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Health and Safety in Transportation Workers: Air, Sea, and Land and Occupational and Environmental Medicine Update

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Department: Medicine
Course Number: MDM10N01
Start: Thursday, November 12, 2009
End: Saturday, November 14, 2009
Location: San Francisco, California
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway San Francisco
Fees: $550 - Physicians
$500 - Allied Health Professionals
$500 - Residents/Fellows

* Special Day Rates
Health and Safety in Transportation Workers
Nov. 12, 2009
$240 - Physicians
$200 - Allied Health Professionals
$200 - Residents/Fellows

OEM Update
Nov. 13 - 14, 2009
$350 - Physicians
$300 - Allied Health Professionals
$300 - Residents/Fellows 

* Special Day Rates registration is available by phone, fax or mail.  Please find the form at https://www.cme.ucsf.edu/registration.doc.

Fax: 415-502-1795
Phone: 415-476-5808
Mail: UCSF Office of CME, P.O. Box 45368, San Francisco, CA 94145-0368
Credit: 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Overview:
This course, presented by the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, is designed to provide occupational health professionals with a review of clinical toxicology, epidemiology, and the evaluation of occupational and environmental diseases and injuries. The curriculum will also include a substantial component focused on issues specifically pertinent to health and safety of transportation and maritime workers.

This course is approved for American Board of Preventative Medicine Maintenance of Certification credit and is a comprehensive update for occupational medicine specialists. In addition to occupational medicine specialists, 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, physician’s assistants, industrial hygienists, and health care researchers and policy makers.

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Objectives:
An attendee completing this course will be able to:

  • Analyze medical data derived from medical research findings, particularly toxicological and epidemiologic investigations, and incorporate them into practice to improve patient outcomes;
  • Evaluate scientific evidence for patient care indicators in the field of occupational and environmental health;
  • Improve diagnostic methods for selected occupational and environmental conditions and expand treatment options;
  • Identify potential chemical, physical, and biological environmental causes of health concerns at the individual patient and community health level and the related regulatory management of specific work-related scenarios.

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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 educational activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Preventive Medicine:
The American Board of Preventive Medicine for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) has approved this course for a maximum of 20 MOC credits.

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

Geriatric Medicine:
The approved credits shown above include 2.25 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 1820, Geriatric Medicine for internists and family practice physicians licensed in California to complete 20% of their ongoing mandatory continuing medical education if their practice is comprised of a patient population of which 25% is aged 65 years or older.

Family Physicians:
This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.25 Prescribed and .75 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

California Division of Workers Compensation- Medical Unit (QME Credit):
Application for credit has been filed with the California Division of Workers Compensation–Medical Unit for Qualified Medical Evaluator credit. Determination of credit is pending.

Nurses:
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants:
AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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Course Outline:
HEALTH AND SAFETY IN TRANSPORTATION WORKERS:
AIR, SEA, AND LAND
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2009 - ONE DAY ONLY


7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Introduction and Orientation
Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH

8:10 RailwayWorkers: Ergonomic and Respiratory Hazards
Stephen Popkin, PhD

9:00 Acute and Chronic Trauma in TransportationWorkers: Epidemiology and Prevention
David Ragland, PhD

9:50 Coffee Break

10:15 Keynote: Occupational Safety and Health of Fishermen and Mariners
George A. Conway, MD, MPH, AME, CAPT, USPHS (Ret.)

11:30 Diving and Hyperbaric Environments
Patrick R. Laraby, MD, MS, MPH, MBA, CDR, MC, USN

12:20 pm Lunch on Own

1:30 Keynote: Occupational Safety and Health – The NASA Perspective
David H. Kaye, DO, MPH

2:45 Sleep-Rest Cycles: Implications for Professional Drivers
David Claman, MD

3:30 Coffee Break

3:45 Cabin Air Quality and Airline Worker Health
Robert Harrison, MD, MPH

4:30 Panel Presentation and Discussion: Special Examinations and Surveillance for Drivers, Pilots, and Other Fitness for Duty
Facilitator:
Robert Kosnik MD
Presenters:
Scott Levy, MD, MPH
Peter Swann, MD, FAAFP
Norman Westhoff, MD, MPH

6:00 pm Adjourn

OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE UPDATE
DAY ONE - FRIDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2009


7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Introduction and Orientation
Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH

WORK-RELATED ALLERGY
8:10 The Range of Sensitivity: From Cutaneous Responses to Rhinitis to Asthma
Dennis Shusterman, MD, MPH

9:00 Occupational Exposures to Cleaners and Disinfectants: Allergic vs. Irritant Responses
Howard Maibach, MD

9:50 Coffee Break

10:15 Keynote: Occupational Asthma Update: Novel Agents and Evolving Concepts
John Balmes MD

11:30 Laboratory Animal Allergy – Nothing to Sneeze At
James Seward, MD, MPP

12:20 pm Lunch on Own

WORK-RELATED MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS
1:30 Keynote: Occupational Risk Factors for Rheumatic Diseases
Glinda S. Cooper, PhD

2:45 Knee Injury: Return toWork After Surgery Strategies
Lesley J. Anderson, MD

3:30 Coffee Break

3:45 How Does Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Replacement Affect the Worker?
Thomas G. Sampson, MD

4:30 Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Musculoskeletal Conditions
Bradly Jacobs, MD, MPH

5:15 The AgingWorker: The Intersection of Geriatrics and Occupational Medicine
Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH

6:00 pm Adjourn

OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE UPDATES
DAY TWO
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2009


7:45 am Breakfast

TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE
8:15 Keynote: Gene-Environment Interactions: Practical Implications from a Clinical Perspective
Robert Nussbaum, MD

9:15 Consumer Products – Issues in Environmental Medicine
Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH

10:00 Coffee Break

10:15 Preparing for Climate Change: Thinking Globally but Acting Locally for a Growing Environmental Health Problem
Gina Solomon, MD, MPH

11:00 Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds: Case-Based Presentations
Presenters:
Sarah Jewell, MD
Patricia Quinlan, CIH, MPH
Mark Miller, MD, MPH
Craig Smollin, MD

12:30 pm Adjourn/Evaluations/CME Certificates

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Chairs:
Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine, Endowed Chair and Division Chief, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UC San Francisco

Robert Kosnik, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Director, Occupational Health Services, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UC San Francisco

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Faculty:
(University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine unless otherwise noted)

Lesley J. Anderson, MD
Private Practice, California Pacific Medical Center;
Assistant Clinical Professor Dept of
Orthopedic Surgery

John Balmes, MD
Professor of Medicine; Division
Chief, Occupational and
Environmental Medicine,
San Francisco General Hospital

David Claman, MD
Clinical Professor of
Medicine; Director,
UCSF Sleep Disorders Center

George A. Conway, MD, MPH,
AME, CAPT, USPHS (Ret.)
Director, CDC/NIOSH Agriculture,
Forestry, and Fishing Program;
Director, CDC/NIOSH Alaska
Pacific Regional Office

Glinda S. Cooper, PhD
Senior Epidemiologist,
United States Environmental
Protection Agency

Kenneth Covinsky, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine;
Edmund G. Brown Sr.,
Distinguished Professorship
in Geriatrics

Robert Harrison, MD, MPH
Chief, Occupational Health
Surveillance, California Department
of Public Health; Clinical Professor
of Medicine

Bradly Jacobs, MD, MPH
Attending Physician
San Francisco Veterans Affairs
Medical Center

Sarah Jewell, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Occupational and
Environmental Medicine,
San Francisco General Hospital

David H. Kaye, DO, MPH
Medical Director,
NASA Ames Health Unit

Patrick R. Laraby, MD, MS, MPH,
MBA, CDR, MC, USN
Office of the Assistant Secretary of
Defense (Health Affairs) Force
Health Protection and Readiness
(FHP&R) Chief of Operations-
International Health

Scott Levy, MD, MPH
Chief of Occupational Medicine,
Permanente Group,
San Rafael, CA

Howard Maibach, MD
Professor, Department of
Dermatology

Mark Miller, MD, MPH
California Environmental Protection
Agency, Office of Environmental
Health Hazard Assessment;
Director, UCSF
Pediatric Environmental
Health Specialty Unit

Robert Nussbaum, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of
Medical Genetics

Stephen Popkin, PhD
Director, Human Factors Research
and Systems Applications
USDOT | RITA | Volpe Center

Patricia Quinlan, CIH, MPH
Industrial Hygienist,
Division of Occupational and
Environmental Medicine,
San Francisco General Hospital

David Ragland, PhD
Director, University of California
Traffic Safety Center, Institute of
Transportation Studies and School
of Public Health, UC Berkeley

Thomas G. Sampson, MD
Medical Director of Total Joint
Center, St. Francis Memorial
Hospital; Medical Director of Hip
Arthroscopy at Post Street Surgery
Center, San Francisco, CA

James Seward, MD, MPP
Medical Director, Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory;
Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dennis Shusterman, MD, MPH
Occupational Health Branch,
California Department of Health
Services; Professor of Clinical
Medicine Emeritus

Craig Smollin, MD
California State Poison Control,
San Francisco Division;
Assistant Clinical Professor,
Department of Emergency Medicine

Gina Solomon, MD, MPH
Senior Scientist, Natural Resources
Defense Council,
San Francisco; Associate Clinical
Professor, Division of Occupational
and Environmental Medicine

Peter Swann, MD, FAAFP
Concentra Medical Centers,
SF Bay Area Medical Director

NormanWesthoff, MD, MPH
Senior Aviation Medical Examiner,
Center Medical Director,
Concentra Potrero Hill

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Travel & Lodging:
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
1500 Van Ness Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94109
415.441.4000
For reservations, please visit this link.

Hotel Rates: $145 per night

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations after this date.

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