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Advanced Radiation Safety for Fluoroscopy Course

3/28/2016 - 12/31/2016
Study conveniently with this online educational course & quiz provided by The UI College of Nursing.

Course Fee: $125
Refunds not available

Course Info
-Meets Iowa Board of Nursing requirements for ARNPs & is suitable for providers working with fluoroscopy & interested in additional education in radiation safety
-Coursework requires +/- 60 minutes
-80% passing quiz score required

Course Objectives
-State the differences between ionizing & nonionizing radiation. Be able to identify the medical imaging modalities using each type of radiation & apply the inverse square law to effectively reduce one’s radiation exposure
-Describe how x-rays are produced & the effect of the inverse square law
-State the concepts to accurately predict which tissues will be most susceptible to the detrimental effects of ionizing radiation, the biological effects of radiation on tissue, the appropriate safe distance & shielding methods, & the difference between stochastic & non-stochastic effects
-Understand the ALARA concept in terms of time, distance, & shielding
-Understand the maximum annual dose of occupational ionizing radiation
-State the agencies involved in regulation, requirements & policy making regarding fluoroscopy
-State the regulatory requirements for dosimeters & their proper placement
-Describe the method for obtaining a dosimeter & answer questions regarding dosimeter readings, reports & radiation safety

Intended Audience
This course is designed for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners in Iowa to meet the educational requirements enacted by the IBON for education in radiation safety & management, physics, & radiology for ARNP's supervising fluoroscopy.

CEUs
The University of Iowa College of Nursing is the Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider No. 1. Full attendance with a passing score will be awarded 1.2 contact hours (0.12 CEUs). Your Nursing License No. is required. Those without a nursing license will receive a General CEU.




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Advanced Radiation Safety for Fluoroscopy Annual Refresher Course

3/28/2016 - 12/31/2016
Study conveniently with this online educational course & quiz provided by The UI College of Nursing.

Course Fee: $95
Refunds not available

Course Info
-Meets Iowa Board of Nursing requirements for ARNPs & is suitable for providers working with fluoroscopy & interested in additional education in radiation safety
-Coursework requires +/- 60 minutes
-80% passing quiz score required

Course Objectives
- Identify different types of radiation and sources of specific radiation
- Explain ionizing radiation
- State non-stochastic biological effects of ionizing radiation
- Identify measurement of radiation exposure and state allowable amounts for occupational and patient safety
- Articulate principles of ALARA
- Identify inverse square law and apply to reduce radiation exposure
- Understand the concept of time as it applies to radiation exposure
- State minimum safe distances for decreased radiation exposure Identify methods of shielding and understand appropriate care and choice of shielding appliances


Intended Audience
This course is designed for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners in Iowa to meet the educational requirements enacted by the IBON for education in radiation safety & management, physics, & radiology for ARNP's supervising fluoroscopy.

CEUs
The University of Iowa College of Nursing is the Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider No. 1. Full attendance with a passing score will be awarded 1.2 contact hours (0.12 CEUs). Your Nursing License No. is required. Those without a nursing license will receive a General CEU.




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Elavon Online Payment

10/1/2016 - 10/1/2017
Elavon Online Payment



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IWLC Conference - Des Moines

10/27/2016 - 10/27/2016
IWLC Des Moines 



ONLINE registration is no longer available. If you are interested in registering please contact the UI Center for Conferences at 1 800 551 9029 or 319 335 4141. Early Bird registration of $225 ends July 31. Registration after July 31 is $250. Table of 10 is $2250, after July 31 $2500. If you are registering a table of ten, please include your attendees information in the guest fields. If you have questions regarding registration, please contact the UI Center for Conferences at conferences@uiowa.edu or 1 800 551 9029. Refund Policy If registration for this event is cancelled on or before Monday October 17, the registration fee will be refunded less a $30 handling fee for individual registrations. No refunds can be made for later notification. Substitutions are allowed if received on or before Monday October 24. There will be no refunds for Table of Ten cancellations.


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PMP/CAPM Exam Prep Course (Cedar Rapids)

10/28/2016 - 10/31/2016
PMP/CAPM Exam Prep Course
IF PAYING BY COMPANY CHECK A PO IS REQUIRED. Please contact the Center for Conferences at 1 800 551 9029 to register. Online registration available for credit card payments only. Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the gold standard in project management, assuring companies that a project manager has the skills, knowledge, and best practices to succeed. Similarly, the Certified Associate in Project Management certification (CAPM®) is gaining in professional status. This course reviews the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), covers key areas in the PMP and CAPM exams, and provides useful test-taking tips. - Three-day course Class will be held from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM each day. Breakfast will begin at 8:00 AM, with lunch being held around 12:00 PM. PLEASE NOTE: This course will be held October 28, 29, and 31. Class will not be held on October 30.


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Project Initiation & Planning (Cedar Rapids)

1/19/2017 - 1/20/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

A vision, delivery strategy, and action plan are fundamental to successful projects. In this course, you'll learn to develop a project charter, assess project feasibility, and select a project delivery strategy. The course will also provide practical tools such as preparing management plans for communication, stakeholders, quality, and procurement. This course is based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).




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Communication, Negotiation, & Influence (Des Moines)

1/26/2017 - 1/27/2017
Two-day course • Elective that can be applied toward the University of Iowa's Project Management Certificate

Communication is a key knowledge area in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Project managers must use complex skills to gain commitment, obtain resources, and garner organizational support, typically without direct authority over their required resources. This course is designed to help project managers accomplish these goals by effectively communicating with and influencing others.




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Project Initiation and Planning (Des Moines)

2/9/2017 - 2/10/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

A vision, delivery strategy, and action plan are fundamental to successful projects. In this course, you'll learn to develop a project charter, assess project feasibility, and select a project delivery strategy. The course will also provide practical tools such as preparing management plans for communication, stakeholders, quality, and procurement. This course is based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).




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IWLC Siouxland

2/16/2017 - 2/16/2017
3rd Annual IWLC Siouxland Conference
Sioux City Convention Center, Sioux City, IA

Registration Fees:
Early Bird Individual: $160 BEFORE January 1, 2017
Regular Individual: $185 on/after January 1, 2017
Group of Ten (see instructions below)
Early Bird Group of Ten: $1600 BEFORE January 1, 2017
Regular Group of Ten: $1850 on/after January 1, 2017

Refund Policy: If registration for this event is cancelled on or before Monday, February 6, the registration fee will be refunded less a $30 handling fee for individual registrations. No refunds can be made for later notification. There will be no refunds for Groups of Ten cancellations.

Substitution Policy: Substitutions are allowed if received on or before Monday, February 13.

Only one registration is allowed per profile/email address, unless you are registering a Group of 10 (see instructions below). If you would like to register multiple people on the same credit card without registering for a Group of 10, please call 319-335-4141 to register over the phone.

Guest Registrations are NOT allowed on individual registrations. If you are registering for the Group of 10, please make sure you note the following:
To register for the Group of 10, only one registration profile is needed. Please designate 1 member of your group to create a profile and register all other attendees as "guest". Once you have created your personal profile, select “register now” in the options to the right, then select “Group of 10” from the first drop down menu. Once you have made your selection and filled out all necessary in, go to the next page, where you will be able to add guest registrations. Add all 9 of your guests to this page. You will now be able to move forward with paying and completing your registration.




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IWLC Siouxland Exhibitor Registration

2/16/2017 - 2/16/2017
Sioux City Convention Center

Set up may begin at 6am, take down by 2:30pm.

One complimentary box lunch included. Additional box lunches available at $20 each.

Conference attendance is not included in the exhibitor fee. You may purchase a ticket to attend the conference in addition to your exhibitor fees.

IWLC reserves the right to select exhibitors based on interest and content for our conference participants. Exhibitors will receive final confirmation of their registration from the IWLC Exhibit Committee. Exhibitors whose registrations are not accepted will be refunded in full following notification from the IWLC Exhibit Committee.




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IWLC Siouxland Student Track Registration

2/16/2017 - 2/16/2017
IWLC Siouxland Student Track Conference Registration

Sioux City Convention Center
Sioux City, IA

$99 - Individual Student Registration Fee
$990 - Group of 10 Students Registration Fee

STUDENT ADVISORS: Buy 9 student registrations and get YOUR REGISTRATION FREE!
9 students + 1 advisor = $900 for the table (normally $990 for table)

To register a block, only one registration profile is needed. Please designate 1 member of your block to create a profile and register the group. Once you have created your personal profile, select “register now” in the options to the right, then select “Block of 10” from the first drop down menu. Once you have made your selection and filled out all necessary information on the first page, scroll to the bottom of the page and hit “save”, followed by “Guest Registration”. On the guest registration page, please add the other nine students who will be attending. Once you have entered all guest information, select the check out option. On this page, you will review your order and the names of the individuals before paying. PLEASE NOTE: once you hit “Confirm”, you will not be able to make any changes to your registration or cancel your registration. If you wish to make any changes beyond that point, you will need to contact the UI Center for Conferences directly. You may also contact UI Center for Conferences by phone at 1-800-551-9029 to register your group.




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Communication, Negotiation and Influence (Cedar Rapids)

2/16/2017 - 2/17/2017
Two-day course • Elective that can be applied toward the University of Iowa's Project Management Certificate

Communication is a key knowledge area in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Project managers must use complex skills to gain commitment, obtain resources, and garner organizational support, typically without direct authority over their required resources. This course is designed to help project managers accomplish these goals by effectively communicating with and influencing others.




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Strategic Innovation Course (Council Bluffs)

2/24/2017 - 2/24/2017
LEARN TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH OUR CUSTOMER DRIVEN INNOVATION WORKSHOP
To remain competitive in today’s business environment, any company large or small needs to embrace the kind of entrepreneurial spirit associated with a startup. To have the Entrepreneurial Mindset means to take calculated risks, be agile, seek out new opportunities and be innovative, but most of all, be willing to fail.

This course will take you out of your day-to-day routine and give you the building blocks and confidence you need to help you think differently and create new opportunities within your business. You will leave this course with an innovation roadmap for your company that goes beyond the “business as usual” approach and insures future success and competitiveness.

WHAT YOU’LL TAKEAWAY:
- Assess opportunities from the business landscape and ascertain their value to your company
- Understand how to identify and evaluate new innovative products and business
- Build enthusiasm and buy-in from internal stakeholders
- Interaction and networking with other high level peers from across industry sectors
- Innovation roadmap to bring back to work and implement
- Tools and techniques for effectively leading innovation
- Lean innovation management & customer centric innovation
- Ability to anticipate and leverage failure

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- CEOs and VPs in Finance, Marketing, Information Technology, Innovation Strategy, Product Developers, Research & Development Executives and Engineering Executives
- Business owners looking to grow and scale their family business

COURSE INSTRUCTOR
Elizabeth Hallgren & Gregg Barcus

COURSE LOCATION
Iowa Western Community College
Council Bluffs, IA

COURSE TIMES
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

COURSE FEES
$500 per Registrant




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Nursing Online Residence Program - March 2017 Cohort

3/1/2017 - 2/28/2018




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Project Management Fundamentals (Des Moines)

3/2/2017 - 3/3/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

Successful projects require effective management of scope, schedule, and cost. This course covers key knowledge areas within the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and introduces contemporary project management techniques and principles. You'll learn methods for planning and executing projects through team exercises, case analysis, and hands-on experience with project planning software.




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Project Management Fundamentals (Cedar Rapids)

3/6/2017 - 3/7/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

Successful projects require effective management of scope, schedule, and cost. This course covers key knowledge areas within the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and introduces contemporary project management techniques and principles. You'll learn methods for planning and executing projects through team exercises, case analysis, and hands-on experience with project planning software.




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Occupational Hearing Conservationist Re-Certification Course

3/7/2017 - 3/7/2017
REGISTRATION FEES: $400
Fees include program, materials, lunch, refreshments, guided practice, CAOHC certification fees & CEU recording

LOCATION
Radisson Hotel
1220 1st Ave.
Coralville, IA

LODGING
Rooms have been reserved at the Radisson Hotel for $92+tax. Please contact the hotel directly at 319-351-5049 & ask for the Occupational Hearing group rate. The block will be held until Feb 21.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This workshop will re-certify those who already have CAOHC certification. The update includes review of hearing measurement techniques, employee education strategies, selection & fit of hearing protection, as well as current state & federal regulations relating to noise exposure & hearing conservation.

OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of the offering participants should be able to:
1. Demonstrate the requirements for audiometric calibration & function
2. Arrange for a good test environment for hearing evaluation
3. Manage special problems in hearing conservation & administration of programs
4. Interpret the state and federal regulations relating to noise exposure & hearing conservation
5. Discuss the assessment of hearing protector effectiveness
6. Discuss the selection & fit of appropriate hearing protection
7. Discuss the requirements for employee education & content of training
8. Develop an educational program for hearing protection
9. Discuss OSHA requirements for record keeping

CONTINUING EDUCATION AWARD
The UI College of Nursing is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider: No. 1. This course will award 9.6 contact hours (0.96 CEUs). Full time attendance is required for the CEU award & CAOHC certificate.

REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
Cancellations made prior to 3/7 will be refunded less a $50 handling charge. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE COURSE HAS CONVENED. We reserve the right to cancel the program due to low enrollment, in which case the entire fee will be refunded.




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Occupational Hearing Conservationist Certification Course

3/8/2017 - 3/10/2017
REGISTRATION FEE: $625

LOCATION
Radisson Hotel
Coralville, IA

LODGING
Rooms have been reserved at the Radisson for $92+tax. Please contact the hotel directly at 319-351-5049 & ask for the Occupational Hearing group rate. The block will be held until Feb 21.

This workshop is designed to familiarize participants with all facets of occupational hearing conservation & certify them as audiometric technicians. Upon completion, a certificate will be awarded which documents evidence of training now required by federal law. Participants will also qualify for certificate by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation(CAOHC).

Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the basic anatomy of the ear, audiometric terms, the audiometer & test environment
- Identify types & causes of hearing loss
- Administer pure tone threshold tests & identify factors that affect them
- Discuss & interpret government regulations relating to noise exposure & hearing conservation programs
- Discuss effects of noise on hearing & the effects of hearing loss on ability to communicate
- Discuss assessment of hearing protector effectiveness & the selection & fit of appropriate hearing protection
- Discuss requirements for employee education & content of training for hearing protection & conservation
- Develop an educational program for hearing conservation appropriate for the given audience
- Discuss importance of record keeping & OSHA requirements
- Apply responsibilities of the hearing conservationists in various settings
- Arrange for a good test environment for hearing evaluation
- Identify information needed in an effective employee history
- Manage special problems in hearing conservation

CE CREDIT
The UI College of Nursing is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider: No. 1. This course will award 23.7 contact hours (2.37 CEUs). Full time attendance is required for the CEU award & CAOHC certificate.

REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS

If an applicant withdraws registration prior to the opening of the course, the registration fee less a $50 handling charge will be refunded. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE COURSE HAS CONVENED. We reserve the right to cancel the program due to lack of sufficient enrollment in which case the entire registration fee will be refunded.


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Leading Project Teams (Des Moines)

3/29/2017 - 3/30/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

Effective teams are fundamental to successful projects. This course focuses on team member roles and responsibilities in the context of project management. The course covers team building, dealing with team dysfunctions, and communicating effectively. It also provides tools for meeting management that help maximize team performance. You can expect to learn practical information you can apply immediately. This course is based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).




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Leading Project Teams (Cedar Rapids)

4/12/2017 - 4/13/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

Effective teams are fundamental to successful projects. This course focuses on team member roles and responsibilities in the context of project management. The course covers team building, dealing with team dysfunctions, and communicating effectively. It also provides tools for meeting management that help maximize team performance. You can expect to learn practical information you can apply immediately. This course is based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).




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PMP and CAPM Prep Course

5/17/2017 - 5/19/2017
Three-day course • Elective that can be applied toward the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is the gold standard in project management, assuring companies that a project manager has the skills, knowledge, and best practices to succeed. Similarly, the Certified Associate in Project Management certification (CAPM®) is gaining in professional status. This course reviews the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), covers key areas in the PMP and CAPM exams, and provides useful test-taking tips.




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Communication, Negotiation and Influence (Cedar Rapids)

6/15/2017 - 6/16/2017
Two-day course • Elective that can be applied toward the University of Iowa's Project Management Certificate

Communication is a key knowledge area in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Project managers must use complex skills to gain commitment, obtain resources, and garner organizational support, typically without direct authority over their required resources. This course is designed to help project managers accomplish these goals by effectively communicating with and influencing others.




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Project Initiation and Planning (Des Moines)

6/22/2017 - 6/23/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

A vision, delivery strategy, and action plan are fundamental to successful projects. In this course, you'll learn to develop a project charter, assess project feasibility, and select a project delivery strategy. The course will also provide practical tools such as preparing management plans for communication, stakeholders, quality, and procurement. This course is based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).




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Muscle Membrane Serendipity: Past, Present & Future

7/20/2017 - 7/23/2017
Conference will be held Friday on campus in the Carver Biomedical Research Building and Saturday at the Sheraton Hotel, downtown Iowa City

If you will be bringing a guest, please complete the guest section including evening event attendance, which follows your registration page.




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Communication, Negotiation, & Influence (Des Moines)

7/20/2017 - 7/21/2017
Two-day course • Elective that can be applied toward the University of Iowa's Project Management Certificate

Communication is a key knowledge area in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Project managers must use complex skills to gain commitment, obtain resources, and garner organizational support, typically without direct authority over their required resources. This course is designed to help project managers accomplish these goals by effectively communicating with and influencing others.




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Project Initiation & Planning (Cedar Rapids)

8/1/2017 - 8/2/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

A vision, delivery strategy, and action plan are fundamental to successful projects. In this course, you'll learn to develop a project charter, assess project feasibility, and select a project delivery strategy. The course will also provide practical tools such as preparing management plans for communication, stakeholders, quality, and procurement. This course is based on the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).




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Project Management Fundamentals (Cedar Rapids)

9/28/2017 - 9/29/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

Successful projects require effective management of scope, schedule, and cost. This course covers key knowledge areas within the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and introduces contemporary project management techniques and principles. You'll learn methods for planning and executing projects through team exercises, case analysis, and hands-on experience with project planning software.




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Project Management Fundamentals (Des Moines)

10/12/2017 - 10/13/2017
Two-day course • Core course for the University of Iowa’s Project Management Certificate

Successful projects require effective management of scope, schedule, and cost. This course covers key knowledge areas within the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and introduces contemporary project management techniques and principles. You'll learn methods for planning and executing projects through team exercises, case analysis, and hands-on experience with project planning software.




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