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3 p.m.

Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,

Oh My: Using Social Media

to Promote Health

Kadi Bliss, Alanna Miller

Austin Peay State University

Have you ever thought about using social media to reach out to your

clients, students, or community? Perhaps you are considering social media

as an effective tool for communication and health promotion, but hesitant

about which outlets to use or how to be most effective when doing so. Join

us in an informative session as we review a study of 1,398 Certified, and

Masters Certified, Health Education Specialists and their work-related social

media practices. We will discuss how best to utilize social media in various

workplace settings (school, university, voluntary or non-profit agency, health

care, worksite, government) and locations (urban, suburban, rural). We

will answer your questions based on current research and equip you with

the tools necessary to use social media to its fullest in your roles as health


Jackson A

3 p.m.

Digital Badges:

21st Century Classroom

Changing the Face of Education

Danielle Sadighi

American Medical

Certification Association

Digital badges are becoming an industry game changer in schools,

organizations and all size companies around the world. Any organization that

would like to recognize an individual’s skills and/or achievements understands

the value of issuing digital badges. Come listen and learn about a fun easy way

to recognize someone’s achievement and increase their company branding


Jackson B

3 p.m.

HASHing It Out:

The Truth About Medical Marijuana

Dr. Laura Borgelt

University of Colorado Anschutz

Medical Campus

Over twenty states and the District of Columbia have laws that allow marijuana

to be used for medicinal reasons. It is important for future healthcare providers

to understand the characteristics of marijuana and its potential effect on

patients. The speaker will present a variety of issues in an evidence-based

manner related to marijuana including current regulation in the United States,

how marijuana works, its various dosage forms, therapeutic effects, side effects,

drug interactions, impact on opiate use and consumer safety issues.

Canal A

3 p.m.

Let Us Bring the Campus to You!

Take a “Simulated Tour” – Lipscomb

University College of Pharmacy and

Health Sciences

Kim Smith

Coordinator of Operations

Lipscomb University School of Nursing

The Lipcsomb University Health

Sciences Faculty and Staff

Participate in a simulated tour of the nursing and health sciences lab at

Lipscomb University. Take part in a nursing demonstration of Lipscomb

University’s manikins, which will give you the opportunity to see the latest

technology being used in nursing education. Test your skills assessing patients

with stethoscopes, automated blood pressure cuffs and even hear lung sounds.

Find out about “drug dangers” (pharmacy); “What’s on your plate?” (Dietetics)

and measure and determine your own BMI (Kinesiology).

Jackson E

HOSA International Leadership Conference