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OccMed Colloquium Series

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Auditorium

FACILITATING EARLY RETURN-T-WORK AFTER MUSCULOSKELETAL INJRIES: THE PHASE I RETAIN PILOT PROGRAM IN CONNECTICUT Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Speaker: William Shaw, Ph.D. Date: January 2, 2019 Time: 12:00n-1:00pm Location: Low Learning Center

Target Audience: occupational health professionals, primary care physicians and practitioners, health promotion professionals, health policy specialists.

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Provide a rationale for identifying and addressing return-to-work barriers among patients who are temporarily disabled from work. 2. Describe 3 best-practice guidelines to provide effective management of acute musculoskeletal pain problems and return-to-work coordination. 3. Describe the general scope and principal elements of the Phase I RETAIN-CT study that will be implemented in the CT Capital Region over the next 2 years. Aspects of the study may affect local providers who provide sickness absence certifications for their patients with musculoskeletal disorders.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Shaw have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Shaw will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product. ________________________________________

This CME activity is supported by an educational grant from Services and Work Loss Data Institute / Official Disability Guidelines. ________________________________________

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

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