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  • Occupational Medicine Board Review

    Dates: Saturday-Sunday, October 21-22, 2017
    Time: 10/21: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; 10/22: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    BALTIMORE, MD (12 CME/MOC CREDITS)

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    If you are striving to reach — or maintain — the definitive credential in your profession — occupational medicine certification by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) — look no further for expert assistance and instruction. Now you can prepare confidently for the certifying or recertifying examination. By taking the ACOEM Occupational Medicine Board Review course, you can refresh your knowledge of the exam’s content, identify strengths and weaknesses in your preparation, and learn how to concentrate on areas needing more review.

    ACOEM’s comprehensive Occupational Medicine Board Review course covers topics relevant to the rigorous ABPM occupational medicine examination and provides sample questions and guidance for preparation and test-taking strategies. No other review course prepares you better. 

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

    • Develop a strategy for preparing for the American Board of Preventive Medicine occupational medicine (OM) certifying or recertifying examination
    • Identify requirements and content of the OM exam and review sources for preparation and exam review
    • Identify health effects of chemical, physical, biological, psychological, and ergonomic hazards
    • Describe the etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of occupational and environmental diseases
    • Apply current best practices and clinical guidelines to the treatment of occupational diseases and disorders
    • Discuss control of occupational and environmental factors that affect health
    • Review the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of travel-related medical conditions
    • Describe the managerial and administrative aspects of occupational medicine practice.
    • Outline the regulatory, legal, and ethical framework under which occupational physicians and related professionals operate, and apply this framework to cases and problems that arise in practice
    • Update their knowledge of specific practice areas within occupational medicine to meet the requirements of recertification
    • Apply epidemiologic, statistical, and toxicology principles to occupational medicine decision-making and practice

    Target Audience - you should attend the Occupational Medicine Board Review if you are:

    • A physician preparing to take the occupational medicine certifying or recertifying exam administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
    • An OM physician interested in a comprehensive review of the field.
    • A resident interested in a high-level overview of OM practice or who plans to take the ABPM exam in the future.
    • A family physician or internist with experience and a special interest in OM.

    Faculty

    John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Associate Professor and Occupational Medicine Residency Director, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
     
    Francesca Litow, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Medical Director, Norfolk Southern Corp., Norfolk, VA

    Peter M Rabinowitz, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, WA

    What our Attendees Said

    “Excellent board preparation.  The syllabus is an excellent resource and was enhanced by Dr. Meyer's presentation.” 

    “Well prepared for test taking & practical principals to implement in clinical practice.”

    “Very efficient & relevant.  No wasted time.”

    Course Summary

    Length: Course is 1.5 days, concluding at lunch time on Day 2.

    Format: Lecture, discussion, case studies. 

    Accreditation: The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Designation: ACOEM designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    ABPM MOC Credit This activity satisfies 12.0 ABPM MOC credits.

    ABMS Core Competencies: This course will address the following ACGME/ABMS Competencies:

    • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
    • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
    • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
    • Professionalism

    Tuition: Course materials, continental breakfast, morning & afternoon breaks, CME/MOC credits.

    Pricing
    ACOEM Member:  $695
    Non-member: $895
    Resident/Retired/Student Member: $345


    ABPM will hold the MOC examination immediately following the course on Sunday afternoon. Note: registration for the OMBR course does not constitute registration for the examination. For registration and exam details, please contact www.theabpm.org or 312-939-2276.
     
    Questions: Contact Melanie Stanton at 847/818-1800 x306; mstanton@acoem.org.

    Payment
    Payment of registration fees must accompany the registration form. The registration form and appropriate fees should be mailed or faxed to:

    CHECK:
    ACOEM Lockbox
    39032 Eagle Way
    Chicago, Illinois 60678-1390

    CREDIT CARD: Fax to ACOEM at 847-818-9265
    Attendees may use VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover for payment of registration fees. When paying by credit card, all pertinent information (card number, name of cardholder, expiration date) must be included on the registration form. If paying by company check, make sure the form and payment are sent together. Registrations received without payment will not be processed.

    ACOEM Federal ID#
    The federal employers identification number (FEIN) for ACOEM is 36-3593614. Some attendees may need this information when requesting funds for payment of conference fees from their employer.

    Cancellation Policy
    Cancellation requests must be received in writing at least four weeks before the first day of the course. A refund will be issued minus an administrative fee of $50, plus $95 for the course syllabus (if already shipped; the syllabus is not returnable). No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests received fewer than four weeks before the first day of the course. Requests to change from one course to another must be received in writing at least four weeks before the first day of the course. Accommodations to these requests will be made on a space-available basis. Notification by phone will not be accepted for cancellations or changes.