ACOEM Webinars

ACOEM is committed to creating new content to enhance member value. Webinars will be offered on a twice-monthly basis and are FREE to members. Check back regularly for new topics and links to view recordings of previous webinars. 
Upcoming Webinars  

Marijuana Part II: The Saga Continues

October 13, 2020; 12:00 – 1:00 pm CDT
1.0 hours of CME*
This webinar will provide an overview of federal, state and local marijuana laws that impact workplace drug testing including recreational marijuana laws, medical marijuana laws, laws prohibiting certain types of marijuana testing, and laws requiring certain types of written notice when an employee tests positive for marijuana.  The discussion will include statutory law as well as recent case law and will provide advice to employers on how to avoid potential discrimination claims by medical marijuana users while maintaining workplace safety. In addition, a review of recent studies on impairment and tools to assess impairment with cannabis use will be included.
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the impact of state or federal laws and statutes on employer requirements for users of marijuana (medical or recreational).
  • Utilize guidance to avoid potential discrimination claims by medical marijuana users while maintaining workplace safety.
  • Identify impact and issues of evaluating impairment in cannabis users.
Faculty and Disclosures
Natalie P. Hartenbaum, MD, MPH, FACOEM
President and Chief Medical Officer
*Nothing to disclose

Kathryn J. Russo
Attorney at Law​
Jackson Lewis P.C.
*Nothing to disclose
Intended Audience
This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals who specialize in or have an interest in OEM, specifically those who are involved in workplace drug testing.
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Accreditation and AMA Credit Designation Statement

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 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 live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Save the Date!

  • ACOEM's Quarterly Public Policy Briefing – November 10, 2020

Previously Recorded Webinars:

  • IOMSC Global Insights: How Health Care Worker Safety Impacts Patient Safety During Pandemic Era (September 21, 2020)
  • ACOEM Public Policy Briefing (September 8, 2020)
  • Fresh Air and Sunshine: Indoors! (August 25, 2020)
  • COVID-19 Pandemic and Workplace Risks - Incorporating Occupational Data into Infectious Disease Case Reports and EHRs: Recent Progross and Opportunities (August 5, 2020)
  • Occupational Health Approach to Worker Well-being: Pandemic Update (July 13, 2020)

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ACOEM special interest sections, component societies, councils, and committees are encouraged to suggest webinar content of interest to all members. If there has been a topic covered in any of these groups that merits broader exposure to members, the OEM community, or the public, we would like to hear about it.
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