Protecting Our Children From Home Health Hazards: Information for Primary Care Providers on Lead Poisoning and Asthma

WEBINAR: Thursday, May 8th 12:30pm—1:30pm EST

Presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment in collaboration with the National Nursing Centers Consortium. Supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Clinical Directors Network.

As young children spend around 90% of their time in the home, with much of that time in their bedrooms, it is important to ensure that children have a healthy and safe place to live. Primary care providers can play a critical role in identifying environmental hazards in the home that impact on a child’s health by asking about environmental exposures and counseling patients on steps they can take to create a healthy home. This webinar will discuss environmental hazards in the home, with an emphasis on lead poisoning and asthma.

This session is pending for 1.0 Prescribed credit through the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). For the purposes of American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification and re-certification, participants may use these contact hours.

Speakers:

Jerome A. Paulson, MD, FAAP
Medical Director for National and Global Affairs & Director of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment
Child Health Advocacy Institute
Children’s National Health System
Professor of Pediatrics and of Environmental & Occupational Health
George Washington University

Rachael Greenberg
Environmental Health Project Coordinator
National Nursing Centers Consortium

Date: May 8th, 2014, 12:30-1:30pm EST
REGISTER AT: http://bit.ly/HHWebinarRegistration
Webinar Login: http://bit.ly/HealthyHomesWebinar click “Join” and follow instructions
Call in-information: 1. Call conference number, US Toll Free 1-888-680-0812, 2. Enter the conference code: 700 286 1381

For questions contact: Veronica Tinney, 202-471-4829, vtinney@cnmc.org

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