Program for the 2019 PDI

Monday, January 14th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) : How YOU Can Save a Life!
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2019
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 312
Description:
An AED is a small, portable device that analyzes the heart’s rhythm and prompts the user to deliver a defibrillation shock if it determines one is needed. Once turned on, the AED guides the user through each step of the defibrillation process by providing voice and/or visual prompts. AEDs are specially designed for easy use by a first responder to aid an unconscious victim. Attend this training to get an overview of how this device works, where they are located on campus and what you can do to help in an emergency.
Goals and Target Audience:
Debunk AED myths, provide hands on training and help to reduce or eliminate a lay person's hesitation to act in an emergency.
Session Title:
Smart Cycling Part 1 (Classroom)
Presenters:
Erika Benti,Aaron Fodge
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2019
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
Certified instructors will lead the class through an interactive and in-depth discussion of the following principles, while applying them to CSU and the Fort Collins area: 1.The Basics: Choosing a bike, maintenance, clothing/equipment, helmet, bike handling, shifting gears 2. Principles of Bicycling: Riding in a group, sharing paths/trails, inclement weather, night riding, long distances 3. Principles of Traffic Law: where to ride on the road, navigating intersections, rural roads 4. Bike Infrastructure 5. Hazards: Crashes and how to avoid them, five layers of safety.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session will help build an understanding of traffic laws as they apply to bicyclists, and provide strategies to increase safety and confidence while riding on campus and throughout the community. The target audience ranges from current bicycle commuters to people who are interested but concerned about using a bicycle for transportation. Smart Cycling Part 1 is a prerequisite to Smart Cycling Part 2 (On-Bike).

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Exploring LGBTQ Mental Health Data from National College Health Assessment
Presenters:
Janelle Patrias,Dora Frias
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2019
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 322
Description:
Using 2017 National College Health Assessment data explore some of the particular vulnerabilities challenging our LGBTQ students. Engage in discussion and dialogue about the concerns we have for this population of students and strategize how to best support LGBTQ students.
Goals and Target Audience:
Increase understanding and awareness of concerning mental health data as it relates to our LGBTQ students. Identify ways of supporting LGBTQ students in and out of the classroom. For: All interested Staff and Faculty

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Smart Cycling Part 2 (On Bike)
Presenters:
Erika Benti,Aaron Fodge
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2019
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
LSC Plaza
Description:
Smart Cycling Part 2 will be held outdoors with your bike! The session begins with a set of drills to practice crash-avoidance techniques and hone your bike handling skills. Participants will also learn how to perform a safety check on their bike and to properly fit a helmet. After the drills, the group will set out on a ride through campus and into the surrounding community to practice a variety of scenarios, such as positioning at intersections, group riding and using special infrastructure. Each participant should arrive with their own bike in working order and helmet, and be dressed to ride outdoors. To borrow a bike and/or helmet for the session, please contact Erika Benti at erika.benti@colostate.edu or 970-491-7600 at least one week prior to the session.
Goals and Target Audience:
Smart Cycling Part 1 (Classroom) is a prerequisite to this session. This session will build confidence for riding with traffic on roads and on multi-use paved trails. The target audience ranges from current bicycle commuters to people who are interested but concerned about using a bicycle for transportation.

3:00 PM

Session Title:
The $55,000 Question: Do You Know your Campus Safety Responsibilities?
Presenters:
Robert Schur,Frank Johnson,Joshua McClure,Sandra Hodgin
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2019
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 304
Description:
Have you heard about the Clery Act but wonder what it really means? Do you know if you are a Campus Security Authority with responsibilities under Clery? (You might be, without realizing it)! This session will provide an overview of Clery and discuss the definition, purpose, and responsibilities of a CSA. Learn the differences between a Campus Security Authority under Clery and a Responsible Employee under Title IX—you may be both!
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal of this session is to enable to the audience to understand what the Clery Act means for our campus community, what it means to be a Campus Security Authority, and how to respond when you observe or learn of an incident that might be a reportable Clery Crime. The intended audience is anyone who has significant responsibilities for student and campus activities at CSU or has the authority and the duty to take action or respond to particular safety issues on behalf of the institution.

Tuesday, January 15th

8:00 AM

Session Title:
CPR Adult, Infant, Child, First Aid and AED Certification Class
Presenters:
Angela Gray,Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
GSB 340
Description:
The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.
Goals and Target Audience:
The primary purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac breathing and first aid emergencies. The lessons in this class teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. The intended audience for this course includes lay responders in the workplace and community.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Keeping Your Bike Rollin’ – From Basic Maintenance to Safe Cycling on Campus
Presenters:
Heather Reimer,Aaron Buckley,Joy Childress
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
Want to learn to maintain your own bicycle? Curious about what is legal or not in terms of biking? Not sure the best route to get to CSU on your bike? Join The Spoke, CSU Police Department and Parking & Transportation Services to learn about this and more. This introductory class will cover basic bicycle maintenance including bike anatomy, lubing your chain, changing a flat, and the elements of an ABC Quick Check. Joy Childress, Traffic and Bicycle Education & Enforcement Program Coordinator from CSU PD will discuss bicycle safety, laws & common crashes. Aaron Buckley, Employee Focused Active Transportation Professional from Parking and Transportation Services will introduce how Parking & Transportation Services can help you plan your commute, reduce your transportation costs, design your route to campus, and learn about additional educational opportunities.
Goals and Target Audience:
Our goal is for each participant to be able to change a flat tire, and properly lube their chain, while also learning how to safely navigate the CSU campus by bike. In addition they will be able to use the ABC Quick Check guidelines prior to each ride to better ensure a safe ride. Our target audience is any person who rides a bike either intermittently or routinely and wants to be able to sustain themselves when out riding. We are actively seeking out Faculty and Staff who commute by bike to campus or have interest in exploring this transportation model.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Tell Someone & Notice and Respond
Presenters:
Janelle Patrias,Michelle Jacoby
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
LSC 372
Description:
This session will couple two campus resources which function as part of a comprehensive campus-wide suicide prevention plan that prepares community members to notice signs of distress and know what to say and do in response whether that person is a colleague or a student. An integral component of this early intervention is exploring not only the warning signs of declining mental/emotional health but also, campus support resources and the undercurrents of human interaction around mental health situations. We will discuss why and how our perceived barriers can make it so difficult to intervene when someone is struggling. Participants in this session will complete CSU Health Network’s Notice and Respond Assisting Students in Distress training program, which includes information about various campus resources, and will discover the “what’s next” in regards to the behind the scenes processes that the TELL SOMEONE Program utilizes to help provide support to students and employees of concern, specific to their unique needs.
Goals and Target Audience:
Increase knowledge and awareness of how to support CSU community members in distress. Increase understanding of campus resources including the Tell Someone Program. For: All staff and faculty

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Understanding Your Role As A Responsible Employee at CSU and Supporting Survivors
Presenters:
Ashley Vigil,Jessica Morneault
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
LSC 378
Description:
Come learn more about your role as a Responsible Employee at CSU and effective ways to support your students through this process. If you've attended a similar session previously, this session will include information on updated reporting requirements and University policy. This session will also include information about the University response to reports of this nature to best prepare and work with your students.
Goals and Target Audience:
Session open to all employees of the University to include faculty, staff, volunteers, and student employees. Goals will include learning about employees' obligation to report incidents related to sexual misconduct and/or interpersonal violence, learning about the University response and University policy, and best and most effective ways to support survivors throughout this process.

Wednesday, January 16th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Applying Ergonomics to Non-Office Environments
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2019
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
LSC 304
Description:
Industrial ergonomics encompasses any job task performed outside of the office/computer workstation environment. These include, but are not limited to: laboratory work (pipetting, microscope, etc.), custodial work, manual materials handling (lifting, pushing, pulling), animal care, mail handling, food service and cooking, etc. Attend this session to gain insight on how to apply ergonomics to your specific setting.
Goals and Target Audience:
Provide ergonomics education, training, and implementation ideas to non-office workers to prevent, reduce and, ideally, eliminate ergonomic related pain and discomfort associated with the work environment.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Meals Made Easy
Presenters:
Michelle Dinges, RDN
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2019
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
From planning to storage, learn some new techniques to make preparing more homemade meals easier than ever. We will provide the tools you need to get organized, go shopping, prepare and store healthy meals, and even re-purpose your leftovers. If you are always on-the-go and find making meals at home difficult, this class will ease your stress and get you well on your way to more delicious, home cooked meals.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: 1.Understand why meal planning is important for success 2.Know how to create a balanced meal and snack 3. Know the 3 P’s to Meal Planning 4. Know how to utilize leftovers and on-the-go options in meal planning Target Audience: Busy professionals who need quick and healthy on the go tips 2. Individuals who want to eat well and improve their health through nutrition.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Ergonomics in the Office Environment
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2019
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
LSC 304
Description:
Ergonomics ideally involves fitting the job to the person, not the person to the job. As you begin working, the slight posture changes you may make to accommodate the workstation you are given can lead to more serious problems. This course will cover basic ergonomic principles that can be implemented in office spaces anywhere, by anyone. It aims to help reduce and prevent ergonomic related pain and discomfort associated with working in the office environment.
Goals and Target Audience:
Prevent, reduce and/or eliminate pain, discomfort and risk for greater injury. Provide education and training on correct ergonomic set up and implementation.