TRACK: OEM Clinical Practice
This session is designed for those who need a comprehensive update in the latest occupational medicine guidance for firefighters, law enforcement
officers (LEOs), and EMS workers. The new NFPA 1582 guidelines will be reviewed highlighting important additions and revisions in medical standards for fire fighters. And the new sections of
the ACOEM Guidance for Medical Evaluation of LEOs on seizure and musculoskeletal disorders will be reviewed and explained. Another new section on medical support for LEOs at mass gatherings and other high-risk events will be explored. Finally an expert panel will discuss difficult, common public safety medicine cases and review applicable
standards and medical decision making for the most challenging cases. This session is sponsored by the Public Safety Medicine Special Interest Section.