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Accreditation and General Information

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to: understand and apply best practice, state of the art, evidence based occupational health principles; evaluate current research; and analyze emerging issues in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.



ACCME Accreditation Statement

“This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The ACOEM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.”

AMA Credit Designation Statement

“The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”

American Board of Preventive Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit

This activity has been approved for 12 ABPM MOC credits.


Disclosure information from faculty and all other persons in control of content will be provided to participants in the syllabus prior to the beginning of the educational activity.

AAOHN Nursing Credit:   American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) Accreditation Statement:  This activity has been approved for 11.75 contact hours.  AAOHN is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurse’s Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

CCMC: This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs) to provide up to 12 continuing education credits to certified case managers (CCM’s).

Risk Management: This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 3.25 hours of Risk Management Credit.

Electronic Medical Records Training: This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for .75 hour of training in the electronic medical record.

AAPA: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME for completion of NCCPA certification maintenance and state regulatory requirements.

ABIH: ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event can be claimed for CM credit. See “CM Credit for Educational Events” at www.abih.org.

LOCATION: The Boston Marriott Newton Hotel is located on 22 acres of scenic riverfront land along the Charles River, is centrally located at the junction of I-90 and I-95, near Logan Airport and the historic sites of Boston and provides complimentary shuttle service to the Grove Park T Station into Boston.  The hotel provides 430 luxurious hotel rooms, many of which offer beautiful river views. Enjoy fabulous Boston dining at the Riverbend Bar & Grill or take a dip in the hotel’s indoor swimming pool. Comfortable hotel accommodations and hallmark Marriott service ensure a memorable and productive visit

ACCOMMODATIONS:  The hotel has graciously given conference participants a $115. per night rate.  Please reserve your overnight accommodations by the 5:00 pm deadline on Wednesday, November 9th. Reservations made after that date will be subject to space and rate availability.  Call the hotel direct at 1-617-969-1000 with group code NECOEM or visit the dedicated NECOEM conference hotel website, http://cwp.marriott.com/bosnt/necoem2016/ for reservations and more information. The hotel has provided complimentary hi-speed internet in guest rooms and the general sessions.

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING:  See the dedicated website listed above for directions. The hotel is located at 2345 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA 02466. On-site parking is free to conference attendees.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION (PAYMENT):  Registrations must be submitted with full payment. Payment may be made by check or purchase order issued to NECOEM, or by Visa, Master Card, or American Express Card either online at www.necoem.org, by fax or by mail. Web registration is secure using your credit card or PayPal. To ensure enrollment, we encourage you to register early. Late registration fees apply after October 31st. Email confirmation will be sent.

SUBSTITUTION/CANCELLATION POLICY:  Substitutions may be made at any time without additional charge. The conference fee, less a $75 administrative charge, is refundable if cancellation is received by mail or facsimile at least ten business days prior to the conference (by Wednesday, November 16th).  The entire fee is forfeited if cancellation is not received before the deadline or if a registrant does not attend the conference. Substitutions/cancellations must be made in writing.

NECOEM and MAAOHN provide equal opportunity in education without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a veteran.  To request special services, assistance, or disability accommodations, please call Dianne Plantamura at 978/373-5597 at least two weeks in advance.
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