Surety Medicine 
Glucose monitoring is an important strategy for healthy living in diabetic patients.  CDC photo 
Unstable blood glucose levels and other potential medical effects of diabetes can have
significant implications for employees who handle biological, chemical or nuclear
surety materials or function in surety-sensitive positions.

NOVEMBER 2014 SURETY MEDICINE TELECONFERENCE:

SCREENING DIABETICS FOR SUITABILITY AND RELIABILITY IN THE PRP 

The November 2014 Surety Medicine Teleconference will examine medical challenges presented by diabetic patients who work or are being screened to work in Personnel Reliability Program environments.  This month's teleconference will take place on Wednesday, 19 November at 1300 hrs (1 p.m.) Eastern Time.

To receive access information for attending the presentation by dial-in audio or at your desk via Defense Connect Online, send an email request to:
usarmy.apg.medcom-phc.mbx.surety-medicine@mail.mil

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NERVE AGENT ANTIDOTE KIT ALERT - 13 MAY 2014 UPDATE:

FDA further extends expiration dates of DuoDote(R) auto-injector lots

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the 28 March, 2014 alert that certain lots of DuoDote®  (registered trademark, Meridian Medical Technologies) nerve agent/organophosphate auto-injectors may be used for up to two years beyond their labeled expiration dates.  Specific guidance, including applicable lot numbers, can be found at the FDA web page at:  http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm376367.htm

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SURETY MEDICINE TELECONFERENCE SCHEDULE FOR FY15
All conferences begin at 1300 hrs / 1 p.m. Eastern Time (US)

 

Presentation Title 
(topics and dates subject to change)

Date

Screening Diabetics for Reliability and Suitability
in the PRP

11/19/2014

Regulatory Updates in the NPRP, BPRP and CPRP

12/17/2014

Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase Monitoring: What CMAs
Need to Know!

1/21/2015

 

Assessing Essential Job Functions and Surety Duties through the Worksite Visit Process

2/18/2015

Neurological Diseases
and the PRP

3/18/2015

 

Psychological Evaluations for the U.S. Army Personnel Reliability Programs 

4/15/2015

 

Bloodborne Pathogen Programs: Requirements for Pre- and Post-Exposure Prophylaxes

5/20/2015

DOT vs. PRP: Evaluation of the CDL Employee

6/17/2015

 

Cardiac Evaluation Guidelines for Army Civilian Police

7/15/2015

Permanent Limitations
and the PRP

8/19/2015

Emergency Essential Civilian Employees and the PRP

9/16/2015