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Fall 2009 Newsletter

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/

UMD Human Resources offers training and workshops related to professional development, supervisory development, personal development, wellness, health and safety.

UMD TOBACCO/SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM (TSCP)
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/wellness/tscp.htm

Open to all employees. If you're looking to quit, the UMD Tobacco/Smoking Cessation program is here to help. Our team of health professionals will assist you in creating a customized plan to become tobacco free. We will support you along the way with guidance from a qualified health educator, prescriptions for tobacco cessation medications, and medication counseling from a qualified pharmacist. The counseling program is free for UMD faculty, staff, and their families.

There is a Smoking Cessation workshop scheduled on Monday, October 19, at 12:00-1:00 p.m. in KSC 323.

HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/healthfair/
Thursday, November 5, Ballroom, 10:00-3:00

Whether it's choosing the medical/dental plan option during Open Enrollment that's right for you, picking the right investment, or learning about the University wellness initiatives, wellness and safety related issues, you will find helpful information at the Fair.

OPEN ENROLLMENT

Open Enrollment runs from November 1-30, 2009 and takes effect January 1, 2010. You will receive the Open Enrollment booklet from University Employee Benefits in October.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/About/eap.html

St. Luke's EAP provides assessment and referral services to promote the health of employees and their immediate family members and use as a preventative service and crisis intervention service for personal and job-related problems. Available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, to make an appointment or for information: 1.218.249.7077 or 1-888-355-8495.

USAVE DISCOUNTS
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/usave/

A list of Duluth area businesses providing discounts to UMD employees and students as well as a link to the UofM USave Discount.

University of Minnesota USave Discounts available to University employees.
http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/benefits/uperks/discounts/


UMD EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM INITIATIVES
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/wellness/initiative/

The UMD wellness initiatives are available to faculty and staff. Upon completion of one of the initiative options, an employee may be eligible to receive a UMD Cookbook or EHWC imprinted water bottle. The UMD Cookbook consists of recipes donated by UMD employees.

UMD HIP (Health Improvement Program)
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/wellness/hip/

It is free and designed to help faculty and staff who are: looking for a safe and effective health behavior change program, striving to reach their optimal health, and looking to improve nutrition and exercise habits as well as stress management and overall wellness. Meeting is scheduled every Tuesday. Weigh-ins start at 11:45 a.m. Meeting starts at 12:00 noon and lasts about 30-60 minutes. If you want to subscribe to the listserv and receive wellness newsletters or email notification of upcoming sessions, register at http://lists.d.umn.edu/mailman/listinfo/umdhrhipmembers or send an email to rmgilber@d.umn.edu.

EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER (EHWC)
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdwellness/

The Employee Health and Wellness Center was created to help UPlan members and their dependents who are UPlan members become more healthy. It offers a variety of services to help you obtain and maintain good health. Services are low-cost or free to eligible UPlan members. EHWC consists of QuickCare Clinic, Medication Therapy Management Clinic and Health Coaching.

QuickCare Clinic is a clinic for UMD employees, spouses/same-sex domestic partners, and dependent children. An experienced nurse practitioner provides basic services such as treating ear pain and strep, to immunizations. Co-pay is $5.00. No appointments needed and visits usually take about 15 minutes. There is no copayment for immunizations. Free blood pressure check. http://www.d.umn.edu/quickcare/

Medication Therapy Management Clinic (MTM) is a service offered at no cost to eligible UPlan participants. MTM helps create a partnership between you, your physician and a trained pharmacist, who work together to ensure all of your medications are necessary, safe, effective and convenient. http://www.d.umn.edu/mtm/

HEALTH COACHING
http://www.d.umn.edu/healthcoach/

Open to employees and dependents who are UPlan members, restrictions apply.

The Health Coach can help motivate and encourage eligible UPlan members to better health. The health coach provides unbiased, up-to-date information to assist you with the development of a personalized wellness plan to effectively change behavior. After completing the UPlan Wellness Assessment, http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/wellness/healthconnections/index.html,
University employees and their spouses or same-sex domestic partners (if covered by the UPlan Medical Program) can each earn another $65 Wellness Reward by completing the Health Coaching program as required.


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