Work and Reproductive Health: Awareness and Prevention
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
12:00pm-1:00pm Pacific Time
This lecture will offer training to primary care and reproductive health care providers on the scope and nature of occupational reproductive health concerns. Participants will receive training and tools to help healthcare professionals provide services and counseling to workers of all genders concerned about their reproductive health. Topics and activities include:
- Best practices for appropriate health histories and hazard screening with patients who are in their reproductive years
- Techniques for effective risk communication with patients
- Federal and state regulatory guidelines designed to improve occupational reproductive health while maintaining an equitable workplace
- The stages of reproductive health concern, including preconception, prenatal and post-natal/lactation
- The types, effects of, and means to control occupational exposures of concern for reproductive health
- information on evidence-based resources for more information on occupational exposure risks
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Debra Cherry, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
University of Washington
Funding and support for this project has been provided by the State of Washington, Department of Labor & Industries, Safety & Health Investment Projects.
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 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 nursing contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.