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CME : 17.25

UCSF CME: Vulnerable Workers and Communities at Environmental Risk and Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2019

Mar 13 - 16, 2019   |   San Francisco, California  United States of America
Specialties : Occupational Medicine   |   Medicine
Conference Brochure

UCSF CME: Vulnerable Workers and Communities at Environmental Risk and Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2019 is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Mar 13 - 16, 2019 at San Francisco Marriott Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Target Audience:
This course is designed to provide the experienced clinician with a review of vulnerable workers and communities at environmental risk, as well as to contextualize other topics emerging within the epidemiology of OEM and the evaluation and treatment of occupational and environmental diseases and injuries. Most attendees will be occupational physicians, but some are likely to be specialists in related fields who will profit by an in-depth presentation of OEM topics.

Accreditation:
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Nurses: 
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Pain Management and End-of-Life Care: The approved credits shown above include a maximum of 2.5 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 487, Pain Management and End-of-Life Care.

American Board of Preventive Medicine: 
The American Board of Preventive Medicine has approved this course for a maximum of 17.25 MOC Part II credits.

California Division of Workers Compensation - Medical Unit (QME Credit): 
The California Division of Workers Compensation - Medical Unit for Qualified Medical Evaluator credit has been filed and is awaiting approval for a maximum of 17.25 credits. Family Physicians: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Family Phisicians:
This Live activity, Vulnerable Workers and Communities at Environmental Risk and Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, with a beginning date of 03/14/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Description:
This course is presented by the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. It is designed to provide occupational and environmental health professionals and persons from other health-related disciplines with a review and update of current topics in occupational and environmental medicine. The first day of the curriculum will focus on Vulnerable Workers and Communities at Environmental Risk. A poster session the evening before will supplement the Vulnerable Workers and Communities at Environmental Risk course content.
The second day and final half-day of the course will cover a multi-topic theme: Updates in Occupational and Environmental Health. This course is approved for American Board of Preventive Medicine, Maintenance of Certification self-assessment credit and is a comprehensive update for occupational medicine specialists. California Qualified Medical Examiner credit approval is anticipated.
This course is also designed to meet the needs of primary care providers and others engaged in occupational health practice and research including physicians (family physicians, general practitioners, internists, emergency medicine specialists), nurse practitioners and other nursing professionals, as well as physician assistants and industrial hygienists.

Course Objectives:
An attendee completing this course will be able to:
• Evaluate the occupational and environmental risk to selected vulnerable work groups and communities.
• Adopt new medical knowledge into preventive activities addressing emerging risk factors and new disease entities.
• Evaluate scientific data in the field of occupational and environmental medicine.
• Expand the differential diagnosis to incorporate a wider range of environmental and occupational factors in respiratory and other disease processes.
• Diagnose and treat selected occupational and environmental conditions.
• Improve management in terms of required regulatory management of specific work-related scenarios.
• Inform the prioritization of clinical care, research, and public health policy with state of the art updates.

Conference Details

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Registration Desk

Contact No. : (415) 476-9000
415-476-4251
Email:
registration@ocme.ucsf.edu
Abstraction date:
January 28, 2019

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Venue Address

San Francisco Marriott Fisherman's Wharf
1250 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, California, United States of America

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San Francisco Marriott Fishermans Wharf,

1250 Columbus Ave,

San Francisco, California, United States of America 94133,

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