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  • MRO Update (A newsletter for medical review officers)

    The comprehensive newsletter for medical review officers (MROs) and other providers of workplace drug and alcohol testing services!

    * Features Complimentary CME opportunities for all subscribers!
    FREE CME (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per issue, or 10 per year) and
     
    earn ABPM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit too — all complimentary through each issue's on-line CME activity.

    Editor, Robert Swotinsky, MD, MPH, an MRO board certified in occupational medicine, is in clinical practice at Reliant Medical Group in Worcester, Mass, where he chaired their occupational health department for 11 years. He is coauthor of The Medical Review Officer’s Manual and is on the Medical Review Officer Certification Council’s Examination Development Committee. Dr. Swotinsky also serves on the faculty for ACOEM’s MRO training courses. 

    mroupdatePublished 10 times a year, MRO Update contains clear, concise, and practical articles on topics such as: 

    • split specimen procedures and alternative specimen tests
    • direct observation and privacy issues
    • prescription drug abuse and illicit drug use
    • marijuana—medical, legal, and illegal
    • state and federal (DOT, SAMHSA, FHWA, FTA, etc.) regulations
    • courtroom updates
    • a From the Journals section
    • the MRO Forum — a timely question-and-answer column
    • information on upcoming MRO course offerings and examinations

    * Current subscribers are eligible to receive complimentary CME through our on-line continuing medical education (CME) program. The 3-5 question CME activity is available through ACOEM's Medical Review Officer Center (MRO Knowledge Center). 

    10 issues per year; ISSN 1079-3291 
    Price: $210 for ACOEM members; $235 for non-members

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    BACK ISSUES – Complete sets from 2007 — 2013 are available through our Product Catalog for $150 per set. You may view each year’s topical index here: 2007200820092010, 20112012, or 2013. Single copies of back issues are also available for $15 each. Call ACOEM Publications Department at 847/818-1800, ext. 387 to place an order or to check on availability of indexes and issues prior to 2007.



    CDME Review (A newsletter for commercial driver medical examiners)

    CDMECoverA revolutionary newsletter for health care professionals who perform medical exams on commercial drivers! 

    * Features FREE CME (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per issue, or 4 per year) and
    earn ABPM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit too — all complimentary through each issue's on-line CME activity. 
     
     

    CDME Review is written and edited by Natalie Hartenbaum, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer of OccuMedix in Maple Glen, Pa., a nationally recognized expert in the field of transportation medicine. Board certified in both occupational and internal medicine, Dr. Hartenbaum is Editor of The DOT Medical Examination: A Guide to Commercial Driver’s Medical Certification, and course director for ACOEM’s Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Course. In addition, Dr. Hartenbaum has presented government testimony on this topic. 

    This quarterly newsletter is designed to keep medical examiners up-to-date regarding issues involved in certifying the medical fitness of more than 8 million commercial drivers in the U.S. It keeps readers informed about the latest Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements and covers items relevant to this field, including the following: 

    • announcement and clarification regarding new and existing government regulations;
    • discussion of state guidelines, presentation of case studies and medical literature reviews;
    • activities of the FMCSA Medical Review Board;
    • latest information on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME), and more. 

    * Current subscribers are eligible to receive complimentary CME through our on-line continuing medical education (CME) program. The 3-5 question CME activity is available through ACOEM’s Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Center (CDME Knowledge Center).  

    Published Quarterly; ISSN 1532-6357
    Price: $95 for ACOEM members; $115 for non-members

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    BACK ISSUES – Complete sets from 2011 through 2013 are available through our Product Catalog for $60 per set. You may view each year’s topical index here: 20112012, or 2013. Single copies of back issues are available for $15 each by calling ACOEM. Sets of back issues from previous years (2007-2010) are also available -– to request an index or to place an order, call ACOEM Publications at 847/818-1800, ext. 387 or 368.