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Training Program - Summer 2011


Health Improvement Program (HIP) Tuesday Meetings

Who may attend: faculty, staff and family members

Registration is not required except as specified.

Date/Time/ Room

Title

Description

Facilitator/s

5/24/11
12:00-12:45
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Breathe Easy: Asthma Awareness Month

How do I know if I have Asthma? How is Asthma treated? What can I do to avoid asthma symptoms? May is Asthma Awareness Month. Join us for a general overview of Asthma symptoms and treatment.

Topics include:
What is Asthma
What are the symptoms of Asthma
What is the treatment for Asthma, and
Things you can do to manage your Asthma symptoms

Pat Trachte is a registered nurse and works as Nurse Practitioner with QuickCare Clinic
6/7/11
12:00-12:45
Lobby Darland
Brand New U: Summer School and Health Improvement Program Walking Assessment One-mile Fitness Assessment Walk

We are going to get up and get out walking! During your lunch hour come and join us for an outdoor walk around UMD (weather permitting). This is a way for you to take a break from your work to get some physical activity in for the day!  Please meet in the Darland Lobby by 12:05pm. Wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. NOTE: as with any diet or exercise program, please use caution and consult your doctor if you have a serious medical condition.
Rachel Gilbertson UPlan Health Coach and  Sarah Zapp  UPlan Health Coaching intern

6/14/11
12:00-12:30
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Balancing Act for Busy People
Think you're too busy for physical activity? Well guess what, adding a little bit throughout the day really does add up! So ditch those excuses and come find out how to get started! You'll also receive tips on how to incorporate physical activity at work, home and even when you're traveling. Rachel Gilbertson UPlan Health Coach and  Sarah Zapp  UPlan Health Coaching intern
6/21/11
12:00-12:45
Meet at NRRI Lobby
Tour of NRRI Join us for a tour of the Natural Resource Research Institute. Meet at the lobby of the NRRI building by 12:15pm  
6/28/11
12:00-12:45
Kirby Ballroom
Zumba Gold: Beginner Class The Latin dance-inspired fitness craze of Zumba combines fitness and fun, using almost every muscle of the body as you shimmy, shake and stomp your way fit.  Join us for a beginner class to learn the basic steps of Zumba. Wear comfortable clothing. Melinda Vandervieren
7/5/11
12:00-12:30
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Choosing the Proper Shoe for You! Whether your workout involves running, walking, aerobics or sports, a proper shoe is a must! Learn about different types of shoes, how to choose the shoes for you, injury prevention and guidelines for replacement. Specific shoe questions are welcomed and encouraged! Jarrow Wahman of Austin-Jarrow
7/6/11
12:00-1:00
Garden Room
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety In association with Bike Walk to Work Week, the Environmental Health and Safety Office is presenting the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety workshop. Topics will cover bike safety, rules of the road, and solutions for situations you may encounter while riding your bike. Instructors Laura Lott, and Andrew  Kimball are National Safety council Certified Trainers.

7/12/11
12:00-12:45
Meet at Darland Lobby

Rain Garden Walk
We will meet in the lobby of the Darland Administration building by 12:05pm to learn about the effects of parking lot stormwater run-off as we walk to and through the College Street Rain Garden, then back across the upper plazas to see the rain gardens on Kirby Drive. The Rain Gardens were constructed in order to protect Oregon Creek and Tischer Creek by cooling and filtering run-off water that may be polluted with garbage and other sediments. The rain gardens provide the creeks with cleaner water flows.
http://www.d.umn.edu/sustain/raingarden/index.html
Peggy Dahlberg is the Landscape Maintenance Supervisor for Facilities Management.
7/19/11
12:00-12:45
Meet at Darland Lobby
Edible Garden Tour

Join us for a tour of UMD's edible landscape. The University of Minnesota Duluth's Edible Garden Program was developed to create gardens on campus that involve students with educational purposes such as encouraging healthy eating, learning about regional foods, the growing process of plants an more. This year there are 13 student and faculty gardens throughout 9 locations on campus, growing a diverse number of edible plants, from vegetables to edible flowers to tea herbs."
http://www.d.umn.edu/unirel/homepage/10/ediblelandscape.html

Jonathan Roatch, the student coordinator of the edible gardens this year, is a Senior in the Outdoor Education program in the Department of Education
and Human Services. He has a background in gardening, working with kids, climbing and canoeing.
7/26/11
12:00-12:45
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Vitamin D and UV Safety   Medication Therapy Management Clinic
8/2/11
12:00-12:45
Garden Room
Summer Salad Bar Potluck Join us to celebrate a wonderful summer! Bring a salad ingredient to share. HIP members
8/9/11
12:00-12:45
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Preserving your Harvest Do you have more produce than you can consume? Come to this class to learn different ways to preserve and store your produce. UofM Extension Office
8/16/11
12:00-12:45
Meet at Darland Lobby
1-mile Fitness Assessment Walk We are going to get up and get out walking! During your lunch hour come and join us for an outdoor walk around UMD (weather permitting). This is a way for you to take a break from your work to get some physical activity in for the day!  Please meet in the Darland Lobby by 12:05pm. Wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. NOTE: as with any diet or exercise program, please use caution and consult your doctor if you have a serious medical condition.
Rachel Gilbertson UPlan Health Coach and  Sarah Zapp  UPlan Health Coaching intern
8/22/11
12:00-1:00
Kirby Terrace

Portable Fire Extinguisher Training

 

Fire extinguishers are only valuable safety devices when you know how to use them. This course is designed to alleviate any questions about the use of fire extinguishers. It will also provide information to help you learn about the ABCs of fire extinguishers, how to perform visual inspections and decide whether or not to attempt to fight a fire.

Who may attend: Faculty, staff, family members of employees and student employees

Faculty, staff and students must register - click here to register

Registration for family members are not required.

Andrew Kimball and Laura Lott are Environmental Health and Safety Specialist with UMD Environmental Health and Safety Office
8/23/11
12:00-12:45
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Fact Vs. Fiction Every year Americans spend billions of dollars on fad diets in hopes that these quick-fixes will help them keep their pounds off. While we try these dieting trends hoping that we will get miraculous results, we can't seem to stick with it. We will be briefly discovering some of the truths behind these fad diets and find solutions to many dieting dilemmas.

Lauren Wahouske
Rachel Gilbertson

8/30/11
12:00-12:45
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Super Snacking Our society has fallen into a habit of being unhealthy snackers, how can we make our habits healthy? We will be uncovering the reasons why we snack, types of snacks, what ingredients and nutrients to look for, distinguishing good snacks from bad, and tips for yummy snack ideas. Lauren Wahouske is the student intern with the Employee Wellness Program pursuing her degree in Health Education with an emphasis in Community Health.

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National Safety Council CPR/AED for Lay People

The NSC CPR/AED course is designed as part of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification training. CPR and First Aid on a choking victim will be taught through demonstration and practice of mannequin and use of AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) will be demonstrated.

  • Who may attend: faculty, staff, family members of faculty and staff, UMD students
  • Maximum of 10 people
  • Room: 24 Darland Administration Building
  • Cost: $10 for training materials payable on the day of the session

Facilitator: Andrew Kimball is an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist with UMD Environmental Health and Safety Office.

Date Time
Thu, 6/2

12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wed, 6/8 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed, 6/15 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
09/22/11 8:00am - 12:00pm
10/05/11 8:30 am - 12:3 pm
10/20/11 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
11/08/11 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
11/09/11 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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