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2017 Annual OH&S Clinical Conference

 Sponsored by SVAPOHN

The Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
Wilkes Barre, PA

 

September 27-29, 2017

 

 

Professional Grants for Members

Please visit the grants tab on thissite for your chance

to submit for a professional grant for monetary

assistance to attend a conference, take a certification

exam,  or recertify professionally.  Due date

for grant applications is December 1, 2016. 

 

Member Engagement Campaign

Watch for your chance to be elegible for one of the

items of our professional engagement campaign for

2017.  The Campaign will begin in December with

a deadline January 10, 2017. Those elegible

members may qualify for monetary assistance

toward attendance at the SVAPOHN conference in

September, or the AAOHN National  Conference

in New Orleans or  their professional membership

dues.

 

    

  

 

Kathryn Emanski, RN COHN/CM

President, Susquehanna Valley Chapter PAAOHN

 

 Mission Statement

 

Constitute the local professional association of registered nurses engaged in the

practice of occupational and environmental health nursing.

Promote and or provide continuing education in occupational and environmental health nursing.

Maintain the integrity and character of the nursing profession.

Promote scope of practice and standards for occupational and environmental health nurses.

 

Provide a forum for networking and discussion of issues in the field of

occupational and environmental health nursing.

Participate in the process of monitoring and influencing legislation and regulations.

Promote occupational and environmental health nursing through local

communication activities.

Provide opportunities to develop association leadership skills.

Do within the limits of the law all things necessary, proper, incidental, suitable,

useful and conducive to complete accomplishment of the foregoing purposes.

 

Established in 1992, SVAPOHN is a nonprofit organization comprised

of occupational Health Nurses from the Northeastern Counties of Pennsylvania

These counties include: Sullivan, Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Lackawanna,

Wayne, Luzerne, Pike, MonroeUnion, Snyder, Lycoming, Northumberland or

Clinton, and parts of Carbon Counties.Along with serving our immediate employee

populations, the organization has partnered with the Occupational  Health and

Safety Alliance (OSHA) to form an educational alliance for our local region.

We offer regularly scheduled meetings with an educational overtone on topics

that affect our present work environments, and are approved for education Credits

through American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN).

 

 

 

 

 

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