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Occupational and environmental health exposures cause thousands of illnesses and injuries each year. This lecture series addresses the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of disease and injuries related to environmental and occupational exposures encountered by physicians and their colleagues in local, regional, and international settings.

 

At this "virtual" venue for interdisciplinary education and professional networking, join us as we explore:

  • Current issues and emerging trends in occupational and environmental medicine
  • Practical applications of new scientific discoveries
  • Best practices in occupational and environmental medicine

INTENDED AUDIENCE

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and other health care professionals involved in treating patients with multiple or complex medical conditions in occupational and environmental medicine.

REGISTRATION

Registration is available as a package for the 5-session series, or for each individual session.

 

OBJECTIVES 
 

  1. Describe at least 1 current issue and/or emerging trend in occupational and environmental medicine.
  2. Identify 2 new developments in understanding occupational and environmental medicine practice.
  3. Discuss 2 practical applications of new treatment options and prevention methods that can positively impact your practice.
  4. List 2 ways to improve collaborative practice across the public healthcare team.

Origination Date:1/31/2019

Renewal Date: 1/31/2021

Expiration Date:1/31/2023

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Sciences, University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 1.2 nursing contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.

CPH: For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE:  

In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use. 

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. 

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

To receive continuing education (CE):

Complete the activity; instructions for CE will be given to participants upon completion of the activity.