Safety, Health and Wellness Day is Today! See you there!
A tip sheet called "Slips, Trips & Falls: You take hundreds of steps each day — But do you take them seriously?" is available on the ORS web site.
2014-2015 Principles of Clinical Pharmacology Course Registration — Now Open
The course covers topics such as pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism and transport, assessment of drug effects, drug therapy in special populations, and drug discovery and development. All sessions will be held in the NIH Clinical Center (Building 10) Lipsett Amphitheater from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. on Thursdays, from September 4, 2014 through April 23, 2015. The deadline for registration is August 30, 2014.More information about the course, including online registration, is available at http://www.cc.nih.gov/training/training/principles/application.html.
NIH IC Applications Show & Tell — Thursday, September 4
This event provides a venue for functional experts and IT stakeholders from across the NIH to share the tools that are working well for us, including apps our teams have bought, built, or borrowed, and to learn from the experiences of others. It's an opportunity to leverage IT investments made by others and to work together to meet common needs as good stewards of public funds. It will be held in Building 50, Room 1227 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/12239505691 to receive the webcast URL and program. For more information, contact ShowAndTell@mail.nih.gov. demonstrations and tastings, physical fitness activities, NIH IC exhibits and heart-saver CPR training.
FAES Graduate School Fall 2014
Registration for The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Inc. (FAES) Graduate School at NIH has begun. Online registration is available through September 5. Classes begin on September 8. Tuition is $150 per credit hour; courses may be taken for credit or audit. More information is available at www.faes.org.
Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR)
Registration for the 2014-2015 "Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research" course is now open. The registration deadline is October 6, 2014. The course will run from October 14, 2014 through March 9, 2015. Classes will be held on the NIH campus at the Clinical Center, Building 10, Lipsett Amphitheater and will begin at 5:00 p.m. There are two ways you can participate in the 2014-2015 IPPCR course and view the lectures: 1) in person at the NIH as a registered participant or 2) view the archived online as a registered participant. Additional information is available on the course websiteand from Daniel McAnally at 301-496-9425.
Nominees Sought for Safety Award — Nominations are open until Friday, October 31.
The NIH "Mission First, Safety Always" Award, presented by the Office of Research Services, showcases personnel who have demonstrated leadership, innovation and involvement in their organization’s safety culture and promoted safety in the workplace. Nominations can be submitted online at http://go.usa.gov/XPJW. For more information, contact ORSSafetyDay@mail.nih.gov.