Pennsylvania Association of Occupational Health Nurses

61st Annual PAAOHN Conference Connections - Past, Present, Future

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Monroeville Convention Center
101 Mall Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 7:30am ET - Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 3:30pm ET
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PAAOHN Annual Conference
101 Mall Boulevard, Monroeville, PA 15146

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Credits Offered

This event offers 11.5 CEU credits to attendees.
Accreditation Info: This activity has been submitted to the Montana Nurses Association (MNA)for approval to award contact hours. MNA is an accredited approver of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been submitted to The Commission for Case Managers Certification for continuing education credit..

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The 61st PAAOHN Annual Conference Connections - Past, Present, Future will be held April 17-18, 2024 at the Monroeville Doubletree.  The conference has been submitted for CEUs and Case Management continuing education credits including one ethics credit.  Application approval is pending. Please see the agenda for the list of well credential speakers presenting topics the have and will affect Occupational Health Nursing from past, present and future.  You need this conference!

Speakers

Brian Charlton BS, MS

Teacher

1.) Belle Vernon Area School District teacher for thirty years. 2.) Intermediate Unit #1 California, Pa. Act 48 Credit Instructor. 3.) California University of Pa. Adjunct. Introductory American History Courses. 4.) California University of Pa. Digital Storytelling Program. 5.) Worked with authors, writers, students, documentary producers, filmmakers, bloggers, podcasters, webinars, environmentalist, creating content and researching smog disaster for thirty years. 6.) Archivist, Curator, Educator, of Donora Historical Society and Smog Museum. 7.) Library of Congress Teaching With Primary Resources Program at California U University of Pa. Speaker/Presenter. Act 48 Credits instructor. 8.) University of Pittsburgh Osher Program speaker and presenter. 9.) Heinz History Center HCAP speaker and presenter. 10.) The 1948 Donora Smog Disaster presentation recorded and broadcast by CSPAN3. 11.) Presented at Appalachian Studies Conference

Rob Guillory
Rob Guillory MSN, RN, CEAP, SAP, OHC

Vice President, CNS Occupational Medicine

Mr. Guillory oversees an Occupational Medicine Division that conducts in-clinic drug screens for over 400 local/regional clients, completes drug screen collections for multi-state organizations across 6 states, and collaboratively oversee TPA, MRO, and Compliance groups with over 1500 clients across the united states.

Rebecca Kronk
Rebecca Kronk PhD, MSN, CRNP, FAAN, ANEF

Duquesne University, Professor, Associate Dean for Academic

Dr. Kronk is a tenured Professor at Duquesne University School of Nursing. Her contributions to nursing span 40 years and integrate practice, research, and educational innovations affecting the health care of families whose children have genetic conditions and developmental disabilities.

Mindy Guillory RN, BSN, COHN-S/CM. SAP, CAOHC

Hear to Serve, LLC (self employed)

CAOHC Course Director Occupational Health Consultant

Deborah Cardenas
Deborah Cardenas DNP, MSN, RN, Paralegal, CPHQ

WellSpan Health, Director of Quality Improvement Service Lines

Dr. Cardenas has over 39 years of nursing experience. Clinical experience includes medical-surgical, critical care and the pre-surgical area in Endoscopy. Her interest in medical legal issues for nurses began when she was employed at a physician malpractice insurance company.

Mohanned Kusti
Mohanned Kusti MD, MPH

OSH360/OWEW CORP – Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Mohannad Kusti is a global physician executive and healthcare consultant with unique expertise and experience related to corporate healthcare benefits serving a variety of employers as their consulting corporate medical director and chief medical officer through Optimal Workplace & Environmental Wellness Corporation. Most recently, Dr. Kusti completed successful tenure as Corporate Medical Director at United States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) at the Pittsburgh, PA location. Prior to that role at U.S. Steel, he had been a U.S. Steel Plant Medical Director for several years at the Mon Valley Works Plant. Dr. Kusti recently joined Pivot Onsite-Innovations as a Medical Director. He also serves Floss Bar Inc. as its consulting CMO, and has joined the “CMO on Demand” and “Corporate Medical Advisors” consulting firms. Dr. Kusti served as an Associate Service Fellow at the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) at the CDC for a year following the completion of an occupational medicine residency at West Virginia University School of Medicine and the School of Public Health in Morgantown, WV. He completed his master’s degree in Public Health at West Virginia School of Public Health. Dr. Kusti is Board certified as a specialist in Occupational Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, and is a certified Medical Review Officer, a Certified Professional Supervisor for Audiometric Monitoring Program, as well as a Certified Medical Examiner for the FMCSA.

Peggy Ann Berry
Peggy Ann Berry PhD, RN, COHN-S, CLE, PLNC, FAAOHN

Thrive at Life: Working Solutions, Executive Director

Dr. Berry is a member of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, and the ANA-Ohio chapter of ANA. As a member of the Ohio Nurses Association, she founded and chaired the Environmental and Public Health Caucus for ONA.

Ann Marie Loiseau DNP, MS, RN, CSN, CCM

DeSales University/Assistant Professor

As an assistant professor at DeSales University, she teaches nursing students (graduate and undergraduate) courses including community/public health; population health and clinical prevention; the chronically ill adult; research; health policy, organization, and financing; health informatics, quality, and safety; and clinical prevention in population health.

Holly Carpenter
Holly Carpenter BSN, RN

Senior Policy Advisor, American Nurses Association

Senior Policy Advisor for the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Practice & Work Environment department as well as for ANA’s Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation program.

Ruth Francis
Ruth Francis DrPH, MPH, MCHES

Senior Policy Advisor
American Nurses Association

Dr. Ruth Francis has over 30 years of international, corporate, association, government and community health education and promotion experience and works for the American Nurses Association (ANA) where she is a Senior Policy Advisor in the Nursing Practice & Work Environment Department. Ruth is the co-staff lead for the Racism in Nursing work and manages ANA’s COVID Education and Occupational Health Initiatives – Workplace Violence/#End Nurse Abuse Initiative, Safe Patient Handling and Mobility, Precision Health, AI in Nursing, Opioids Prevention, and Gun Violence Prevention, representing ANA at national and federal stakeholder meetings. Ruth also represents ANA on CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice Workgroup related to COVID-19 vaccine education.

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Vendors & Sponsors

Thank-you for your sponsorship consideration.  Vendors and sponsors help ensure conference continuing education to Occupational Health Nurses.  We appreciate you!

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Vendor Display at Conference
  • Vendors will be given the opportunity to display their products, meet with conference attendees, will be listed in the conference attendees’ book and receive an attendee listing.
  • Exhibitors will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  • Exhibit space will include one six foot draped table with one chair.
  • Each Exhibitor will be recognized as they raffle off their conference door prizes to the conference attendees during the president ‘s luncheon on Thursday

 

Exhibit Dates: April 17-18, 2024

Location:  Monroeville Doubletree, Monroeville, PA

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Vendor Set Up – 7:00am– 8:00am

Break with the vendors – a.m. time TBD

   p.m. time TBD

 

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Breakfast & Exhibits  – 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Break with the vendors – a.m. time TBD

Lunch with attendees – approximately 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

Exhibitors Door Prize Raffle – 1:00 p.m.

Dismantling of table prior to 1:30 pm speaker

 

It is also understood that no exhibit or table will be guaranteed without a remitting fee of $500 that includes meals for One Exhibitor, breakfast and lunch both days.  For each additional vendor participant - $50.00 charge will be added to cover meal costs. 

Upon receipt of your Vendor Opportunity Agreement (see attached below) form and fee, the exhibitor chairpersons will send a confirmation letter to you.

 

$500.00

Sponsorship - Wednesday Breakfast

Vendors can purchase the right to place a placard (provided by your company) with YOUR company name and services on the tables. There are four opportunities available as listed below.

 

    • Wednesday Breakfast

 

    • Wednesday  Lunch

 

    • Thursday Breakfast:

 

    • Thursday President’s Luncheon:

 

Sponsorship Details in Brief

 

  • Placement of Placard (provided by company) on the tables
  • It is also understood that no sponsorship will be guaranteed without a remitting fee of $500

 

No sponsorship will be guaranteed until receipt of your Sponsorship Agreement (see attached) form and fee or confirmation of electronic completion through online registration.

The exhibitor chairman will send a confirmation letter to you

$500.00

Sponsorhip - Wednesday Lunch

Vendors can purchase the right to place a placard (provided by your company) with YOUR company name and services on the tables. There are four opportunities available as listed below.

 

    • Wednesday Breakfast

 

    • Wednesday  Lunch

 

    • Thursday Breakfast

    • Thursday President's Luncheon

$500.00

Sponsorship - Thursday Breakfast

Vendors can purchase the right to place a placard (provided by your company) with YOUR company name and services on the tables. There are four opportunities available as listed below.

 

    • Wednesday Breakfast

 

    • Wednesday  Lunch

 

    • Thursday Breakfast

    • Thursday President's Luncheon
$500.00

Sponsorship - Thursday President's Luncheon

Vendors can purchase the right to place a placard (provided by your company) with YOUR company name and services on the tables. There are four opportunities available as listed below.

 

    • Wednesday Breakfast

 

    • Wednesday  Lunch

 

    • Thursday Breakfast

    • Thursday President's Luncheon
$500.00

Additional Attendee(s)

Vendor Registration includes meals for one individual.  Each additional person attending with the vendor will need to pay $50/person to cover meal expenses.

$50.00

Register

Full Conference PAAOHN Member

PAAOHN Member attends full two-day conference.  Up to 11.5 CEUS available.

Conference registration includes breakfast and lunch both days.

$150.00

Non PAAOHN Member Full Day Conference

Non PAAOHN Member attends full two day conference. Up to 11.5 CEUs available.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch both days.

$275.00

Retired PAAOHN Member Full Conference

Retired PAAOHN member attends full two day conference.  Up to 11.5 CEUs available.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch both days.

$100.00

One Day Conference Attendance - Wednesday

One day conference attendance on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.  Up to 6.0 CEUs available.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch on 4/27/28.

$125.00

One Day Conference - Thursday April 18, 2024

One day conference attendance on Thursday, April 18, 2024 only.  Up to 5.5 CEUs available.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch on Thursday, April 18, 2024.

$125.00

Student One Day Attendance

One day conference attendance, either 4/17/24 or 4/18/24.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch.

$30.00