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Upcoming Events and Conferences

Live Course

ACOEM's Quarterly Public Policy Briefing Webinar

Patrick O'Connor, Director, ACOEM Government Relations, will cover ACOEM’s Updated Advocacy Agenda, Legalization of Marijuana – Implications for Workplace Safety, Update on OSHA and EPA’s Regulatory Agenda, Federal Legislation Impacting the Workplace and Communities, and Recap of ACOEM's advocacy initiatives in 2019 and plans for 2020.

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Live Course 15.0 cme credits

2019 NECOEM/MaAOHN Conference

The 2019 NECOEM / MaAOHN Conference hosted by New England COEM offers a robust program with topics covering Work Related Concussion; Concussion and its Effects: a Focus on Vision; Treatment Repertoire for At-Risk Patients; Drugs of Impairment: Marijuana in the Workplace; Occupational Medicine: An Eclectic Journey; Gold Standards of Wound Care; Cervical Spine: Injury, Diagnosis, Treatment; The Effect of Obesity on Worker Comp; Occupational Dermatology, Pollution and Climate Change Disease, and more!

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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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Special Interest

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

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.

Occupational Medical Society Urges U.S. Congress to Consider the Implications for Workplace Safety if Marijuana Is Legalized

Marijuana is an impairing substance and its legalization has huge public and workplace health implications. The U.S. Congress should proceed deliberately and consider workplace safety when dealing with this complex issue.