ACOEM Member Price: $45
Non-Member Price: $70
ACOEM’s Essentials of Occupational Medicine program will be comprised of 60 individual courses and provides an excellent and comprehensive introduction to the clinical, technical and professional concepts of the field for the non-specialist or new entrant.
This first course in the program covers Graduated Return to Work, a transitional arrangement that enables workers to get back to work earlier after illness or injury, which provides significant personal, economic, and workforce benefits. This course is designed to equip health professionals to be better able to contribute to graduated return to work programs.
Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:
1. Identify the health benefits of work
2. Describe the risks and benefits of early return to work
3. Identify role of the treatment provider in return to work
4. Identify return to work barriers
5. Facilitate persistent recovery in return-to-work initiatives
Original Posting Date: September 10, 2021
Termination Date: September 30, 2024
The course provides an excellent and comprehensive introduction to graduated return to work programs for the non-OEM specialist or new entrant.
Accreditation and Credit Designation Statement
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.
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”
Content Planner and Faculty Disclosure
Robin F. Griffiths, MBCHB, FAFOEM, FFOM, MPP, FACOEM
Director of Occupational & Aviation Medicine at the University of Otago Wellington
Nothing to Disclose