AOHC 2023 Continuing Education Information
The 2023 American Occupational Health Conference (AOHC) is the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’s (ACOEM) 107th annual meeting.
AOHC serves two fundamental purposes:
- It is the premier professional meeting for physicians and other health professionals who have an interest in the fields of occupational and environmental medicine (OEM).
- It is the annual membership meeting for ACOEM’s members.
Educational Needs and Objectives
The ACOEM CME Mission is to provide Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) physicians and other professionals who promote the optimal health and safety of workers, workplaces and environments with the competencies
needed to prevent work-related injury and illness and to optimize treatment outcome.
Upon completion of AOHC 2023, the learner should be able to:
- Evaluate current research;
- Analyze emerging issues in OEM; and
- Exemplify effectiveness and efficiency in carrying out professional responsibilities.
AOHC is designed for physicians who specialize in or have an interest in OEM as well as for non-physicians, such as industrial hygienists, nurses, safety professionals, and environmental health specialists who are involved in the field. AOHC offers a variety of educational activities for participants new to OEM as well as for the experienced professional.
ACCME Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements
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 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Continuing Education Credits
- Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
– The American Board of Occupational Health Nurses may recognize AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
™ as applicable for the education requirements for certification by the ABOHN.
– The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board may recognize AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
™ as applicable for continuing education requirements. Contact AANPCB for information.
Doctors of Osteopathy
– This conference may be eligible for Category 2-A credit from the American Osteopathic Association.
– AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
In Phase One of the transition, in effect for calendar years 2023 and 2024, Diplomates have only three annual requirements:
- Maintain a current, valid, and unrestricted medical license in every US state, US territory, or Canadian province in which the Diplomate holds a license to practices medicine;
- Pay the annual fee using the ABPM’s Physician Portal;
- Attest to earning 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (using the ABPM’s Physician Portal)
- Six of the credits must be relevant to Diplomates’ ABPM Certification(s). Diplomates will choose for themselves which CME courses are relevant to the ABPM Specialties or Subspecialties in which they are Certified.
ABPM will share instructions with Diplomates to log into the online Physician Portal
to pay the annual fee and attest to completing CME credits in the first quarter of 2023.
General Accreditation -
Attendees, particularly RNs, are encouraged to consult their respective certifying associations/agencies for the conversion of AMA PRA
approved credit to other educational credit.
The ideas represented in presentations at AOHC 2023 do not necessarily reflect ACOEM positions. ACOEM disclaims responsibility or liability for all products, services, or information presented at AOHC 2023. ACOEM does not endorse any product or service exhibited, nor necessarily support the content contained in the educational offerings.