OccMed For DC's Residency!
What: OccMed Grand Rounds and "Fast Start" Residency Training
Where: Texarkana, AR, Arklatex Health Center
When: 2 and 3-day programs (16 hours or 24 hours)
Who Can Attend: You must have an active DC license and have attended Dr. Raker's 16-hour OccMed For DC's Initial Training Course and bring 1 staff member of your choice.
COST: Call for Pricing!
Dr. Raker provides you with the knowledge to perform this business in his OccMed For DC's 2 day training seminar. It's critical that you take Dr. Raker's information and become well versed in the many aspects of this business before you start and become certified in federal guidelines to ensure accuracy and compliance in the testing and reporting process. It's important that you know your skill level and scope of practice in the state in which you are practicing. Some reporting and professional aspects of this business may require a Physician to approve, perform or authorize testing, such as medical surveillance for Audiometric, EKG and Cardiac Stress Testing (EET). We work with Physicians that can provide some of these services for you in a Professional Services Agreement with you working under supervised direct orders (SDO).
This is a new business for you, and there is a lot to learn in a short period. We recommend that you have in place the equipment, training, and certifications before marketing your occupational services.
Employers may inquire about your knowledge, experience, and certification of the health evaluation services you provide. You may only have one opportunity to answer all their questions and get their business. Getting the experience and the confidence you need is the second step in the process of performing the many services to the hundreds of employers that need it in your area.
Your trainers will be Dr. Hebert, Dr. Raker, and our healthcare staff at Arklatex Health Center in Texarkana, Arkansas providing additional hands-on experience.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN AND WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING WHILE YOU ARE HERE?
- Drug and Alcohol Testing! Urine, hair follicle, and mouth swab collections, completion of several different paper and electronic Custody and Control Form (CCF). (DRUG COLLECTION AND BREATH ALCOHOL CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED).
- Audiometric Testing and Analysis, Daily Calibrations, and Introduction to Medical Surveillance.
- Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT), Spirometry, Respiratory Mask Fittings, use of the Portacount testing devices and computerized testing services.
- Digital X-rays, Format Requests for Asbestos and B-reads. Fit-for-duty examinations and documentation.
- Front office check-in and explanation of services requested, as well as forms to help you get started.
- Blood Draws (Certification Required), handling, and proper storage of blood products for medical surveillance.
- Medical Examinations observed for DOT Physicals, Marine Physicals, Crane Physicals, Non-DOT, Post-offer pre-employment, Post incident/accident/injury (Observed only unless CMT certified).
- Grand Rounds, Triage of Injuries as an observer, you will be required to shadow the doctor, as well as observe the interaction with Safety Personal, be in on important meetings with Safety and HR departments (When available).
- Additional forms and instructions which are specific for this business.
- Guidance on helping you purchase equipment and buying supplies which can save you money.
WHAT WILL YOU NEED WHILE YOU ARE HERE?
Dress in scrubs or loose-fitting clothing and wear comfortable shoes. You will be on your feet all day long and for several days. Bring a large notepad to take notes, and be prepared to take home samples of everything we do here. (Large tote bag!)
WHEN SHOULD I BE THERE?
It's best you train at the end of the week. It's best to arrive the night before on Wednesday, If you are there Thursday and Friday. We will not be available over the weekend.
Starts at 8:00 am with a short break for lunch, then close at 5:00 pm. WE EXPECT YOU TO WORK! SO GET READY TO ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES AND LEARN THIS STUFF!
CAN WE CONTACT YOU IF WE HAVE ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?
As always, Dr. Raker is available for comment, but also we can field your calls on any questions you may have in this business!
WHERE CAN I STAY?
You will need to get a local hotel nearby, or you can stay with Dr. Hebert or Dr. Raker.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO GET STARTED?
Learn it NOW, so that your ready when the business starts coming in!
Charles (Wayne) Hebert, DC, FACO
Arklatex Health Center, Occupational Medicine Healthcare Provider
Fellow, American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists
Designated Doctor, Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers Compensation
FMCSA, Certified Medical Examiner
The information provided is for the sole purpose of education, and is not intended to treat disease or conditions. The information provided is for evaluation services which involve employers, and their employees to ensure they can comply with Federal and State Guidelines regarding the employee's ability to physical qualify to work in the DOT, industrial, commercial and other construction industries. The healthcare provider can use the information for their private practice only, and cannot sell, or teach the information provided at the "OccMed Fast Track Training Program" without express written permission.. The practice of Medicine is illegal in all 50 states, and it is the responsibility of the healthcare provider to determine their scope of practice in the state they are licensed in to provide evaluation services under the laws of the United States on the federal level, and in their respective state licensing authority. It is highly recommended you consult with a healthcare lawyer in order to render an opinion prior to marketing or performing any services taught in this course.
"OccMed For DC's" Training Services, and “Fast Start” Occupational Residency is not affiliated with the "American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine" board certification program. It is at our recommendation that you contract with a Physician licensed in your state to provide professional level services with the training, experience, and knowledge to provide Occupational and Environmental Health related services that is not in your scope of practice.