Cardiovascular Health and Disease: Occupational and Environmental Factors and
Updates in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine

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Department: Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Course Number: MDM15N01
Activity Date(s): March 12-14, 2015
Location: Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf
San Francisco, CA
Fees:

Full Course: 19.25 credits
$700 - Physicians
$600 - Allied Health Professionals
$500 - Residents/Fellows

Individual Sections:
Cardiovascular Health and Disease: Occupational and Environmental Factors
(One Day-March 12, 2015) 8.25 credits
$325 – Physicians
$275 - Allied Health Professionals
$225 - Residents/Fellows

Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
(Two Days-March 13-14, 2015) 11.00 credits
$400 - Physicians
$350 - Allied Health Professionals
$300 - Residents/Fellows

Credit:

19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
ABPM-MOC accredited
QME accredited

Evening Scientific Poster Session and Opening Reception 3/11/15

Cardiovascular Health and Disease: Occupational and Environmental Factors (3/12/15) 8.25 credits

Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (3/13-3/14/15) 11.00 credits 


Overview:

This course, presented by the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, is designed to provide occupational and environmental health professionals and persons from other healthrelated disciplines with a review and update of current data in occupational and environmental medicine. The first day of the curriculum will focus on Cardiovascular Health and Disease. A poster session the evening before will supplement the cardiovascular course content. The second day and final half-day of the course will cover a multi-topic theme: Updates in Occupational and Environmental Health.

This course is approved for American Board of Preventive Medicine Maintenance of Certification credit and is a comprehensive update for occupational medicine specialists. California Qualified Medical Examiner credit approval is anticipated.

This course is also designed to meet the needs of primary care providers and others engaged in occupational health practice and research including physicians (family physicians, general practitioners, internists, emergency medicine specialists), nurse practitioners and other nursing professionals, as well as physician’s assistants, industrial hygienists, and health researchers and policy makers.

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Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Assess the role of cardiovascular health and disease in occupational and environmental health practice and modify patient communication or treatment options;
  • Adopt new medical knowledge into preventive activities addressing emerging risk factors and new diseases entities;
  • Evaluate scientific data in the field of occupational and environmental medicine, and incorporate into practice;
  • Expand the differential diagnosis to incorporate a wider range of environmental and occupational factors in cardiovascular and other disease processes;
  • Improve diagnostic methods and treatment for selected occupational and environmental conditions;
  • Improve management of specific work-related scenarios within required regulations;
  • Prioritize clinical care, research, and public health policy with state of the art updates.

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Accreditation:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care: The approved credits shown above include a maximum of 5.25 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 487, Pain Management and End-of-Life Care.

Geriatric Medicine: The approved credits shown above include 5.00 credits toward meeting the requirement under California Assembly Bill 1820, Geriatric Medicine.

American Board of Preventive Medicine: The American Board of Preventive Medicine has approved this course for a maximum of 19.25 MOC Part II credits.

California Division of Workers Compensation – Medical Unit (QME Credit): The California Division of Workers Compensation – Medical Unit for Qualified Medical Evaluator credit has been approved for a maximum of 19.25 credits.

Family Physicians: This Live activity, Cardiovascular Health and Disease: Occupational and Environmental, with a beginning date of 03/12/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts Category 1 credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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Course Outline:

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015

6:00-7:30 pm Conference Opening Reception and Scientific Poster Session

Cardiovascular Health and Disease: Occupational and Environmental Factors
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015 • ONE DAY ONLY

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Welcome and Introduction
Paul Blanc, MD, MSPH

8:10 G Occupation and Heart Disease: Epidemiological Evidence and Biological Plausibility
Mia Söderberg, MSc, PhD

9:00 G Ambient Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality
Lars Barregård, MD, PhD

9:50 Break

10:10 Historical Concepts of Cardiovascular Disease in Military and Civilian Work
Brian Dolan, PhD

11:00 Work Organization and Stress as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease – Time for Intervention?
Peter Schnall, MD, MPH

11:50 Lunch on your Own

1:10 G Work and Vocational Factors and Stroke: An Under-Appreciated Association?
Kjell Torén, MD, PhD

2:00 P Physical Factors and Peripheral Vascular Disease: Vascular and Neural Damage, Spasm, and Varicosity
Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH

2:50 G Occupational and Environmental Factors and Cardiovascular Disease, Including Hypertension: Noise and Vibration
Oi Saeng Hong, RN, PhD

3:40 Break

4:10 P Cardiovascular Disease and Sudden Cardiac Death in Law Enforcement and Firefighting: from Epidemiology to Risk Stratification and Fitness for Duty
Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH

5:00 P Underlying Cardiovascular Disease and Physical Injury Risk
Mark R. Cullen, MD

5:50 PANEL DISCUSSION:
Agenda for Closing Clinical and Research Gaps from Epidemiology to the Clinic
Lars Barregård, MD, PhD

What Can We Learn from Toxins and the Heart?
Thomas Kearney, PharmD

From Bench to Bedside – A Cardiology Perspective
Nisha I. Parikh, MD

6:30 pm Adjourn

 

Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015 • DAY ONE

7:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45 Welcome and Introduction
Robert Kosnik, MD

8:00 Sleep Apnea and Work – A Two-Way Street
David Claman, MD

8:50 P The Hazards of Sport as an Occupation: Traumatic Brain Injury and its Sequelae
Charles Filanosky, PhD, ABPP

9:40 Break

10:15 G My Boss is Manic! Bipolar Disorder in the Workplace
Sheri Johnson, PhD

11:05 Work-related Anaphylaxis
Katherine Gundling, MD

11:55 Lunch on your Own

1:30 pm P The Lot of Migrant Agricultural Workers
Seth Holmes, MD, PhD

2:20 Pneumoconiosis in the 21st Century: New Lessons from an Old Exposure
Robert Cohen, MD

3:10 Break

3:30 G Cognitive Performance in Aerospace and Beyond: Lessons for Us on the Ground
Immanuel Barshi, PhD

4:20 E-cigarettes – What Practitioners Should Know
Neal L. Benowitz, MD

5:10 pm Adjourn

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015 • DAY TWO

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 Introduction
Paul Blanc, MD, MSPH

8:10 P Skin in the Game – The New and the Classic in Occupational Dermatology
Howard Maibach, MD

9:10 Mining Health where the Natural Resources are Extracted: The Perspective from Central Asia
Denis Vinnikov, MD, PhD

10:10 Break

10:45 Degraded at Work: Industrial Enzymes and Occupational Health
Jordan Rinker, MD, MPH

11:45 My Disability and the Aging Worker
Edward Yelin, PhD

12:45 pm Adjourn

G – Geriatric Credit

P – Pain Credit

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Chairs:

Paul Blanc, MD, MSPH
Robert Kosnik, MD, DIH

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Faculty:

Lars Barregård, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg
Gothenburg, Sweden

Immanuel Barshi, PhD
Research Psychologist Human Systems Integration Division
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, CA

Neal L. Benowitz, MD
Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Professor of Medicine and of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences
University of California, San Francisco

Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH
Captain, U.S. Public Health Service;
Chief Medical Officer, Health Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Cincinnati, OH

David Claman, MD
Director, UCSF Sleep Disorders Center
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Robert Cohen, MD
Professor, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Professor, University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago, IL

Mark R. Cullen, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of General Medical Disciplines
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Brian Dolan, PhD
Professor of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Charles Filanosky, PhD, ABPP
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center

Katherine Gundling, MD
Professor, Allergy and Immunology
University of California, San Francisco

Seth M. Holmes, MD, PhD
Director, Berkeley Center for Social Medicine; Assistant Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology
University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health

Oi Saeng Hong, PhD, RN
Director, Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Graduate Program
Professor, School of Nursing
University of California, San Francisco

Sheri Johnson, PhD
Professor of Psychology
University of California, Berkeley

Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH
Division Chief, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic, Cambridge Health Alliance
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School & Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Thomas Kearney, PharmD
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Associate Dean, School of Pharmacy
University of California, San Francisco
Managing Director, San Francisco Division, California Poison Control System

Howard Maibach, MD
Professor of Dermatology
University of California, San Francisco

Nisha I. Parikh, MD MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of California, San Francisco

Jordan Rinker, MD MPH
Occupational & Environmental Medicine Consultant
Professor, Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Peter Schnall, MD, MPH
Director, Center for Social Epidemiology
Professor of Medicine University of California, Irvine

Mia Söderberg, MSc PhD
Occupational Psychologist
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Kjell Torén, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Denis Vinnikov, MD, PhD
University of California, Berkeley

Edward Yelin, PhD
Professor of Medicine Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California, San Francisco

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Travel & Lodging:

Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf
1300 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone number: (415) 771-9000
Hotel Rates: $159 / night
Cutoff: 2/13/15

Reservations: 1-800-942-7348 (To receive the special group rates, please refer to the name of the group: “UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine Update 2015”)
Online Booking (Enter the online booking code: UCS.)

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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