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 first course in the Musculoskeletal Section covers Musculoskeletal Shoulder injuries that are the third most common work related injury and accounts for 10% of all workers compensation costs. This course is designed to equip health professionals with effective return to work management which includes understanding job requirements and the functional ability of the patient with these problems.
Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:
1. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the shoulder.
2. Describe common shoulder disorders.
3. Conduct a focused shoulder physical examination.
4. Apply decision making regarding ordering of shoulder diagnostic testing.
5. Demonstrate evidence based treatments for common shoulder conditions.
6. Manage return to work for patients with shoulder 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