2019 Preventing Childhood Injury Conference

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2019 Preventing Childhood Injury Conference

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9/17/2019 - 9:00 AM Iowa Methodist Medical Center - Education and Research Center

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2019 Preventing Childhood Injury Conference

September 17th, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Conference Sessions

Education and Research Center (ERC)

Iowa Methodist Medical Center

1200 Pleasant Street

Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Tentative Conference Sessions:

Lawnmower Safety: Tate's Army

Cyberbullying Prevention

State of the State in Child Passenger Safety

Healthy Habits All Stars: Brady's Noggin'

Parent's Supervised Driving Program

Gun Safety Research

Intended Audience: Injury prevention advocates, public health professionals, nurses, public safety officials (fire, law enforcement, EMS), school professionals and others interested in injury prevention.

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. 

Parking and Directions: The conference will be held in the Education and Research Center (ERC) at Iowa Methodist Medical Center - 1200 Pleasant Street - Des Moines, Iowa - 50309. 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 parking in the garage and taking the South parking garage elevators to the Ground Level (Level 1). After exiting the elevator, you will be in the ERC. You may also enter the ERC from the Woodland Entrance at 1415 Woodland Avenue. Limited metered street parking is available.  

Nursing CEUs: Contact Hours: IBON Provider #31, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, awards 5.75 contact hours for full attendance.

Lodging: A listing of downtown Des Moines hotels can be found here. 


$40 Early Bird Registration until August 31st, 2019

$65 Full Cost Registration from September 1st - September 13th, 2019

Registration closes September 13th, 2019.

If you have questions, please contact Janna Day by email or by phone at (515) 241-3262.