Integrating Occupational Medicine into the Urgent Care Center
1 hour recorded audio and power point
Recorded on Septerber 25, 2015
Description: This course will help you identify the equipment needed to incorporate Occupational Medicine in your Urgent Care. It will also provide guidance for compliance with federal examinations and certifications, and discuss some marketing strategies.
- Determine what equipment is necessary to add occupational medicine services to an urgent care center
- Develop a training plan that meets requirements for certifications and knowledge
- Develop a sales and marketing plan to reach the area's employers
- Identify client needs and set up protocols to assure efficiency and success in service delivery
- Follow-up with clients to assure they’re satisfied with the services provided
Bonnie Peterson, RN, BSN, CAOHC Bonnie Peterson is currently a Director of Consulting for Urgent Care Consultants. Prior to this position, she was the Workman’s Compensation Claims Coordinator at United Technologies Aerospace Systems in Rockford, IL. She was responsible for working with the injured employees, and managing the claim by working with the employee, physicians, and insurance company. She spent 20 years prior to that as the Director of Clinical Services for Physician’s Immediate Care in Northern Illinois. Bonnie has spent the majority of her nursing experience in urgent care and occupational health. She currently holds instructor certification for evidential breath testing, and urine drug screens. She is certified to complete pulmonary function testing and occupational audiology testing. During her tenure at Physician’s Immediate Care, she was Director over 19 clinics in 3 different states. She was directly responsible for staff training, development and quality. She was directly involved with new clinic expansion and start up. She successfully reached across all departments to help manage costs, quality and growth. As a consultant, she will bring her knowledge of urgent care and occupational medicine to provide insight on clinic start up, equipment needs, staffing and training. Bonnie was born into a military family and has 5 siblings. She has been married to her husband, Russ for 37 years and has two grown sons, Shane and Joel. She is an avid Chicago Bears fan, loves watching her sons in sports and music performance, loves to garden, and spending time with friends and family.
Financial Disclosures: Salaried through MNM Consultants
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase.
Urgent Care Management Certificate (UCMC) Credit
This course is designated for 1 credit of OPeratoins towards the Urgent Care Management Certificate.
Submitting for Credit:
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