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.

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

This series is only available for Virtual Participation Via 2-Way Video Conference

2020-2021 Schedule - Four live, interactive sessions

Series price: $149 for all 4 sessions. Individual lecture price is $49 each.

October 1, 2020

Epidemics Fast and Slow

Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH

Investigator, BC Children's Hospital

Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University

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* A la carte registration available: Oct 1 registration

January 2021

COVID-19 and the Practice of Occupational Medicine January 2021 Roundtable

Contemporaneous discussion of relevant topics for occupational health providers. Planned discussion may include the impact of covid-19 on healthcare providers, the status of antibody testing and it's use in determining return to work policies, update on covid-19 workers' compensation claims in WA state and how various employment sectors have been impacted, the state of schools' reopening on educators and other schools employers.

March 4, 2021

Racial Bias and Health Inequities in Occupational Medicine

Dr. Oluremi Aliyu

Shell Oil Corporation

* A la carte registration available: March 4 registration

May 2021

COVID-19 and the Practice of Occupational Medicine May 2021 Roundtable

Contemporaneous discussion of relevant topics for occupational health providers. Planned discussion may include an update of the current state of the SARS CoV2 vaccination: effectiveness, safety, numbers vaccinated, and use in the occupational sector of healthcare.

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

Agenda
6:45 pm  Lecture
7:45 pm  Q&A
8:00 pm  Adjourn

Accreditation

Continuing education for the activity has been approved for October 1. Additional series dates pending.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Please see osha.washington.edu for complete information on the types of continuing education available.

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 $50 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.