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May 3-6, 2020 / Washington, DC 
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Live Course 1.0 cme credits

Preparing for Work-Related Health Problems Associated with Climate Change

This webinar will provide occupational medicine professionals with the information necessary to describe the science of climate change to their workforce populations. Faculty will review the health-related problems associated with climate change from the perspective of the workforce and present a brief update on global efforts to reduce climate change.

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Live Course

Marijuana in the Workplace

This webinar will review evolving marijuana laws as they relate to the workplace. Current federal law and the impact of the 2018 Agriculture Improvement Act (Farm Bill) will be discussed as will examples of state laws and statutes which may limit what employers may do or may set new requirements for users of marijuana whether medical or recreational. Considerations including safety-sensitive positions and defining impairment will be reviewed.

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Live Course 13.0 cme credits

Medical Review Officer Fast Track March 2020

Today, physicians in many specialties conduct drug and alcohol tests for business, industry, government agencies, and schools. The need for trained medical review officers (MROs) to evaluate test results extends to more than 20 million Americans. The Drug-Free Workplace Act affects all federal agencies. Mandatory alcohol and drug testing is now required of all intrastate truckers, commercial driver’s license holders, and other transportation workers. In joint government agreements, the United States, Canada, and Mexico also monitor truckers crossing international borders. More than 60 percent of large private employers require drug and alcohol testing. ACOEM has been the educational provider of choice for MROs since 1990. More than 13,000 physicians have completed ACOEM’s highly acclaimed training.

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Practice Guidelines: Your ACOEM Member Benefit!

Practice Guidelines: Defining Excellence

ACOEM defines best practices for medical care and disability management. Learn how to use the most effective treatment to provide better patient care.

Read how to reduce opioid subscriptions by implementing ACOEM’s Opioid Guideline.

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Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Center

Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Center

Commercial driver medical examiners (CDMEs) ensure that commercial vehicle operators are qualified to drive. ACOEM provides CDME training and publishes a newsletter for providers.

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Public Safety Medicine Center

Public Safety Medicine Center

OEM professionals protect workers who protect the public, including firefighters, law enforcement officers, correctional officers, and crossing guards. ACOEM publishes guidance for those who provide medical treatment to law enforcement officers. 

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Medical Review Officer Center

Medical Review Officer Center

Medical review officers (MROs) review results from drug-testing programs and evaluate medical explanations for certain results. ACOEM is the educational provider of choice for MROs. ACOEM also publishes a newsletter for MROs.

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ACOEM News

'Moderate' Impact of Workplace Health Promotion Program

In-depth evaluation of a comprehensive workplace health promotion asks what can be achieved in 8 years.?
 

Defining Culture of Health: Beyond Workplace Wellness

"Culture of Health" is not just a buzz phrase, but a fundamental shift in supporting employee health reports an editorial in the November Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
 

Employee Behavioral Health Program Improves Depression and Anxiety

An employer-sponsored behavioral health program can reduce symptoms in employees with depression and anxiety, with best response occuring with 8-12 sessions, finds a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.