[MCOH-EH] Fire Fighter Physicals

Dan Samo dandad at aol.com
Mon Nov 11 09:07:01 PST 2019

We always first had the MA or RN do all the blood work, PFT, audiogram and whatever else was included in the contract (except stress test).  We would often send them on-site to do this.  This way the department would not need to hire firefighters back to cover the men when they had to go to the clinic. Then a week or two later they could see the doctor (sometimes we did that on site too) and then the doc would have all the results, do a history and physical and be able to finish the paperwork with recommendations etc.

Doctor time would be about half an hour per patient. The data gathering was usually about an hour per patient.

Hope this helps. 

Daniel G Samo, MD, FACOEM
ACOEM Public Safety Medicine Section
Principle Member NFPA Occupational health and safety TASK GROUP

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> On Nov 10, 2019, at 10:32 PM, Anne Mills <amills at crhc.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> Does anyone do fire fighter exams?  If yes, how much clinical time do you schedule?  And what components of the exam are done by the Occ. Health RN?
> Any and all information appreciated!
> Anne
> Anne C. Mills, MSN, RN, COHN-S
> Concord Hospital
> Director Employee Health Services 
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