Continuing Medical Education (CME) Courses

The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health is pleased to support a variety of accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities for physicians and other health care professionals.

Doctoring Climate Change: Air Quality, Heat-Related Illness, and Disparate Impact

This self-paced, online course will explore how climate change is impacting public health now, and provide examples of how to communicate with patients regarding health risks posed by climate change. The course is broken into 5 modules, designed to provide context for clinicians and other allied health professionals to better understand climate change through a public health lens. 

Enduring

Online Activity

Recognition, Management, and Reporting of Pesticide Illness

Offered by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

This course is designed for health care providers and will present information on how to diagnose and treat pesticide illnesses, including illnesses due to cholinesterase inhibiting pesticides, and sources of information on pesticides.  Although this course was originally developed for health care providers in California, much of the information will be applicable to healthcare providers elsewhere.

Enduring

Online Activity

California Medical Supervision Program for Physicians who Supervise Workers Exposed to Cholinesterase-Inhibiting Pesticides
Offered by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

The California Medical Supervision Program is a cholinesterase monitoring surveillance program that protects pesticide handlers of cholinesterase inhibiting pesticides. This course is designed to provide information about the program  for physicians who are or will be Medical Supervisors, and for other health care providers such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants who participate in the Program.  

Enduring

Online Activity

Evaluating California's Injured Workers: Qualified Medical Evaluators (QME)

Offered by the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers' Compensation

This course is developed for current QMEs, those who are interested in becoming a QME, or to anyone interested in the QME process. QMEs play a critical role in resolving disputes within the workers’ compensation system. You will learn how to prepare for an evaluation and outline the components of a quality report and about the administrative regulations to stay in compliance as a QME.

Enduring

Online Activity

Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS)

Offered by the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers' Compensation

Physicians treating in the California workers' compensation system are required to follow the evidence-based recommendations in the DWC medical treatment utilization schedule (MTUS). The online course will describe what the MTUS is and how to use it,  how to navigate the MTUS treatment guidelines and apply recommendations via case scenarios, when to consider recommendations outside of the MTUS guidelines for the care of your patient, and the role of utilization review (UR) and independent medical review (IMR) physicians.

Enduring

Online Activity

UC San Francisco Occupational and Environmental Medicine Annual CME Course

Save the Date: March 11 - 13, 2021

The Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine offers CME courses every year. These courses are accredited for routine CME credit, but also offer Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) credit.

San Francisco, CA

In-Person Activity

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