OEM Grand Rounds

January 27, 2022, 12:00-1:30pm Pacific Time

Note: this lecture will only be available to registrants as a live webcast. Live attendance is expected and a recording of this program will not be made publicly available.

Update on Cardiovascular Risk and Medical Surveillance for Firefighters

Stefano Kales, MD, MPH, Director, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency, Professor, Department of Environmental Health, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division Chief, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard University

Fire Chief Randy Krause, MA, Port of Seattle Fire Department

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This Grand Rounds session will start with a presentation by Dr. Stefano Kales on current research in the area of cardiometabolic risk and cardiovascular disease in firefighters. We will then hear from Chief Randy Krause who was instrumental in the development of NFPA 1582, and who will provide a practical update on the medical examination requirements for firefighters.


Joint accreditation logoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Sciences, University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 1.2 nursing contact hours.

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

CPH: For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2 CPH recertification credits for this program.

CANCELLATION POLICY: In the event you cannot attend the course, there are a few options -- you can either cancel your registration, transfer your registration to another course, or transfer your registration to another person. If you choose to cancel, we must receive your cancellation in writing with at least 1 week notice, and a refund will be issued minus a $39 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel and are a no-show for the course, your tuition fee is forfeited. If you choose to transfer your registration, please state the course you are transferring out of, and the course you are transferring into. Transferring to another course is permitted only twice per course registration. If you are unable to attend the course after the second transfer, the above cancellation policy applies.


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