Events

Women Managing the Farm is a comprehensive program for farm owners, partners, and rookies. No matter the amount of knowledge about or involvement in agriculture, the Women Managing the Farm" project is specially designed for women in agriculture. Women Managing the Farm provides valuable tools and materials to address production, price, human, financial, and legal risks of farm women at all levels. This project develops and presents tools especially for farm women to increase overall support through various avenues such as comprehensive training, area networks of support and an online discussion group.


February 10-11, 2021, Virtual Event - Access instructions will be sent closer to the event date.
The Academic Chairpersons Conference is an annual forum where academic chairpersons, administrators and faculty from all areas of higher education share the most successful, innovative ideas and strategies to assist each other in becoming more effective in their positions. The conference format includes concurrent sessions of interactive workshops, best practice presentations and roundtable discussions. The emphasis of every conference is to provide practical, usable information in a climate of open discussion and collaborative exchange.


February 3-5, 2021
This course of study provides core knowledge in evidence-based nutrition with a focus on the role of nutrition in health optimization and disease prevention and management. Students will gain a detailed understanding of the practical application of various nutrients and dietary strategies used in clinical practice. Discussions will also incorporate the three components of evidence-based healthcare (clinical expertise, patient preference, research evidence) into the decision-making and data-analysis process.


Registration is not available at this time.
Kansas State University Global Campus and the College of Business Administration offer a two-day introductory Yellow Belt course as the foundation program of Lean Six Sigma and its methodologies. The main goal of the online Yellow Belt course is to learn how Lean Six Sigma can be used by individuals and teams to improve customer satisfaction, reduce errors, increase efficiencies and work more effectively to solve problems.


May 17-18, 2021
August 19-20, 2021
This course provides a practical overview of nutrient pharmacologic therapy used in the management of ambulatory patients with chronic illnesses or non-life threatening acute illnesses. The participant will study the effects of drugs and nutrients on organ systems and diseases and the mechanisms of action (pharmacodynamics) of each, the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs and nutrients (pharmacokinetics), potential toxic effects of medications, factors affecting the effectiveness of drugs, and interactions with drugs, botanical compounds, foods and the below listed nutritional products.


February 8-22, 2021, Professional Development Academy
This course of study provides an overview of essential concepts in human biochemistry and links those concepts to specific applications in clinical nutrition. The course will examine the biological roles of macronutrients and micronutrients and their metabolism using basic knowledge in physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Topics include carbohydrates and energy metabolism, protein and amino acids, bioactive peptides, enzymes, fiber, lipids, the arachidonic acid cascade, minerals, water-soluble and fat-soluble micronutrients, along with an introduction to energy production, reduction-oxidization balance and biochemical individuality. Participants will explore the relationships of nutrients to major health disorders, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.


January 15-29, 2021, Professional Development Academy
Completion of this course will allow you to receive 24 continuing education hours from Kansas State University. It remains your responsibility to verify with your governing agency or professional development committee that these CE hours will be accepted.


Registration is not available at this time.
This course is intended for chiropractic physicians in the State of Idaho. Upon successful completion of course requirements, participants will be awarded 12 continuing education hours from Kansas State University. It is the responsibility of course participants to verify with their governing agency or professional development committee that these CE hours will be accepted.


February 5-12, 2021, Professional Development Academy