Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Conference Sessions: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Blank Children's Hospital
Education and Research Center
Dr. Virginia Thompson Auditorium
1415 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Hot Topics in Pediatric and Youth Injury | Join us for a discussion on hot topics, emerging trends, and tangible interventions in childhood injury.
Keynote Address: State of the Union in Childhood Injury | Torine Creppy - President, Safe Kids Worldwide | Washington, D.C.
Playground Safety | Dr. Heather Olsen - National Program for Playground Safety, University of Northern Iowa | Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Healthy Habits All Stars | Diane Williams - Iowa Department of Public Health | Des Moines, Iowa.
PrepKids Disaster Preparedness | Dr. Marizen Ramirez - University of Minnesota | Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dr. Sato Ashida - University of Iowa | Iowa City, Iowa.
Understanding and Preventing Youth Suicide in Iowa| Lisa Roth - University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center | Iowa City, Iowa; Ryan Nesbit - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Iowa Chapter | Ankeny, Iowa.
Active Shooter Threat | Sone Cam - Des Moines Police Department | Des Moines, Iowa.
Intended Audience: Injury prevention advocates,
public health professionals, nurses, public safety officials (fire, law
enforcement, EMS), school professionals and others interested in injury
Purpose: To educate health professionals
and injury prevention advocates on injury prevention strategies and
interventions for lasting success. This program will provide participants with
tools that they can take back to their local community and use to promote the
health and safety of children.
Objective: To provide updates on
developing trends and research-based interventions in childhood injury.
Early Bird: $30
until August 31, 2018
Full Registration: $50 from September 1 - 14, 2018
*Refunds will not
be available after September 17th.
Education Units: More information will be available soon.
Registration: Pre-registration is required;
limited seating. Only online registrations will be accepted. Click
"Register Now" at the top of the page. You will need to pay with a
Blank Children's Hospital
EMC Insurance Companies
Safe Kids Iowa
The Iowa Department of Public Health
The University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center
conference will be held in the Education and Research Center (ERC) at
Iowa Methodist Medical Center, 1415 Woodland Avenue. The ERC is on the
ground level of the Iowa Methodist Parking Garage. The Iowa
Methodist Parking Garage is located on the west side of the Iowa Methodist
campus, on the corner of Pleasant Street and 14th Place. We recommend
taking the South parking garage elevators to the Ground Level. After
exiting the elevator, you will be in the ERC. You may also enter the ERC from
the Woodland Entrance.
contact Janna Day at 515-241-3262 or firstname.lastname@example.org