2019 Annual Educational Conference and OPAM Workshops*

in conjunction with OMED

Baltimore Convention Center

October 24-28

 


Registration for OPAM Workshops: 

Registration Link for OMED19. 

Annual Educational Conference - Check out our schedule in the OMED19 Program

Fri, Oct 25, Occupational Medicine Day
Sat, Oct 26, Public Health/Preventive Medicine Day
Sun, Oct 27, Aerospace Medicine Day
Mon, Oct 28, AOA Conjoined Sessions on Prevention

OPAM Workshops

Sat-Sun, Oct 26-27, Medical Review Officer Course
Registration for OPAM Workshops: 

OPAM Workshops offered in conjunction with 2019 AOCOPM Annual Educational Conference, Tentative Schedule

Thurs, Oct 24

Basic Course in Occupational Medicine, Part I (click here to learn about the CAQ)

 

Chair:  Heather Williamson, DO   
A.    8:00-8:30 am Welcome and Program Review  Naomi Wriston, DO, MS, FAOCOPM
B.    8:30-9:30 am  Introduction to Occupational Medicine Charles Werntz, III, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
C.    9:30 - 10:30 am Occupational Safety & Health Regulations Paul R. Fowler, DO, JD, FAOCOPM
D.  10:30-11:30 pm  Clinical Toxicology Charles Werntz, III, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
E.   11:30-1:00 pm    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Howard Teitelbaum, DO, PhD, MPH, FAOCOPM
F.    1:00-2:00 pm     Occupational Dermatology Naomi Wriston, DO, MS, FAOCOPM
G.    2:00-3:00 pm      Medical Surveillance Larry Smick, DO, MPH
H.    3:00-4:00 pm      Solvents and Organics Charles Werntz, III, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
I.     4:00-4:30 pm      Occupational Cardiology Naomi Wriston, DO, MS, FAOCOPM
J.     4:30-5:00 pm      Q&A, Post Test Heather Williamson, DO
     
  Occupational History & Physical Exam (information)  

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Sat & Sun, Oct 26-27 

 Medical Review Officer Course*

Saturday, October 26
A.  8:00- 8:10 am  Opening Remarks and Course Introductions, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
B.  8:10- 9:30 am  The Forensic Urine Collection, Donna R. Smith, PhD
C.  9:30-10:30 am  The HHS Certified Laboratory & HHS5 Toxicology, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
D. 10:30-11:30 am  The MRO Process I, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
E. 11:30-12:00 pm  Synthetic Cannabinoids and Bath Salts, Anthony Dekker, DO, FAOAAM, FASAM
F. 12:00- 1:00 pm  Working Lunch,  Introduction to DOT Rules, Donna R. Smith, PhD
G.  1:00- 2:05 pm  Expanded Drug Panel Toxicology, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
H.  2:05- 3:20 pm  The MRO Process II, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM (Continuation of Slide Deck D)
I.  3:20- 4:30 pm  Beating the Test, The Science, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
J.  4:30– 5:00 pm  Case Reviews and Panel Discussion
Sunday, October 27   
K.  7:55- 8:00 am  Opening Remarks, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
L.  8:00- 9:00 am  DOT D&A Rule Review and SAP Process, Donna R. Smith, PhD
M.  9:00-10:15 am  Specimen Validity Testing Rules & Process, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
N. 10:15-10:45 am  Alcohol Testing – The Science, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
O. 10:45-11:30 am  DOT D&A Rule Review II, Donna R. Smith, PhD
P. 11:30-12:30 pm  Alternative Specimens and Technologies,  R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
Q. 12:30- 1:00 pm  Quiz, Case Reviews and Panel Discussion
    1:00 pm        Course Adjourns, Lunch on your own
    2:00- 2:30 pm  MROCC On-Site Exam Registration
    2:30- 5:30 pm  MROCC On-Site Exam
  
 
To Register for the MROCC Exam:  https://www.mrocc.org/getcertified.cfm.
Please note:  Completion of this course fulfills the training requirement for MRO certification
or recertification through the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC).  MROCC will be on-site
Sunday afternoon to administer the certification examination following the course. 
You must register for the examination directly with the MROCC at https://www.mrocc.org/getcertified.cfm.
 

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Mon, Oct  28 

DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners' Course* (click here for additional information)

Course Development and Faculty Team:
Dan Callan, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
Elizabeth P. Clark, DO, MPH&TM, FAOCOPM
Charles Werntz, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM

8:00-10:30 a.m. 

A.  An Introduction to the Medical Program Update

10:30–5:00 p.m. Clinical Medical Standards, by Body System; Medical Examination; Performing & Documenting. 

B.  Hypertension
C.  Respiratory Diseases
D.  Diabetes
E.  Hearing
F.   Vision
G.  Other Diseases
H.  Musculoskeletal
I.   Cardiovascular
J.   Neurological
K.  Psychiatry (including alcohol & drug abuse)
L.  Wrap up, Up-Dates, Questions 

This program anticipates being approved for 9 Category 1-A AOA CME Credits pending approval by the AOA CCME.

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*Registration for OPAM Workshops are separate from that of OMED19.

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