ACOEM Member Price: $59
Non-Member Price: $89
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.
The second course in the Musculoskeletal Section covers Musculoskeletal Foot and Ankle injuries that are commonly encountered work related injuries and provides an overview of appropriate examinations that can yield an accurate diagnosis. This course is designed to equip health professionals understand job requirements and the functional abilities of patients with these problems.
Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:
1. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the ankle and foot.
2. Describe common ankle and foot disorders.
3. Conduct a focused ankle and foot physical examination.
4. Apply decision making regarding ordering of diagnostic testing.
5. Demonstrate evidence-based treatments for common ankle and foot conditions.
6. Manage return to work for patients with ankle and foot conditions
Original Posting Date: April 20, 2022
Termination Date: April 20, 2025
The course provides an excellent and comprehensive introduction to musculoskeletal medicine 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.
Douglas W. Martin, MD, FACOEM, FIAIME, FAAFP
Medical Director at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Occupational Medicine in Sioux City, Iowa
Certified in family medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
Certified MRO and FAA Aviation Medical Examiner
Member of the Central States OEMA Component
Dr. Martin had nothing to disclose