Will the rotation help me meet the ACGME Preventive Medicine Milestones?

Milestones and core competencies addressed by the goals and elements of the NIOSH Occupational Medicine Rotation

American Council of Graduate Medical Education/American Board of Preventive Medicine (2015) Milestones

Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Communication Skills
Industrial Hygiene, Safety and Ergonomics and Risk/Hazard Control, and Communication
Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) Related Law and Regulations

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) Core Competencies for OEM Physicians (2014)

Clinical Occupational and Environmental Medicine
OEM Related Law and Regulations
Environmental Health
Work Fitness and Disability Integration
Hazard Recognition, Evaluation, and Control
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management
Health and Productivity
Public Health, Surveillance, and Disease Prevention
OEM Related Management and Administration

Competencies designated by ACOEM as required for OEM Research and Education that may also be enhanced during the NIOSH Occupational Medicine Rotation (2014)

Design and conduct a scientific investigation

  1. Formulate a hypothesis
  2. Perform a literature review
  3. Select and apply research design methods
  4. Seek and secure human or animal subjects review panel approval when indicated
  5. Identify and secure necessary resources
  6. Collect and prepare data for analysis
  7. Analyze data and present results in tabular, graphical, and verbal formats
  8. Draw conclusions, and discuss the implications of the research findings

Interpret and present technical and clinical data for a variety of audiences

  1. Apply principles of adult learning
  2. Handle oral presentations in a professional manner
  3. Prepare effective written reports for a variety of audiences
  4. Defend conclusions and recommendations, using appropriate data and logical reasoning
  5. Evaluate learning outcomes
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