation?

From an evidence-based perspective, this training is tailored to you with an emphasis in improving client/patient engagement & motivation, reducing your burnout, & facilitating clients/patients owning their process based on their own priorities in life (especially those appearing unmotivated, stuck, or unsuccessful).  

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Introduction to Agricultural Medicine: Advancing Occupational and Environmental Health Practice in the Northwest
February 1, 2017
Online Course
 

The goal of this course, Introduction to Agricultural Medicine: Advancing Occupational & Environmental Health Practice in the Northwest, is to provide a foundation in occupational and environmental medicine (OEM) to rural primary health care providers (HCPs) who treat agricultural workers and their families, and will improve health professionals’ ability to recognize, diagnose, treat, prevent and provide patient education pertaining to work-related injuries and illnesses in the agricultural community.

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Occupational Medicine Grand Rounds with CME/CNE
February 8, 2017 - May 03, 2017
UW Medicine South Lake Union
Seattle, WA
 

Occupational and environmental health exposures cause thousands of illnesses and injuries each year. This lecture series addresses the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of disease and injuries related to environmental and occupational exposures encountered by physicians and their colleagues in local, regional, and international settings.

At this venue for interdisciplinary education and professional networking, join us as we explore:

  • Current issues and emerging trends in occupational and environmental medicine
  • Practical applications of new scientific discoveries
  • Best practices in occupational and environmental medicine

Target Audience: Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Industrial Hygienists and other occupational health professionals involved in treating patients with multiple or complex medical conditions in occupational and environmental medicine.

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eLearning Online Course - Occupational Health Basics for Nurse Practitioners and Other Nursing Professionals
June 15, 2015 - June 15, 2017
Online Course

This self-paced e-learning series provides fundamental knowledge for nurses in clinical practice roles, especially nurse practitioners, who wish to improve their proficiency in the area of occupational health.

Course Objectives:

  • Summarize key concepts and principles that guide occupational health nursing practice.
  • Apply occupational health principles to enhance clinical nursing practice.
  • Discover opportunities to modify clinical practice to better serve the health needs of worker populations.

Intended Audience: Practicing nurses, recent nursing graduates, other nursing professionals.

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eLearning Online Course - Graduated Return to Work
January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Online Course

The University of Washington’s Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety and the University of Otago New Zealand have joined together to offer an Online Course on Graduated Return to Work, designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and occupational health professionals. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the physical, mental, vocational, and social consequences of being out of work.
  • Explain why return to work is essential.
  • Develop a framework for planning graduated return to work.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders when developing realistic goals and time frames for milestones.
  • Use tools for graduated return to work in clinical practice.
  • Apply a graduated return to work approach to injury treatment as part of an overall package of injury treatment.

Intended Audience: Practicing nurses, recent nursing graduates, other nursing professionals.

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