Penn State Harrisburg

Keystone Health Promotion Conference

June 17-19, 2014

Schedule HLHED 596 Session Descriptions General Information

The Keystone Health Promotion Conference is a three-day conference encompassing all areas of health promotion and personal wellness.  Learn practical skills that are easily translated into programs for the worksite or the classroom.  Through a variety of workshops, presentations by nationally recognized speakers, and physical activities, you will gain the energy, enthusiasm, and skills to implement ideas that can make your wellness program soar.

Conference speakers and workshops address:

  • Personal wellness
  • School health
  • Public and community health
  • Worksite health promotion
  • Physical activity/fitness

General Information

ACT 48/58 and CHES ♦ Location ♦ Fees and Registration ♦ Housing ♦ Travel and Transportation ♦ Contact


ACT 48/58 and CHES

ACT 48 & ACT 58: The Keystone Health Promotion Conference has been reviewed and approved for Act 48 continuing education credits through Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (PSAHPERD). Act 58 continuing education credits will be processed through the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

CHES: The Keystone Health Promotion Conference has been reviewed and approved for a total of 15 CECH; 7.5 have been approved for advanced-level credits.


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Fees and Registration

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Discounted fees will be reflected during the online registration process.

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  • Full Conference: $350

    Includes three days conference activities, continental breakfasts, and lunches.
  • Full Conference: $245 
    (HLHED 596 registrants only)

    Includes three days conference activities, continental breakfasts, and lunches.
  • One-Day: $245 (Tuesday or Wednesday)

    Includes one day conference activities, continental breakfast, and lunch.



Please Note: If you are registering someone other than yourself (e.g. parent registering a child, or employee registering another staff member), enter the participant's information during the registration process, not your own. If you have any questions about this process, please contact the Outreach Non-Credit Registration Office by phone at (814) 867-4973 or by email at


During the online registration process, participants may select housing for $50. Overnight accommodations are provided in campus apartment housing. Rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with bathrooms. You will need to bring linens, pillows, and towels.

Travel and Transportation

Penn State Harrisburg is conveniently located in a transportation hub of Central Pennsylvania and is easily accessible by air, rail, or car. Harrisburg International Airport is within one mile of the campus, public transportation serves the college, and rail service affords convenient access from locations throughout the nation.


  • Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) is located directly across the street from the main entrance of the campus.  Shuttle service will be provided by the Sheraton to and from the airport.
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is also only two hours away by car or bus for those who wish to see the many attractions in between Eastern and Central Pennsylvania.


  • Middletown and Harrisburg both have AMTRAK train stations that allow easy access to the campus.


  • The campus is easily accessible via major Interstate Route 83 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Exit 247.


About HLHED 596:

Raffy Luquis, Ph.D., MCHES, Associate Professor of Health Education
Penn State Harrisburg
717-948-6730 |

About Conference Registration:

Karen Karnes
Penn State HarrisburgOffice of Continuing Education
717-948-6536 |

About Conference Content:

Susan McGreevy