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NIOSH-Approved Spirometry 1-Day Refresher Training Course

NIOSH-Approved Spirometry training courses offered at the University of Washington (UW) incorporate the most recent American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society (ATS/ERS) spirometry requirements and testing procedures. The ATS is the leading medical professional society in the United States that provides evidence-based statements for pulmonary function laboratory standards, testing procedures, and interpretation of test results.
The 1-day refresher course is designed for experienced spirometry technicians who have completed a NIOSH spirometry certification course within the last five years. Documentation of a valid NIOSH Spirometry certificate is required.

Leadership in Health and Safety - Student Registration

This one-day, multidisciplinary course is designed to take leadership theory into practice at a functional and organizational level. Participants will understand how their personal values and experiences inform their leadership, discover the process to build effective change, and demonstrate how to put leadership into action.

Leadership in Health and Safety - Government Registration

This one-day, multidisciplinary course is designed to take leadership theory into practice at a functional and organizational level. Participants will understand how their personal values and experiences inform their leadership, discover the process to build effective change, and demonstrate how to put leadership into action.

Leadership in Health and Safety

This one-day, multidisciplinary course is designed to take leadership theory into practice at a functional and organizational level. Participants will understand how their personal values and experiences inform their leadership, discover the process to build effective change, and demonstrate how to put leadership into action.

Occupational Medicine Grand Rounds with CME/CNE

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.

NIOSH-Approved 2-Day Initial Spirometry Training Course

NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Training courses offered at the University of Washington (UW) incorporate the most recent American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society (ATS/ERS) spirometry testing procedures and interpretation standards. The ATS is the leading medical professional society in the United States that provides evidencebased statements for pulmonary function laboratory standards, testing procedures, and the interpretation of test results.
This course is designed for technicians who have never taken the NIOSH Spirometry certification course, or with certificates more than 5 years old. This class is appropriate for novice as well as highly experienced spirometry technicians.

Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management

The Essentials of Hazardous Waste Management Course is intended for experienced individuals who have been assigned duties or responsibilities related to management of hazardous materials and wastes. This course is intended to prepare individuals for the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) exam by giving attendees an overview of the topics, taught by instructors with extensive experience in the field.

Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management - Government Registration

The Essentials of Hazardous Waste Management Course is intended for experienced individuals who have been assigned duties or responsibilities related to management of hazardous materials and wastes. This course is intended to prepare individuals for the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) exam by giving attendees an overview of the topics, taught by instructors with extensive experience in the field.

Graduated Return to Work online course

“Graduated Return to Work” is an online learning unit developed in 2013 as a collaborative project designed through a University of Washington – University of Otago partnership. The course is made available to participants from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016.
Please Note: You **must** have either a University of Washington email account or a Google Gmail account to register. This is a limitation of the configuration of the learning management system for this course.

eLearning Online Course -- Occupational Health Basics for Nurse Practitioners and Other Nursing Professionals

“Occupational Health Basics for Nurse Practitioners and Other Nursing Professionals” is a 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. The course is made available to participants beginning June 15, 2015.

Please Note:  Due to the configuration of the learning management system used for this course, you will need to have either a University of Washington email account or a Google Gmail account to register for the course.

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OEM eLearning Course- Agricultural Medicine: Advancing Occupational and Environmental Health Practice in the Northwest

AVAILABLE STARTING SEPTEMBER 2016

This upcoming collaborative e-learning opportunity is for all primary care providers in rural clinical practices who desire additional training in occupational and environmental medicine.

This program brings together an expert line-up of instructional and research faculty, covering basics such as workers' compensation resources and administering effective occupational and environmental health histories, and more specific topics such as pesticide exposures, asthma, heat-related illnesses, and lower lumbar spine injuries in agriculture. This program is being offered in a multi-media e-learning format to respond to the needs of busy clinicians.