March 8-10 2018,  Emerging and Re-Emerging  Occupational and Environmental  Exposure and Disease and Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Save the date for UCSF’s Occupational and Environmental course: Thursday –Saturday March 8-10 2018,  Emerging and Re-Emerging  Occupational and Environmental  Exposure and Disease and Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine including a poster abstract session Wednesday evening, March 7.

More information at UCSF’s CME website.

Overview:

This course is presented by the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. It is designed to provide occupational and environmental health professionals and persons from other health-related disciplines with a review and update of current topics in occupational and environmental medicine. The first day of the curriculum will focus on Emerging and Re-Emerging Occupational and Environmental Exposure and Disease. A poster session the evening before will supplement the Environmental Exposure and Disease course content. The second day and final half-day of the course will cover a multi-topic theme: Updates in Occupational and Environmental Health. This course is approved for American Board of Preventive Medicine Maintenance of Certification self-assessment credit and is a comprehensive update for occupational medicine specialists. California Qualified Medical Examiner credit approval is anticipated.

This course is also designed to meet the needs of primary care providers and others engaged in occupational health practice and research including physicians (family physicians, general practitioners, internists, emergency medicine specialists), nurse practitioners and other nursing professionals, as well as physician assistants and industrial hygienists.

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Objectives:

An attendee completing this course will be able to:

  • Describe the role of emerging and re-emerging exposures in occupational and environmental health practice;
  • Adopt new medical knowledge into preventive activities addressing emerging risk factors and new diseases entities;
  • Evaluate scientific data in the field of occupational and environmental medicine;
  • Expand the differential diagnosis to incorporate a wider range of environmental and occupational factors in disease processes;
  • Improve diagnosis & treatment for selected occupational and environmental conditions;
  • Improve management in terms of required regulatory management of specific work-related scenarios;
  • Inform the prioritization of clinical care, research, and public health policy.

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Geriatric Medicine:
The approved credits shown above include 3.50 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 1820, Geriatric Medicine.

Nurses: 
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care:
The approved credits shown above include a maximum of 3.25 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 487, Pain Management and End-of-Life Care.

Physician Assistants: 
AAPA accepts Category 1 credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Board of Preventive Medicine: 
The American Board of Preventive Medicine has approved this course for a maximum of 18.50 MOC Part II credits.

California Division of Workers Compensation – Medical Unit (QME Credit): 
The State of California, Department of Industrial Relations Medical Unit has approved this course for a maximum of 18.50 Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) credits. The California QME provider number is 1200.

Family Physicians: 
This Live activity, Emerging and Re-Emerging Occupational and Environmental Exposure and Disease and Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, with a beginning date of 03/08/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 18.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.