Is ThIs YOur CAllIng?
MEDICInE Fact SHeet
Y may like occupational medicine so much that you may want
to specialize in occupational and environmental medicine (OEM).
If so, you must continue your medical education to acquire the
knowledge and skills the specialty demands. The American College
of Occupational and Environmental Medicine says physicians are
expected to be competent in these 10 areas:
If you plan to offer OEM as part of your primary care practice, some of
these skills will be helpful to you as well.
KEYs to creating a contract
Everything we know about occupational medicine we’ve
learned at the school of hard knocks. Contracts are no
exception. We learned as much from not having a contract
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as we did from hiring an expensive lawyer to write one for
us. here are some key points to keep in mind:
■ simple is best. Keep■your■document■to■one■page.■People■are■
■ Cover the basics. Be■sure■to■include■details■such■as■the■
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■ Be flexible. Consider■allowing■unsatisfied■clients■to■terminate■