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  • Occupational Medicine Board Review Course

    Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, 2018
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day
    Hilton New Orleans Riverside

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    Course Summary

    Length: Course is 2 days, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Friday and concluding at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. The ABPM will offer the MOC exam on Sunday – separate registration required (see below).

    Format: Lecture, discussion, case studies.

    Syllabus: A digital copy of the course syllabus will be distributed electronically approximately 6 weeks before the course (or within 10 days of ACOEM receiving your registration, if you register within 6 weeks of the course). Registrants will receive an email with instructions about how to access and download the digital file. In addition, a hard copy of the syllabus will be distributed when registrants check-in for the course.

    Registrants are strongly encouraged to review the materials in advance, beginning at least two weeks before the course. The pace of the course is fast and familiarity with the information will prove beneficial.

    Description: 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

    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 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    ABPM MOC Credit This activity satisfies 15.0 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: Includes course materials, breakfasts, lunches, breaks and CME/MOC credits

    Tuition
    ACOEM Member:  $795
    Non-member: $995
    Resident/Retired/Student Member: $445

     

    Questions: Contact us with questions at educationinfo@acoem.org.