ACOEM Member Price: $59
Non-Member Price: $89
ACOEM’s Essentials of Occupational Medicine program will be comprised of approximately 60 individual courses in 15 sections 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 course covers Work Disability Prevention and Management. It explains the need for a paradigm shift away from managing symptoms to managing functional recovery, so that unnecessary work disability can be prevented. It is for all healthcare providers caring for working age adults.
Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:
1. Recognize the nuances and appropriately use relevant terminology, including “disability” and “impairment.”
2. Explain the treating provider’s important role in making decisions related to work ability or disability.
3. Explain how clinical decisions, for example prescribing opioids, can lead to work disability.
4. Connect treatment decisions with long-term impact to patients and to society.
Original Posting Date: June 1, 2022
Termination Date: May 31, 2025
The course provides an excellent and comprehensive introduction to work disability prevention and management 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 ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Content Planner and Faculty with Disclosure
Marianne Cloeren, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACP
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Nothing to Disclose
This activity is available on-demand, and those who register will receive access automatically. Please be sure that this is the course you wish to purchase as refunds are not permitted after the transaction is complete.