Course Description
The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge and competence of healthcare providers and public health professionals so they may better understand, diagnose, treat and manage injuries and illnesses as a result of occupational and environmental exposures of workers and worker populations.

This presentation will explore how to communicate the insidious impact of pollutants and toxic chemicals on chronic disease and expand the focus on prevention.

October 1, 2020 - UW Medicine South Lake Union, Seattle

EPIDEMICS, FAST and SLOW: Risk Communication for Insidious Population Health Disasters

Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH

Investigator, BC Children's Hospital

Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University

UW Medicine South Lake Union Building E Room 130 A&B

750 Republican St, Seattle, WA 98109

Intended Audience
Occupational and Environmental Medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, risk communications professionals, epidemiologists, industrial hygiene and safety professionals, and other health care professionals involved in treating patients with multiple or complex work-related medical conditions in occupational and environmental medicine.


6:00 p.m.  Registration, networking, heavy hors d'oeuvres
6:45 p.m.  Lecture
7:45 p.m.  Q&A
8:00 p.m.  Adjourn

Complimentary parking paid for by Continuing Education Programs

* This event is also available for webinar and Olympia satellite site participation *

Click here to join the October 1st live webinar

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Continuing education for the activity has been approved.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Please see for complete information on the types of continuing education available.