PEHSU Grands Rounds: Housing and Health: Making the Connection
This webinar was originally presented on 09/30/20. This webinar includes current and relevant information for health professionals to help identify home environmental exposures that have both direct and indirect health and economic impacts. This presentation reviews how daily activities increase exposure to particles and contaminants.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Describe how indoor exposure to hazards in homes contribute to chronic health problems in children
- Identify the eight healthy home Keep it principles
- Explain at least two of the four pathways that connect human health impacts to the built environment
Kevin Kennedy, MPH, CEIC
Kevin Kennedy, MPH, CIEC is an Environmental Hygienist and Program Director of the Environmental Health Program at Children’s Mercy Kansas City. The program provides patient families, schools and childcares with technical assistance and resources to assist them in identifying and reducing indoor environmental exposures that may result in health problems for children. They perform research and teach short courses on indoor environmental health issues focusing on home environmental health assessments and environmental interventions to reduce exposure. Mr. Kennedy has been involved in environmental health science and industrial hygiene chemistry consulting for over 30 years.
CE Origination date: 09/30/20
CE Expiration date: 11/03/22
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 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 1.0 nursing contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.0. CDC provider number 98614.
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 1.0 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, our presenters, content experts 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. Planning committee reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. Presentation 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.
Disclaimer: This course was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the PEHSUs by providing partial funding to CDC/ATSDR through an Inter-Agency Agreement. The findings and conclusions presented have not been formally disseminated by CDC/ATSDR or EPA and should not be construed to represent any agency determination or policy. Use of trade names that may be mentioned is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the CDC/ATSDR or EPA.
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