CME & Evaluation



ACCME Accreditation Statement

"This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the Northwest Association for Occupational and Environmental (NAOEM). The ACOEM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.”

AMA Credit Designation Statement

“The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”

AAFP Accreditation Statement

"This Live activity, NAOEM (Northwest Association of Occupational & Environmental Medicine) 2019 Annual Occupational & Environmental Medicine Conference, with a beginning date of 09/06/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.50 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."

Commercial Support

It should be noted that no commercial support was received for this program.

Learning Objectives

After attending the conference, participants will be able to:
  • Describe three safety measures the railroad has taken to reduce the risk of physical harm in the workplace.
  • List ways to prevent and treat high altitude illness.
  • Apply evidence based medical assessments determine cardiovascular fitness-for-duty in industrial firefighters.
  • Discuss two emerging toxicological issues affecting workers exposed to flavoring agents and in the oil & gas industry.
  • Recognize the three most common chronic health conditions that are associated with commercial fishing.
  • Describe the critical components of a workplace mental health and wellbeing strategy that impact wellbeing, engagement and stress.
  • Identify areas for mitigation of the effects of workplace violence in the health care setting.
  • Describe four strategies that physicians can learn from case-based behavior based safety practices in the corporate world to improve patient safety outcomes in their medical practices.
  • Relate three ways in which providers traveling to remote, austere areas must prepare themselves and their teams to provide best possible medical care to medically disadvantaged populations.