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ACOEM's Work Fitness and Dis/Ability Section:
1. Supports the development of special expertise among ACOEM members by providing education, training, and mentoring in all aspects of impairment and work disability. This includes patient assessment and management, as well as outcomes management techniques for dis/ability prevention, mitigation, and return-to-work planning. It also includes understanding dis/ability policy and plan design, organizational dynamics, and how to work with all involved parties.
2. Provides expertise to ACOEM for communication with others about how occupational medicine physicians can assist others by assessing impairment and mitigating work disability in individuals whose illness or injury has temporarily or permanently affected their ability to work, or whose fitness for a particular type of work is unclear.
3. Advocates for the inclusion of functional outcomes as a way to demonstrate the effectiveness of medical care for all specialties.
4. Advocates for the continued development and expanded use of standardized guidelines, methods and technology in order to improve the consistency, accuracy, fairness, and usefulness of physician evaluations and opinions regarding work fitness, work disability and/or impairment
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