Safer Disinfectant Use - Hand Sanitizers in the COVID - 19 Pandemic

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Safer Disinfectant Use - Hand hygiene is an integral part of the response to the COVID-19 public health emergency was originally presented on May 5, 2021. Experts will discuss issues associated with the increased demand for hand sanitizers during the COVID-19 pandemic. New and increasing safety concerns with hand sanitizers, including accidental ingestion by young children, contamination with methanol or 1-propanol, and ocular injuries, will be discussed. 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe issues related to the hand sanitizer shortage during the COVID - 19 pandemic
  2. Discuss new and increasing safety issues with hand sanitizers, including issues of particular concern in pediatric populations
  3. Identify ways to prevent toxic hand sanitizer exposures

Speakers

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Carl Baum, MD, FAAP, FACMT, Medical Director, PEHSU Program; Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

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Evelyn Mentari
, MD, MS, Acting Deputy Director for Safety, Division of Nonprescription Drugs II, Office of Nonprescription Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration 


CE Origination date: May 5, 2021
CE Expiration date: June 8, 2023

Course Code: PEHSU0505

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 1.0 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 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 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 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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