Seminars & Conferences

Tuesdays, July 19. Organizational Training & Development workshop for supervisors/managers
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 8405 East Tower, Downtown Campus. Topics include communication skills, creating and maintaining harmony in the workplace, employee engagement, mediation of conflict. Register at workshop, keyword: series.
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Monday, July 18. HealthLink seminar. Exercise to prevent and treat diabetes
6 to 7 p.m. Liverpool Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool. Presented by Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, Upstate Medical University. Learn how exercise can be used to prevent or treat diabetes. Free. Registration is required. Call 464-8668 to register.
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Thursday, July 21. HealthLink seminar. Bullying
6 to 7 p.m. Baldwinsville YMCA, 8040 River Rd., Baldwinsville.  Presented by Ronald Saletsky, PhD, Upstate Medical University. Students who are both the targets of and engage in bullying are at risk for mental health and behavioral problems. Learn how you can help when someone you love is being bullied. Free. Registration is required. Call 464-8668 to register.
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Thursday and Friday, July 21, 22. Situational leadership class
Upstate’s Organizational Training and Development will offer this Situational Leadership class to campus leaders who seek an opportunity to enhance their leadership skills. Participation in both days is required. Situational leadership is an approach to partnering with employees so they are able to develop to their fullest potential where they are both confident in being able to do good work and enthusiastic about the outcome. The cost of $395 per person includes materials, assessment, and a one-year online portal of tools. For more information and to register, contact Holly McCurdy at mccurdyh@upstate.edu. Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis and class size is limited. For more information, call 464-5236.
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Monday, July 25. HealthLink seminar. Getting great legs
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Presented by Palma Shaw, MD, Upstate Medical University. Learn about current therapies for the treatment of varicose veins that may signal a higher risk of other circulatory problems. Free. Registration is required. Call 464-8668 to register.
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Thursday, July 28. HealthLink seminar. Atrial Fibrillation
6 to 7 p.m. HealthLink, 6333 Rt. 298, East Syracuse. Presented by Robert Carhart, MD, Upstate Medical University. Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that commonly causes poor blood flow and can lead to a higher risk for a stroke. Symptoms can include heart palpitations, shortness of breath and weakness. Learn the causes and treatments of A-fib and when to see a doctor. Free. Registration is required. Call 464-8668 to register.
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Friday, Aug. 12. Advanced Burn Life Support Provider Course.
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 8705 Upstate University Hospital. The hands-on course is for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists, EMT’s, and paramedics. The course will provide the how-to of emergency care for the burn patient through the first 24-hour critical time period. Following a series of lectures, case studies are presented for group discussion. An opportunity to work with a simulated burn patient to reinforce the assessment, stabilization, and the American Burn Association transfer criteria to a burn center will be provided. Testing consists of a written exam and a practical assessment. The registration fee covers the course tuition, the ABLS Handbook and continuing education credits. The ABA designates this continuing medical education activity for up to 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. This program also has been approved by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for 7 contact hours, Synergy CERP Category A, File 00017581. For fees or more information, contact Rebecca Willison, 464-2614.
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Monday, Aug. 15. Training & Development Workshop. Essentials of supervision: gauging your supervisory skills
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Community Room, Upstate University Hospital Community Campus. Intended audience: those new to supervision or considering supervision or those looking for a refresher. Topics include: self-assessment and review of awareness in guiding and organizing the work; developing your staff; managing performance and relations. Register at Human Resources, keyword: Gauging.
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