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2014 ACPM Specialty Board Review Course
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2/17/2014 to 2/18/2014
When: 2/17/2014
Where: Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 
United States

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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 board examination.

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.

Course Objectives:

  • 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.

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