Surety Medicine 
Ocular measurement pupillometer - US Army Health Clinic Dugway photo 

SEPTEMBER 2014 SURETY MEDICINE TELECONFERENCE

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT IN THE SURETY SETTING: PUPILLOMETER CASE STUDY

The September 2014 Surety Medicine Teleconference presents a case study in medical process improvement:  A physician at a U.S. Army research site discusses the use of pupillometry to evaluate nerve agent laboratory workers.  Please note that this month's teleconference takes place on 24 September - the fourth Wednesday of the month rather than the usual third Wednesday.  The conference will begin 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

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