2019 Annual Educational Conference and OPAM Workshops*

in conjunction with OMED, Baltimore, MD

October 25-28


Registration Link for OMED19


AOCOPM 2019 Annual Educational Conference, tentative schedule
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 offered in conjunction with 2019 AOCOPM Annual Educational Conference, Tentative Schedule

Thurs, Oct 24

Basic Course in Occupational Medicine, Part I

Fri, Oct 25 

DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners' Course*

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

A.   8:00-10:30 a.m.  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.

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.   9:30-11:15 am  The HHS Certified Laboratory & HHS5 Toxicology, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
D. 11:15-12:00 pm  The MRO Process I, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
E. 12:00-  1:00 pm  Working Lunch,  Introduction to DOT Rules, Donna R. Smith, PhD
F.    1:00-  2:05 pm  Expanded Drug Panel Toxicology, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
G.   2:05-  3:20 pm  The MRO Process II, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM (Continuation of Slide Deck D)
H.   3:20-  4:30 pm  Beating the Test, The Science, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
I.    4:30–  5:00 pm  Case Reviews and Panel Discussion
Sunday, October 27   
J.    7:55-  8:00 am  Opening Remarks, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM
K.   8:00-  9:00 am  DOT D&A Rule Review and SAP Process, Donna R. Smith, PhD
L.    9:00-10:15 am  Specimen Validity Testing Rules & Process, James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM  DOT D&A Rule Review I, Donna R. Smith, PhD
M. 10:15-10:45 am  Alcohol Testing – The Science, R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
N. 10:45-11:30 am   DOT D&A Rule Review II, Donna R. Smith, PhD
O. 11:30-12:30 pm   Alternative Specimens and Technologies,  R.H. Barry Sample, PhD, D-ABFT-FD
P.  12:30-  1:00 pm   Quiz, Case Reviews and Panel Discussion.
Q.  Bonus Handout   Synthetic Cannabinoids and Bath Salts, Anthony Dekker, DO, FAOAAM, FASAM 
       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.

*Registration for OPAM Workshops are separate from that of the Midyear Educational Conference
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