NAOEM 2018 Annual Meeting


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Date & Time

Vigor Shipyard Tour, Friday Sept. 7, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Cedarbrook Reception, Friday Sept. 7, 2018 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Conference, Sept. 8, 2018. The registration desk will open Saturday at 7:00 AM

Location

Cedarbrook Lodge: 18525 36th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98188


From I-5 North

  • Take exit 152 for S 188th St
  • Turn right onto S 188th St
  • Turn right onto 36th Ave S

From I-5 South

  • Take exit 152 for S 188th St/Orillia Rd S
  • Use any lane to turn left onto S 188th St
  • Turn right onto 36th Ave S

Airport Shuttle

Arriving Flights

SeaTac Airport to Cedarbrook Lodge:

The airport shuttle picks up from Islands 1 or 3 only in the parking garage. After departing your flight, please proceed to Baggage Claim, follow the signs for Ground Transportation which will take you across the sky bridge to the parking garage. Go down one floor where there are three islands for shuttle pick up. There is a courtesy phone at ISLAND 1 or 3 with direct dial to Cedarbrook (#56). Please call once you arrive at ISLAND 1 or 3, at this time we will dispatch the driver for pickup. Cedarbrook is approximately ten minutes from the airport.

Departing Flights

Cedarbrook Lodge to SeaTac Airport:

Reservations are required for return shuttles to the airport. Please make your reservation with one of our Front Desk Guest Service Agents. The shuttle departs Cedarbrook on the hour & half-hour with a confirmed reservation. Reservations may be made in person or by calling the reception desk at 206.901.9268. Shuttles drop off at Islands 1 or 3 only.

*Please note – Shuttles are not permitted to wait at the islands or circle the airport in compliance with Port of Seattle/SeaTac International Airport security regulations.

Reception Desk/Request Shuttle Pick-up: (866) 901-9268 or (206) 901-9268

Additional Information

On-Site Check-in

Please check in at the conference registration desk located outside the conference room. The registration desk will open Saturday at 7:00 AM.

Dress Code

Attire at this conference business casual. Be sure to dress in layers since meeting room temperatures may vary.

Register Now

Register for the Annual Conference

Registration includes a Friday Evening Reception, full conference on Saturday and the Saturday Evening Dinner Reception.

Click the register now button to select the registration ticket type that applies to you, number of tickets,  scroll down and indicate if you can attend the Friday Evening Reception by adding that free ticket to your cart, then click ‘checkout.’

There are several ticket types, and you will see early-bird discount tickets available if you register before midnight 8/4/2018. We have a strict refund policy. You may receive a refund up to 30 days before the event, but will be charged a $50 processing fee.

 

Ticket Type Early-Bird Rate After 8/4/018
Physician ACOEM Member $295 $350
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant  $275 $325
Physician, not ACOEM Member $325 $375
Other Healthcare Professionals (students, residents, and fellows in training; Retired physicians) $200 $250
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Friday Shipyard Tour

Please register below for the shipyard tour, which is separate from the conference registration.

Vigor Shipyard Tour
1801 16th Avenue Southwest Seattle, WA 98134
Friday, September 7, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (PDT)

Speakers

William G. Buchta MD, MS, MPH. – President of ACOEM; Logistics Health, Inc; Assistant Professor(emeritus)

Mayo Clinic

Peter Rothfels, MD. – Associate Professor, Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

WorkSafeBC

Marianne Cloeren, MD, MPH, FACOEM. – Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Bruce Kelman, PhD, DABT, ATS, ERT. – Toxicologist & Principal

Veritox, Inc.

Dawson Brown, MD. – Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, West Sound Orthopedics

CHI-Franciscan Health

Stacee Kessinger, MD. – Orthopedics and Ankle/Foot Specialist, West Sound Orthopedics,

CHI-Franciscan Health

T. Greg McKelvey, MD, MPH. – Chief Medical Officer

KenSci

Michael Santoro, MD, MPH. – Occupational Medicine Physician and Medical Acupuncturist

Proliance Surgeons

Marc Suffis, MD. – NAOEM 2018 Conference Chair; West Sound Orthopedics

CHI-Franciscan Health

Debra Cherry, MD, MS. – Associate Professor

University of Washington

Planning Committee

Bertram Berney, MD

Debra Cherry, MD, MS

Timothy Gilmore, MD, PE

Lee S. Glass, MD, JD

Dean Grove, MD, MPH, FACOEM

Kim E. Koyamatsu, MD, MSPH

Nancy J. Simcox, MS

Henry Stockbridge, MD, MPH

Marc I. Suffis, MD

Sarah Wolz, MS

Opportunities for Exhibitors at NAOEM 2018

There are a limited number of exhibitor tables available to connect with over 100 occupational and environmental medicine doctors, nurses, and other professionals at Cedarbrook Lodge September 9th at NAOEM 2018. Please view the Exhibitor Prospectus for more details about our audience and exhibitor details including show hours, set-up, and tear-down information.
Click to view Exhibitor Prospectus
In addition to exhibitor tables, exhibitors also have an opportunity to differentiate their brand as a Platinum nsornsor. Platinum sponsors will have exclusive recognition in conference materials and at the social event of their choice. Please see the Exhibitor Prospectus for more information.

Next Steps for Prospective Exhibitors

  1. Email Jill Tepe, University of Washington DEOHS, to confirm availability for exhibitor tables and Platinum sponsorship at jstod@uw.edu.
  2. Complete the Exhibitor Agreement form below and email it to Jill Tepe jstod@uw.edu. Download Exhibitor Agreement 2018.
  3. Upon receiving your completed form, you will receive a link back to this page to submit payment.
  4. An email with exhibitor table selection and additional show information will follow payment.

Payment for Confirmed Exhibitors & Sponsors

Once you have received confirmation from Jill Tepe to proceed with payment, please click the red button below to complete payment for exhibitor fees or sponsorship via our Eventbrite registration site.

Exhibitor Space: ($750 before August 1st, $850 after August 1st)– Includes a 6’ x 2’ skirted table and two chairs, tabletop displays are strongly preferred, up to two exhibitor representatives are invited to snack breaks and lunch, company will be acknowledged in conference material, hard copy of attendee list.

Platinum Supporter: Lanyard ($500) – Put your logo on conference lanyards and receive acknowledgment on conference materials and on the conference website.

Platinum Supporter: Friday Evening Cocktail Party ($500) – Your logo on prominently displayed at the Friday cocktail party and invitation for two booth staff to attend. Also receive acknowledgment on conference materials and on the conference website.

Platinum Supporter: Saturday Evening Dinner Lecture  ($500) – Your logo on prominently displayed at the Saturday evening dinner and talk with an invitation for two booth staff to attend. Also receive acknowledgment on conference materials and on the conference website.

Complete Payment for your Approved Exhibit Space or Sponsorship Here

Additional Information

Please contact Jill Tepe at jstod@uw.edu or (206)543-1069 for more information about exhibiting at NAEOM 2018.

Featured Exhibitors

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Friday September 7th

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Vigor Industries Shipyard: Educational Presentation and Worksite Tour
Bertram Berney, MD, MHS. Occupational Medicine Specialist, East Portland Medical Associates

This pre-conference presentation and workplace tour at Vigor Shipyards, located on Lake Union in Seattle, is offered to interested participants by registration only. Click here to register.

Vigor Shipyards is a Seattle-based leading provider of shipbuilding, ship repair and complex fabrication. The tour will begin with an overview presentation by Dr. Bert Berney, a local occupational medicine physician with experience in this industry. Participants will then be led through the active worksite, where they will experience first-hand the safety and occupational disease issues with activities such as sandblasting, welding and acetylene cutting, spray paint operations, asbestos and lead exposure control, and other occupational safety and disease issues of shipbuilding and shipbreaking. A debrief and discussion will follow the tour.

Four hours of CME/MOC will be available for this participation in this activity. There is a $60 registration fee to participate in this activity, and space is limited. Participants will provide their own transportation. Closed toed shoes, and the ability to walk on mixed worksite surfaces for 2- 3 hours are required; hard hats, eye and ear protection will be provided. A no-host lunch with Dr. Berney will follow for interested participants who indicate interest during registration.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday Evening Reception
We will kick off the 2018 NAOEM conference with a networking cocktail party at Cedarbrook Lodge. Attendees will enjoy time to re-connect with colleagues and get to know their fellow attendees while taking in the beautiful Cedarbrook Lodge. Your conference registration fee includes the Friday Evening Reception. Please let us know if you plan to attend the reception by also adding the free Friday Evening Reception ticket during check-out in our ticketing system located here.

Saturday September 8th

 

7:30 AM - Registration
Registration and continental breakfast.
7:50 AM - Welcome Announcements
Marc Suffis, MD. NAOEM 2018 Conference Chair; West Sound Orthopedics, CHI-Franciscan Health
8:00 AM - Novel Delivery Systems in Occupational Medicine: A Response to the Global Healthcare Worker Shortage
William G. Buchta MD, MS, MPH. Current President of ACOEM; Logistics Health, Inc; Assistant Professor(emeritus), Mayo Clinic
9:00 AM - Getting Medicine and Politics Working Together to Minimize Workplace Disability:
The British Columbia Experience
Peter Rothfels, MD. Chief Medical Officer and Director of Clinical Services, WorkSafeBC.
10:00 AM - Break
Visit Exhibitors
10:30 AM - “FECA” Matters: Unique Aspects of the Federal Workers’ Compensation System
Marianne Cloeren, MD, MPH, FACOEM. Associate Professor, Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
11:30 AM - THC, Fitness for Duty, and Other Toxicology Issues in the Northwest Workplace
Bruce Kelman, PhD, DABT, ATS, ERT. Toxicologist & Principal, Veritox, Inc.
12:30 PM - Lunch
Provided
1:15 PM - Common Industrial Injuries of the Elbow: Assessing, Treating, and Avoiding Disability
Dawson Brown, MD. Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, West Sound Orthopedics, CHI-Franciscan Health
2:15 PM - Common Industrial Injuries of the Foot and Ankle: Assessing and Treating the Painful Foot
Stacee Kessinger, MD. Orthopedics and Ankle/Foot Specialist, West Sound Orthopedics,
CHI-Franciscan Health
3:15 PM - Break
Visit Exhibitors
3:45 PM -Alternative Job Opportunities for the Occ Med Practitioner: n=1
T. Greg McKelvey, MD, MPH. Chief Medical Officer, KenSci
4:45 PM - Clinical Pearls and Case Studies from UW Occupational Medicine Residency Program
Moderator: Debra Cherry, MD, MPH, UW Associate Professor. Residents: Jessica Chuang, MD; Monya De, MD, MPH; Elizabeth Friedman, MD.
5:45 PM - 6:15 PM -Meeting
NAOEM Annual Membership Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - NAOEM Annual Dinner and Lecture
Please be seated.
6:45 PM - Dinner Lecture Begins: Medical Acupuncture—Modern Applications of Ancient Wisdom
Michael Santoro, MD, MPH. Occupational Medicine Physician and Medical Acupuncturist, Proliance Surgeons

 

Accreditation

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 of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (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 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”

AAFP credit

This Live activity, NAOEM 2018 Annual Scientific & Clinical Educational Conference, with a beginning date of 09/07/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.75 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.”

American Board of Preventive Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit

ABPM MOC approval for this activity is pending.

Commercial Support

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


Nurses

For the purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Learning Objectives

After attending this conference, participants will be able to:
  • Identify three technological advances that will likely change how occupational medicine is delivered 20 years into the future.
  • Apply a biopsychosocial-economic approach to work disability prevention both within and outside the sphere of medicine.
  • Log on to the Federal Workers’ Compensation claim system to determine a patient’s claim status.
  • Explain FECA claim status in terms of eligibility for care.
  • Describe the pharmacology of tetrahydrocannabinol and how it applies to fitness to work.
  • Recognize adverse effects of mold and mycotoxins in the workplace when evaluating worker health.
  • Describe the pathophysiology, non-surgical and surgical treatment, and outcomes for common injuries of the foot/ankle and elbow.
  • Understand what imaging studies are appropriate to order for various injuries of the foot/ankle, and elbow.
  • Recommend treatment and accommodations that will allow workers with several occupational diseases (skin disorders, cough, and transplanted organs) to return to work.
  • Understand and explain the basic tenets of acupuncture to a patient, when referring for acupuncture treatment.

Proof, Verification, and MOC Assessment

Click the below links to learn more.

CME NAOEM 0918 How to obtain proof of CME and MOC credits

CME NAOEM 0918 Attendance Verification Form

MOC NAOEM- Assessment

 

Policy & Disclosures

Download as PDF NAOEM 0918 – Disclosure

NAOEM 2018 Annual Scientific and Clinical Educational Conference 

NAOEM ~ September 7-8, 2018 ~ Seattle, WA 

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 of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (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 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”

American Board of Preventive Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit 

This activity has been approved for 13.0 ABPM MOC credits.

Commercial Support 

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

DISCLOSURE POLICY 

As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, ACOEM must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears below. All faculty are reminded that in addition to their disclosures listed here, that they are to verbally announce their disclosures (or lack thereof) at the beginning of their presentation.

Faculty and/or Program Committee members have no relevant financial relationships unless listed. All declared conflicts have been managed. 

FACULTY 

Bertram Berney, MD

Dawson Brown, MD

William G. Buchta, MD, MS, MPH

Debra Cherry, MD, MS

Jessica Chuang, MD

Marianne Cloeren, MD, MPH, FACOEM

Monya De, MD, MPH

Elizabeth Friedman, MD

Bruce Kelman, PhD, DABT

Stacee Kessinger, MD

T. Greg McKelvey, MD, MPH

Disclosure: Kensci (Employee)

Peter Rothfels, MD

Michael Santoro, MD

PROGRAM COMMITTEE 

Bertram Berney, MD

Debra Cherry, MD, MS

Timothy Gilmore, MD, PE

Lee S. Glass, MD, JD

Dean Grove, MD, MPH, FACOEM

Kim E. Koyamatsu, MD, MSPH

Nancy J. Simcox, MS

Henry Stockbridge, MD, MPH

Marc I. Suffis, MD

Sarah Wolz, MS