96th Annual Spring Seminar 

The CSOEMA Seminar will be held this Thursday, Friday and Saturday!

If you are unable to Travel, please contact Susan Rittenhouse.  

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March 12-14, 2020


Double Tree by Hilton
Same Great hotel, with new branding

3003 Corporate West Drive
Lisle, Illinois 60532


This seminar is a 2.5 day seminar. Registration fees are:

  • All 3 days: $550
  • Friday and Saturday Only: $350
  • One Day Registration: $200
Discounts for residents, retired members, nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners will applied during the registration process.

Hotel Info

Double Tree by Hilton
3003 Corporate West Drive 
Lisle, Illinois 60532
(630) 505-0900

A block of rooms has been reserved until
Wednesday, February 19, 2020.

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Future Seminars

Save the Date!

Spring 2020

March 12-14, 2020
DoubleTree by Hilton – Lisle/Naperville (same hotel, new name)

Fall 2020

October 2-3, 2020
Hilton St. Louis Airport

Seminar Details

This seminar will provide current information on occupational medicine and networking opportunities needed to keep current in occupational medicine

Credit Information

Physician Credit The CSOEMA 96th Annual Spring Seminar, scheduled March 12-14, 2020, in Lisle, Illinois, is approved for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

ABPM Credit This seminar has been approved for Lifelong Learning Self-Assessment/Maintenance of Certification (LLSA/MOC) credits by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM), based on actual attendance. The maximum number of credits is 15 LLSA/MOC credits for March 12-14, 2020. You must complete and submit a post-test (provided at the seminar) to receive credit.

Nursing CEUs T he University of Iowa College of Nursing is an Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number 1. The spring seminar is approved for 5.75 contact hours for March 12, 2020, 6.25 contact hours for March 13, 2020 and 3.25 contact hours for March 14, 2020. . Attendance at all three days (March 12-14, 2020) awards 15.25 contact hours. The Heartland Center requires full-time attendance for CEU award.

Seminar Schedule

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

On Thursday, we will be offering our Public Safety Course Seminar with Doctors  Samo, Hales and Czarnecki.  

8:30 a.m. Introduction – Samo

8:50 a.m. Essential job functions- Czarnecki
9:00 a.m. Post offer and periodic exams – Czarnecki
9:20 a.m.  Coronary heart disease – Hales
9:40 a.m. Diabetes – Samo
10:00 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. Medication – Czarnecki
10:50 a.m. Seizure – Samo
11:10 a.m. Hypertension – Hales
11:30 Prostheses – Samo
1:30 p.m. Cancer (with presumptive) – Hales
1:50 p.m. Vision/Hearing – Samo
2:10 p.m.  Pregnancy – Czarnecki
2:30 p.m. Police and Fire gear – interactive
3:00 p.m.  BREAK
3:30 p.m.  Arrhythmias/Heart Failure – Hale
3:50 p.m. Asthma – Hales
4:10 p.m.  Correctional, Tactical/SWAT, Bomb Squad, EMS and Applying ACOEM’s LEO Guide to Other Safety Sensitive Occupations – Czarnecki
4:30 p.m.Case presentations and/or Q&A – Faculty

Friday & Saturday, March 13-14, 2020

Topics Include:

  • “A Walk Along the Less Travel(l)ed Road—Occupational HEALTH-Past, Present, and Future”
  • NASA: Workers in Space
  • TBI/Concussions in Professional Athletes
  • Overview of the World Trade Center Health Program
  • Defeating Diabetes: 2020 Update
  • More Worker Comp Look-a-likes & WC in disguise.
  • OSHA: What you Need to Know
  • A Pre-Travel Consultation for the International Traveler
  • Marijuana and Drug Testing: An MRO Perspective
  • Immigration Physicals
  • Utilization Review is not a bad word – Practical Considerations and Approaches for All Stakeholders
Friday, March 13, 2020
7:00 a.m. Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements – Mark Taylor, MD, MPH, FACOEM
8:15 a.m. Immigration Physicals – Charles Mok Jr., DO
9:00 a.m. OSHA: What you Need to Know – Chandra Jefferson, BS
9:45 a.m. Break and Exhibits
10:15 a.m. Concussion Management in Professional Athletes – Joshua A. Blomgren, DO
11:00 a.m. Marijuana and Drug Testing, An MRO Perspective – Douglas W. Martin, MD, FACOEM, FIAIME, FAAFP
11:45 a.m. Exhibits and Lunch
1:15 p.m. Defeating Diabetes – M. Kathleen Figaro, MD, MS
2:00 p.m. More Workers’ Compensation Look-Alikes & Workers’ Compensation in Disguise – Brian D. Harrison, MD, FACOEM, CIME
2:45 p.m. Exhibits and Refreshment Break
3:15 p.m. Health Hazards in the Arts; Protecting Professionals, Students, Hobbyists and Their Families – David Hinkamp, MD, MPH, FACOEM
4:00 p.m. The Human Space Flight Environment and Potential Impacts to Crew Health and Safety – Richard A. Scheuring, DO, MS, RMSK, FAsMA
5:00 p.m. Annual Membership Meeting
6:00 p.m. CSOEMA Networking Reception
 Saturday, March 10, 2020
7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
Mark Taylor, MD, MPH, FACOEM
8:15 a.m. A Pre-Travel Consultation for the International Traveler
Kathleen M. Kelley, MD
9:00 a.m. A Walk Along the Less Traveled Road—Occupational Health—Past, Present, and Future
Lawrence Stilwell Betts, MD, PhD, CIH, FACOEM, FAIHA
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. Utilization Review is Not a Bad Word—Practical Considerations and Approaches for All Stakeholders
Jill Rosenthal, MD, MPH, MA, FACOEM
11:15 a.m. Overview of the World Trade Center Health Program
Theodore L. Aquino, DO, MBA, MSPH
12:00 p.m. Adjourn