Upcoming Events and Conferences

Virtual Event 10.0 cme credits

2020 Tristate OMA Conference

The Tristate OMA Annual Conference has gone virtual, offering 2 hour sessions over 5 Saturdays. Topics include Neurologic manifestations with COVID and RTW Considerations, Innovations in Hearing Conservation, PTSD: Diagnosis, Treatment and RTW Considerations in Veterans, plus more!

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Webinar 1.0 cme credits

IH and OEM: Optimizing Collaboration Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Does your institution continue to struggle with the rapidly changing recommendations related to COVID-19? How do different departments work together to keep employees and others safe? Experts from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) will discuss how they and their institutions continue to navigate workforce management and regulatory compliance issues, as well as explore the scientific basis for guidance issued by government, health and public health organizations, and industry.

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Webinar

ACOEM Quarterly Public Policy Briefing

This webinar will review the results of the November 3 election and explore the outlook for Occupational and Environmental Medicine in 2021. Webinar topics include: Update on the federal government's response to COVID-19 Review of ACOEM's recent advocacy activities An OEM perspective on the New Congress What to expect from Congress and the Administration in 2021

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Practice Guidelines: Your ACOEM Member Benefit!

Practice Guidelines: Defining Excellence

ACOEM defines best practices for medical care and disability management. Learn how to use the most effective treatment to provide better patient care.

Read how to reduce opioid subscriptions by implementing ACOEM’s Opioid Guideline.

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Special Interest

Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Center

Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Center

Commercial driver medical examiners (CDMEs) ensure that commercial vehicle operators are qualified to drive. ACOEM provides CDME training and publishes a newsletter for providers.

Visit the CDME Center
Public Safety Medicine Center

Public Safety Medicine Center

OEM professionals protect workers who protect the public, including firefighters, law enforcement officers, correctional officers, and crossing guards. ACOEM publishes guidance for those who provide medical treatment to law enforcement officers. 

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Medical Review Officer Center

Medical Review Officer Center

Medical review officers (MROs) review results from drug-testing programs and evaluate medical explanations for certain results. ACOEM is the educational provider of choice for MROs. ACOEM also publishes a newsletter for MROs.

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ACOEM News

What’s the Best Filter for Homemade Masks in Healthcare Settings?

A study to determine the best filters for homemade masks found only 2 of 6 commonly used materials meet industry standards according to research published in the October issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

During COVID-19, Job and Financial Worries Are Affecting Mental Health

Even people who are still employed during the COVID-19 pandemic, worry about future job loss and its financial impact. This job insecurity is linked to depression, and indirectly related to greater anxiety symptoms due to greater financial concern, reports a study in the September issue of JOEM.
 

Recommendations for Promoting the Use of Functional Patient-Reported Outcomes Measures in Medical Practice Settings Published

ACOEM and the American Psychological Association in collaboration with NIOSH convened a Patient-reported Functional Status Symposium in June 2019, to discuss and promote the use of functional patient-reported outcomes measures (fPROMs) in all medical practice settings.