Innovations in Wellness Conference

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UAB’s Innovations in Wellness Conference on November 19th– 20th
UAB Alumni House in Birmingham, Alabama


Press Release: UAB conference brings together social media and wellness experts 


UAB Wellness will be hosting the second annual “Innovations in Wellness” Conference on November 19-20, 2013 at the UAB Alumni House in Birmingham, AL. We are thrilled to be bringing the best of UAB’s dynamic speakers, experts, practitioners, researchers, physicians, and professors to share insights on the business of health and wellness.

The 2013 Conference will include a full day of Social Media Training and a full day Health and Wellness with UAB experts.


UAB National Alumni Society House
1301 10th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294


The Innovations in Wellness Conference will be comprised of two days including one day dedicated to innovative social media and marketing and one day dedicated to understanding your health.  Participants may choose to attend either one day event or both days. 

Single Day Rate: $150
2-Day Rate: $250
Student Rate: 50% off: $75 one-day or $125 two-day (Use On-line code: Student)

Social Media Training Camp    
  • The social media training camp will not be specific to health related professions; therefore we welcome department managers, small business owners, and program directors responsible for social media communications.  Our social media training camp speakers will be experts from across the city of Birmingham.  
Understanding Your Health Wellness Event
  • The Wellness Conference is a great opportunity for corporate health and wellness coordinators, human resource professionals, nursing professionals, health club staff, small business owners, and health enthusiasts to learn insights on innovative health programs and behavioral wellness solutions from UAB experts.   

Continuing Education Credit

Health Education
Sponsored by UAB Wellness, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 10  total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 5.

Human Resources
This program has been approved for 6.25 (General ) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

UAB Hospital's Nursing Continuing Education Department is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama Board of Nursing (Provider Number:  ABNP0055, Expiration date:  June 1, 2017).

UAB Hospital's Nursing Continuing Education Department is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The Alabama State Nurses Association, and accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (Provider Number: 5-69, Expiration date: December 10, 2013).

Nursing Hours approved:
Day One                             Day Two
ABN: 5.4                         ABN: 5.2
ANCC: 4.5                      ANCC: 4.33  


UAB Wellness
Phone: 205-975-7775

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