Course Description
Occupational and environmental health exposures cause thousands of illnesses and injuries each year. This lecture series addresses the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of disease and injuries related to environmental and occupational exposures encountered by physicians and their colleagues in local, regional, and international settings. View pdf

At this venue for interdisciplinary education and professional networking, join us as we explore:

  • Current issues and emerging trends in occupational and environmental medicine
  • Practical applications of new scientific discoveries
  • Best practices in occupational and environmental medicine

2014-2015 Schedule
September 4, 2014 - Season Opener
Exposure to Hazardous Drugs:
Clinical Evaluation and Medical Surveillance

Melissa McDiarmid, MD, MPH, DBAT - University of Maryland School of Medicine

December 4, 2014
Mycobacteria in Work-related and Environmental Illness:
From Stonecutters to Hot Tubs

Masa Narita, MD - Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington

February 5, 2015
Medical Evaluation of Workers with Hops-related Respiratory Diseases

David Bonauto, MD, MPH - Safety and Health Assessment for Prevention Program, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

April 2, 2015
Diagnosis and Treatment of Concussion

Jennifer Zumsteg, MD - Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington

May 7, 2015
New Approaches to Offer the Patient with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Multi-Modality Therapy

Farhood Farjah, MD, MPH - Thoracic Surgery Clinic, University of Washington

Intended Audience
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and other health care professionals involved in treating patients with multiple or complex medical conditions in occupational and environmental medicine.

6:00 p.m.  Registration, Networking & Hors D'oeuvres
6:15 p.m.  Buffet Dinner (provided)
6:45 p.m.  Lecture
7:45 p.m.  Q&A
8:30 p.m.  Adjourn

Accreditation below describes continuing education credit per session.

Continuing Medical Education
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the University of Washington, School of Public Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 1.2 contact hours.

Other Continuing Education Credit
IACET CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.

Complimentary parking paid for by Continuing Education Programs