Surety Medicine 

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AUGUST 2014 SURETY MEDICINE TELECONFERENCE

HIV, CD4 COUNTS, ANTI-RETROVIRAL DRUGS,
AND IMPAIRED IMMUNE FUNCTION

How does HIV - positive status affect a worker's participation in the Personnel Reliability Program?  During the August 2014 Surety Medicine Teleconference, a division chief from the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) discusses a process for immune function assessment and related biological exposure concerns for biological safety level laboratory workers. 

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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 Join us for future Surety Medicine teleconferences:

SURETY MEDICINE TELECONFERENCE SCHEDULE FOR FY14
All conferences begin at 1300 hrs / 1 p.m. Eastern Time (US)

Presentation Title

Date

(Topics and dates subject to change) 

 

HIV: CD4 Counts, Antiretroviral Drugs, and Impaired Immune Function 

20 August
    2014

 

Use of Pupilometry in Evaluation of Nerve Agent Workers

 

      24 September 
     2014

 

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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Just Released:

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

Animal Worker Occupational Health Issues in the Biological and Chemical Surety Programs  

10/15/2014

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

 

Medical 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