2/17/2014 to 2/18/2014
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
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ACPM is pleased to announce its first Recertification Board Review
Course in the Specialty of Public Health & General Preventive Medicine
scheduled February 17-18, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. The course is designed to
assist diplomates study for the recertification
This comprehensive course will focus on the specialty of Public
Health and General Preventive Medicine and will present an in-depth
review of the following areas:
- Clinical Preventive Medicine, including injury prevention; infectious
disease; and screening, counseling and chemoprevention for chronic diseases,
with emphasis on recommendations from the USPSTF.
- Environmental Health, including air quality, water quality and food
quality; radiation; physical stressors; risk assessment; waste management;
along with legislation relevant to these topics.
- Epidemiology, including data sources; study design; bias, causality, and
generalizability; measures of morbidity and mortality; measures of effect;
human subjects review.
- Health Services Administration, including organization and financing of
public and private sectors of health care; public health practice;
systems-based practice including medical errors, quality measurement,
assessment, and improvement; and disease management.
In addition, the course will conclude with a presentation on the
Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV requirement by ACPM’s CME/MOC
Committee leaders and the American Board of Preventive Medicine staff. The
presentation will allow current diplomates understand and ask questions about
the MOC recertification process.
- Effectively prepare for the certifying examination in the specialty of
Public Health/General Preventive Medicine by comprehensively reviewing the
specific topics listed in the American Board of Preventive Medicine Study Guide
and Examination Content Outline for the General Preventive Medicine/Public
Health specialty exam.
- Helping attendees identify topics within Epidemiology, Clinical
Preventive Medicine, Environmental Medicine, and Health Services Administration
for which they may need additional preparation.
- Familiarizing attendees with the processes of MOC Part IV required for re-certification in Public Health/General Preventive Medicine.