Our expert speakers can educate your employees about a variety of workplace health and wellness topics, or speak to your group during a lunch-and-learn program. We offer the following sampling of topics to choose from, and can tailor many other health and wellness presentations to meet the needs of your organization or industry.
Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Management Options
Being overweight or obese is a struggle for two-thirds of all adults. Obesity has been linked to more than 60 chronic diseases. For obese patients or those with serious weight-loss concerns, Michael K. Fishman, MD, director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Grand View Health and general surgeon, is available to speak about obesity and how it relates to the general public. His presentation includes information about surgical versus non-surgical weight-loss options, as well as the medical advantages of weight-loss surgery.
Ergonomic Assessment and Workplace Functionality
There has been growing awareness among occupational health professionals about injuries associated with musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremities. These disorders can be associated with highly repetitive work and ergonomic factors. Our physical medicine team is ready to assist you in educating employees about preventing repetitive use trauma, proper lifting mechanics, and the importance of regular exercise.
Heartsaver Blood-borne Pathogen Training
Heartsaver blood-borne pathogen training is a classroom course that teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from exposure.
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Training
Heartsaver first aid CPR automated external defibrillator (AED) training is a video-based, instructor-led classroom course that teaches your first response team critical skills necessary to respond and manage a medical emergency until emergency services arrive.
Joint Health 101
A physician from Upper Bucks Orthopaedics Associates offers discussions on hip, knee and ankle pain, maintaining optimal joint health, causes of joint pain, and the newest ways to reduce pain using non-surgical and surgical treatments. Other topics: sports injuries, sports-related concussions, common shoulder problems, surgical back evaluations, injuries and joint replacement procedures.
A member of the pulmonary rehabilitation team can provide education on basic lung anatomy and function, as well as respiratory diseases, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), emphysema and chronic bronchitis respiratory diseases and treatment. Nina Maouelainin, DO, of Grand View Surgical Associates, a Grand View Medical Practice, can provide education on the newest lung screening advancements and early lung cancer detection.
Many of today’s illnesses, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, can be decreased with healthy diet and lifestyle changes. Grand View’s registered dietitian and nutrition experts can educate employees about the importance of food, nutrition and exercise, and the role they play in promoting health and managing diseases. Our dietitians offer a variety of topics, including:
- Eating 911! Dieting is no fun and it rarely helps weight watchers achieve the results they want. Participants will learn how to adopt a healthy lifestyle, as well as how to achieve and maintain good health for life.
- Organic Versus Genetically Modified (GM) Foods: The Pros and Cons. This presentation explores what these terms mean, the health implications they may have, and how to fit these foods into a healthy lifestyle.
- Nutrition and Pain Management. Food is medicine, and anyone suffering from chronic pain due to excess weight, inflammation and/or an injury, will learn how certain foods can help aid in pain management, as well as what foods to avoid.
- Sports Nutrition: Eating and Training for Your Next Race. This presentation is for those who are currently training or thinking about starting to train for a race or athletic event. Learn what and when to eat for your best performance and what foods aid in recovery.
Stroke and What Your Employees Need to Know
According to the Centers for Disease Control, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death, and the main cause of disability in the U.S. Would your employees know how to recognize the signs of a stroke in themselves or a coworker? Karen Lynott, RN, MSN, will explain the signs and symptoms of a stroke, the need to call 911 immediately, and the treatment for a stroke. She will also discuss stroke risk factors and lifestyle changes that can decrease the risk of having a stroke.